Category Archives: Articulation

Teaching Social Skills With Puppets

I really enjoy ASHA Leader Magazine’s new format and especially look forward to the “Blogjam” section, since I’m a blogger and have even been featured in it. In the March issue one of my favorite SLP blogs, If Only I … Continue reading

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Correcting Lateral sh in Speech Therapy

I must say the lateral /sh/ used to scare me a bit in speech therapy until I took Pamela Marsalla’s course,“Practical Therapy Tips for Persistent Articulation Errors: Frontal Lisp, Lateral Lisp and Distorted R. I got amazingly quick results in establishing … Continue reading

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Puppet-on-a-Stick Helps Attention In Speech Therapy

I was attracted to Educational Insights’ Puppet-on-a-Stick at the Toy Fair last year, because of it’s unique design, allowing kids to hold the character and operate the mouth while pulling down the lever on his stick body. Obvious uses are … Continue reading

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Dress for Success – 24 words to teach your child… in 30 seconds a day

Thanks to our guest blogger, Erica Cardamone, speech-language pathologist, talking expert, and new blogger at www.thespeechies.com, whose mission is to provide parents with the same knowledge and tools that we use during speech therapy, to build and enhance their children’s language. Check out … Continue reading

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Preschool Speech Therapy Activities

One of the challenges of being an itinerant speech therapist is that you have to plan enough activities for the hour and bring your fun to the child. I usually have about 4-6 activities planned for a preschool speech therapy … Continue reading

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Fresh Squeezed Feeding Line by Infantino Helpful for Speech Feeding Therapy

When I saw Infantino’s new Fresh Squeezed feeding line I was excited to see their high quality, easy and efficient masher, mill and puree machine to prepare soft foods to load up 4 ounce food pouches in their Squeeze Station. … Continue reading

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Zingo! Sight Words for Reading and Speech Therapy

Teachers and parents dread the “lists” that kids have to learn that challenge even the most creative educators to find a way to make it fun. Whether it is multiplication tables or lists of sight words, it is critical to … Continue reading

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Free Articulation Screener by Little Bee Speech

I really enjoy watching how many of us speech language pathologists are following our passions and sharing our work with each other to improve the lives of kids! I’m sharing the best off-the -shelf kids’ products to make therapy fun … Continue reading

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Child-Led Speech Therapy Lessons

We all know that child-led play is preferable because kids learn more, use their imagination and discover as they explore and invent new ways to use toys or props. Yesterday, I arrived at Annika’s house and she had just gotten … Continue reading

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Back to School Speech Therapy, Great Puzzles

I love to use puzzles in speech therapy and want to share some new terrific puzzles to liven up therapy sessions. Interesting puzzles can be used as a reinforcer for articulation therapy or language lessons, having the child give a … Continue reading

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