Category Archives: Articulation

Speech Therapy Articulation Practice

I seem to be on a roll talking about speech therapy practice but I just blog about what is happening with the kids I work with. Today I showed up at four year-old Jimmy’s house to work on /k/ and … Continue reading

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Articulation Practice in Speech Therapy

Articulation speech therapy is often only once or twice a week so practice between sessions is so important for progress. I have tried so many options to motivate kids to practice–lists on their refrigerator, games to play, bribing with silly … Continue reading

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Articulation Activities for Speech Therapy

Today I was working on articulation (k,g) with my 4 year-old friend who loves pirates. After he did his “set up” as he called it–he set up a scene with all my Playmobil pirates and the ship, we moved to … Continue reading

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Spring Speech Therapy Lessons, Poetry

Kids l love water so a story about splashing in puddles is the perfect spring book for a speech therapy lesson. Puddles, by Jonathan London is all about having fun exploring after a thunderstorm and definitely NOT staying dry! This … Continue reading

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Articulation Therapy with Speech Buddies

Articulation therapy can be easy and hard–easy if a child quickly learns the correct production of the error sound and the rest is embedding drill into fun activities! But what about that persistent case where the child just can’t find … Continue reading

Posted in 12 years and up, 3-6 year-olds, 6-8 year-olds, 8 years and up, Apraxia, Articulation | 6 Comments

New Games and Toys for Speech Therapy

Some games and toys are directly related to building language or helping with speech articulation. I blogged about 2 such games last time. Another valuable tool for speech therapy is a toy where you build on it, adding pieces as … Continue reading

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Great Games for Speech Therapy

At the New York Toy Fair 2011, I found many wonderful games for kids but two in particular stand out for speech therapy. “Guess How I Feel?” by Fun and Function helps kids talk about their feelings and reactions to … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy Articulation Carryover for “s”

I work with a 7 year-old boy on /s/ and he is at the carryover stage of therapy. He tends to do well in structured situations but forgets his /s/ in less structured situations like playing a game. Finally I … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Speech Therapy Friends

Today was my last day with little Reagan. I have really enjoyed my sessions with her because she tries so hard, her mom encourages practice, and her little brother pulls up a chair when I come, thinking he is part … Continue reading

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Summer Speech and Language Therapy Outside

Some kids work harder in a less structured setting, moving and learning as they go. Summer is a great opportunity to take these kids outside to explore and work on speech and language goals on the move. My friend, Nathan, … Continue reading

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