Books for Speech Therapy

Using “Snail Mail” in Speech Therapy

“Snail Mail” was my book share choice on Instagram this week. While it does explain the mail system accurately, it is a cute book to read during your mail carrier theme in speech therapy. The story of 4 snails (all with different personalities) take on the huge task of traveling across the country to deliver… Continue reading Using “Snail Mail” in Speech Therapy

Books for Speech Therapy, Language

Using “The Magic of Friendship Snow” for Social Skills

Many children with language delays struggle to make true friends in throughout elementary and middle school. Sometimes, children don't pick up on the social cues or social routines of making a friend. Other times, they lack the confidence to make friends because they don't have the social skills. This is where a speech therapist can… Continue reading Using “The Magic of Friendship Snow” for Social Skills

SLP FUN!!

Practical Gifts for the Traveling Speech Pathologist

I have been a traveling speech pathologist for 10 years now. That doesn't even include the time I spent working in the school system and traveling between schools. Out of my seven years of being a school based SLP, 6 of those years had me dragging materials between at least 2 campuses. To say I… Continue reading Practical Gifts for the Traveling Speech Pathologist

SLPreneuer

SLPreneur Saturday with Thumb Bunny Speech

I am starting a new feature this month! It's called SLPreneur Saturday and I am so excited! Each month I will feature 1-2 SLPs who are rocking it. Some will be school based SLPs with a blog or TpT store. Some may have a podcast. Others could be those brave souls who ventured into private… Continue reading SLPreneur Saturday with Thumb Bunny Speech

Parent Tips

Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 2 Toys

There are TONS of toys out there, that with just a little parent involvement, make the top of the "SLP RECOMMENDS" list.  I am not talking about 500 bazillion pieces to put together.  Toys that you can take out of the box and start playing with are the ones I am referring to.  I have… Continue reading Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 2 Toys

SLP extras

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

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

Books for Speech Therapy, Language

“Light Up Language” in Speech Therapy

Finding ways to keep kids engaged and interested in speech therapy can be a tricky feat for even the most creative SLP.  After you have spent countless hours on creating ridiculously fabulous lessons (Great job, by the way!), there will always be that one kid that is like "Meh."  Or maybe you are the SLP… Continue reading “Light Up Language” 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!

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Pinkalicious

Speech therapy just got really girly!  I absolutely love "Pinkalicious!"  I love the conversations that this book stimulates.  How many times were you told as a kid that would turn into the food you ate ALL THE TIME?  I certainly remember hearing I was going to turn into a chicken nugget one day.  Those same… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Pinkalicious