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Halloween Books for Speech Therapy

My search for Halloween books that are simple, funny and have lots of language to discuss brought me to two more books that might be helpful to you. Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler is a favorite as the skeleton goes … Continue reading

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Autism Games to Play

Recently, as I was looking on the internet for games to play with my kids on the autism spectrum, I came across autismgames.org, a wonderful site engineered by speech pathologist, Tahirih Bushey. Her site and blog encourages parents and specialists … Continue reading

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Disney Offers Refunds on Baby Einstein Videos

Wow. Can you believe it? Finally, at least an implied answer to our question that so many of us have been asking–where is the research to back up the marketing claims of building a brighter baby by showing them videos … Continue reading

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The Writing Menu, Assists Speech Therapy

Many of us speech therapists were trained to rehabilitate oral language skills and leave the written skills to the teacher or resource teacher. I still believe that my main value is in building oral language skills, which can feed right … Continue reading

Posted in 6-8 year-olds, Elementary School, Elementary School Age, Language, Speech and Language Delay, Strategies to Encourange Language Development | Leave a comment

Halloween Fun with Books, Speech Therapy

I shared some of my favorite Halloween books last week and have used them when working with kids with typically developing language as well as those with auditory processing difficulties, and those on the autism spectrum. I had quite a … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy Halloween Ideas for Autism, Language and Articulation

Halloween is a fun time of year for kids and an easy theme to introduce into therapy. Today I want to share a few books on that theme that are simple, yet fun and can be incorporated into a language … Continue reading

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Talk to Your Baby, Says the New York Times

Today’s New York Times includes the article, “From Birth, Engage Your Child With Talk” by Jane Brody. The author has observed what we are all seeing–too many moms and nannies stolling their babies while distracted on their cell phones and … Continue reading

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Speech Language Therapy Books

I try to work on all of my language goals while using excellent children’s literature. Recently, I was working on brainstorming ideas with a student to prepare for a writing assignment about a “memory.” The teacher read Wilfrid Gordon McDonald … Continue reading

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Language Therapy Book Resources, Elementary Age

I love to use great picture books when doing language therapy so I wanted to share a few that have been rich for teaching certain language goals for elementary aged kids. Recently I was working with a fourth grader whose … Continue reading

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