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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Ocean

Last week we talked about the beach in speech therapy.  It was only fitting that we have an ocean theme this week.  Sometimes, I am really on top of my game and I coordinate this theme with Shark Week.  But this year?  Guess I wasn't on top of things.   Ocean Books for Speech Therapy… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Ocean

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Adapting Puzzles for Speech Therapy

What does SLP doesn't love using puzzles during speech therapy? Puzzles are great language enrichment tools, easily used in sensory bins and awesome hide and seek reinforcers! I love to use the chunky wooden puzzles in therapy. But then I ran across this cute little 24 piece puzzle for just $1. What would I do… Continue reading Adapting Puzzles for Speech Therapy

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Dinosaurs

We proved good speech is not extinct during dinosaur week!  I have never seen so many boys excited about speech therapy as I saw last week. Books for Speech Therapy I had THREE different books that I used throughout the week. The most popular was "What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy Adventure." … Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Dinosaurs

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Community Helpers Part 1

Community helpers is a great theme for speech therapy.  You could easily turn it into a month long theme full of activities, games and books!  I usually stretch it over 2 weeks if I can.  Since I do so much during this theme, I turned this post into a 4 part series. We started our theme with… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Community Helpers Part 1

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Down on the Farm!

A farm theme is so cute and easy for a speech therapy session!  You can use the theme and adapt it to so many different clients on your speech therapy caseload.  In this blog post, I rounded up my favorite farm books to use in my speech therapy sessions as well as favorite activities and toys!  Your… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Down on the Farm!

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Week in Review: On the Road!

My previous post was all about what the girls did a couple of weeks ago.  Our week was all about pink!  But the boys?  Not so much!  The boys talked about cars and trucks!  I found a new book for this week that I absolutely loved!!!  The little boy in the story had such an… Continue reading Week in Review: On the Road!

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Week in Review: Get the Scoop in Speech

A couple of weeks ago, I did an ice cream theme in my therapy sessions.  I used to make ice cream or ice cream sundaes when I worked in the school system.  But since, I moved to the home health setting, it's just not possible for me to do that.  But we find other ways… Continue reading Week in Review: Get the Scoop in Speech

Parent Tips

Parent Tip: Using Puzzles to Enhance Language Skills

Kids love puzzles! SLPs love puzzles too!!  Better yet?  Parents usually have a puzzle or two in the house.  Why not use something that your SLP brings and your kids love?  (Yes, there are a lot of questions to start this post.  I will try to stop it!)  Puzzles are so simple yet so great… Continue reading Parent Tip: Using Puzzles to Enhance Language Skills