Category Archives: 8 years and up

TenseBuilder App Review

Mobile Education Store is fast becoming a favorite source for speech therapy apps. It’s hard to find engaging apps for kids past the pre-school level, but they have created fun videos that kids as old as 10 enjoy. The 2-4 … Continue reading

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PAL Award Top 10 Picks on NBC CT Today

I had a fun interview with Kerri-Lee Maryland today at NBC CT, announcing some of our Top Ten PAL Award Picks for 2012! These are the 10 best products in each of three categories–toys, books and games–that deliver great play … Continue reading

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Playonwords.com Announces 2012 Fall PAL Award Winners!

Playonwords.com Presents Their Fall 2012 Play Advances Language (PAL) Award Winners, The Best Toys, Books and Games To Spark Fun And Encourage Language Development Play On Words LLC, led by highly respected speech therapist Sherry Artemenko, announces 2012’s Fall PAL … Continue reading

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Language Lessons for Pumpkin Jack

After my trip to a delightful family pumpkin farm, The Hall family farm in Charlotte NC, I was excited to find Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell that takes the reader through the steps of carving a pumpkin for Halloween, setting … Continue reading

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Halloween Books and Apps for Speech Therapy

Halloween is such a fun holiday for kids and provides lots of material to make our speech therapy sessions special! ASHASphere has a guest post this past week, Appdapted: Halloween Themed Apps by Speech Pathologist, Jeremy Legaspi, which provides a … Continue reading

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Preposition Builder App for Speech Therapy Fun

This is my first review of an app by Mobile Education Store and I’m “apply” impressed!  Kids liked this app so much with its clever engaging cartoon illustrations that I was able to use it to teach and reinforce prepositions as … Continue reading

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Rorys’ Story Cubes MAX Helps Kids With Special Needs

Speech therapists, parents and kids have enjoyed Rory’s Story Cubes for building storytelling skills as players use images on dice to trigger ideas for their tale. Inventor Rory O’Connor, who brought us Action Cubes this year as well, which depict … Continue reading

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Lego Friends Designed for Girl’s Construction and Pretend Play

I just reviewed my first Lego Friends set, Olivia’s Tree House, and based on my little girl tester and her mom, it is a PAL Award winner! Lego is known for listening to parents and designing products to meet their … Continue reading

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Back To School Great New Games for Speech Therapy

The beginning of a new school year is always exciting for students as well as educators–I still feel the thrill several years after I’ve left the public schools to start my private practice. Everything is fresh and new–paper, name tags, … Continue reading

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Retail Stores Reaching out To Special Needs Community

I am so excited about the buzz around retailers and manufacturers’ interest in serving the special needs community by making it easy for parents to enter a store and find a toy or game that would address their child’s specific … Continue reading

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