Category Archives: Apraxia

Preschool Activities for Speech Language Delay

Don’t we all want to get the most out of our therapy sessions while having fun?? I find it challenging to find fun activities that don’t monopolize the session, but leave room for plenty of responses by the child. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Products for Children with Special Needs

Parents of children who I work with are always looking for fun and effective products to use with their kids to promote their skills. One of the best catalogues of early intervention products I have found is “Beyond Play.” The … Continue reading

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Articulation Speech Therapy Games

I find the easiest way to motivate kids working on sounds is to have a cache of fun, motivating games to play with them. Have them say several sounds, words or phrases before a turn and then make a move … Continue reading

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Articulation Speech Therapy for R and S

On Friday I attended a continuing education course by BER (Bureau of Education and Research) on “Practical Therapy Techniques for Persistent Articulation Errors: Frontal Lisp, Lateral Lisp and Distorted “R” by Pam Marshalla, MA, CCC-SLP.  I wanted to recommend it … Continue reading

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Preschool Speech Therapy Activities

When I work with preschoolers, I always use toys and great books. Recently, I came upon A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson (the author of the fun series “A Bear Snores On.”) This is a clever story of … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy Materials, Preschool Books

As speech therapists we are always looking for new materials to throw in our bag of fun to keep little ones engaged and entertained. I use toys as well as books to change up the action. I wanted to share … Continue reading

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How To Motivate Your Preschooler to Practice Speech

First of all your preschooler should not be told he has to practice speech or any other direct way of implying that there is something wrong with him that he needs to change. I figure I am doing things right … Continue reading

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Early Diagnosis of Apraxia of Speech

Recently I seem to be getting calls to test kids from 2 1/2-3 years old who have had a history of speech therapy for about a year. Their original diagnosis had been “apraxic like speech” or apraxia. Now that they … Continue reading

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