Articulation, Language, Speech Therapy Themes

The SLP’s Guide to Using “Heimlich’s Chew Chew Train” YouTube Video in Speech Therapy

We just finished up 3 weeks of a bug theme in our speech therapy sessions. I don't usually carry out my bug theme that long but COVID-19 and teletherapy happened. Now, I am sitting back, wondering why I have I never done this before?! My speech therapy sessions have had to take on an entirely… Continue reading The SLP’s Guide to Using “Heimlich’s Chew Chew Train” YouTube Video in Speech Therapy

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Grace: Thoughts from an Overwhelmed Speech Pathologist

Texas issued the "shelter in place" about a month ago. Being considered an "essential service", I continued home visits for a couple of weeks. At the end of March, it was decided it was too much of a hazard for in home visits and I moved to teletherapy. I do not consider myself a "tech… Continue reading Grace: Thoughts from an Overwhelmed Speech Pathologist

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Thoughts from a Speech Pathologist: Teletherapy

I am glad I chose to write this post after my second week of teletherapy. If I had written it after the first week, it would have most likely been filled with **beeps**. I am not going to lie. After that first week, I was ready to cry and throw in the towel. Nothing went… Continue reading Thoughts from a Speech Pathologist: Teletherapy

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How I Decrease Missed Speech Therapy Visits as a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist

Picture this: You got up early to plan or double check your plans for today’s sessions. Your bag is packed. Your car is loaded down with toys and other necessities for the day. You are rocking along in the morning. You pull up to your 2nd visit of the morning which happens to be at… Continue reading How I Decrease Missed Speech Therapy Visits as a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist

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SLP on the Go: How I Am Getting Organized in 2019

Each year, I start off with the idea of getting my business organized better.  Usually by mid-February, this SLP has fallen off the organization wagon.  But this year I am hoping it is different.  I am working to stay organized AND healthy!  Sanity and health all at one?  That's a tough battle for most working… Continue reading SLP on the Go: How I Am Getting Organized in 2019

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An Alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for the Traveling SLP

It's that wonderful... scratch that.  It's THAT time of year.  Fellow SLP, you know what I'm talking about.  The craziness of busy schedules, the chaos, the KIDS! Kids have a 6th sense when it comes to the holidays.  Even if they can't read a calendar, they know!  Many parents use "Elf on the Shelf" to… Continue reading An Alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for the Traveling SLP

Parent Tips

Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 1 Board Games

Christmas is just around the corner.  This is also the time of year that I get the question, "What would you recommend for my child?"  As an SLP, I am ALWAYS going to recommend engaging, NON-TECHNOLOGY based toys and games...ALWAYS!  Parents are so wrapped up in IPads, tablets and all the apps that go with… Continue reading Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 1 Board Games

Themed Speech Therapy

Simple Bat Crafts for Speech Therapy

With Halloween just around the corner, it is a perfect time for a bat theme in speech therapy!  I had a bat theme last week which ended up being a big hit...especially these two crafts!  I posted the pictures of a couple of children's finished products and they were quickly LOVED!  So I figured, I… Continue reading Simple Bat Crafts for Speech Therapy

Hands On Therapy Activities

Quick Drill Boxes in Speech Therapy

We've all seen the beautiful blogs posts about picture prefect therapy sessions go for that one speech therapist.  Let's be honest...not all speech therapy sessions are smooth and picture perfect.  You may see 6 kids in a mixed group in which you need to address everything from articulation to grammar in 30 minutes.  Maybe you… Continue reading Quick Drill Boxes in Speech Therapy

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Purplicious!

The girls continued the girly theme in speech therapy.  This week was all about purple, cakes and painting!  I love this book because it emphasizes to be your own person and don't be afraid to like what you like.  We had an assortment of activities to address each girl's goals.  (You can find all the activities… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Purplicious!