Category Archives: Speech and Language Delay

Speech Therapy with Playdoh

Lately I have been reminded to follow the interests of the children I am working with–almost to an extreme! My little 2 year-old friend starts saying “Dough” as soon as he sees we arrive at this door and I have … Continue reading

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Crack the Books “Seashores to Sea Floors” Review and Free Giveaway

Mobile Education Store has been a treasure chest of great apps for learning language from Conversation Builder and Rainbow Sentences to Tense Builder and Story Builder, that engage kids with clever cartoons and break down language learning into kid-sized bites. … Continue reading

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Articulation Carryover Techniques

I wanted to report on another articulation carryover technique I mentioned in an earlier blog. I have some favorite little foam shapes that I use as chips when kids are working on sounds. One of Pam Marshalla’s games for carryover … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy Using Parents Magazine

Ideas for speech therapy come to me at the funniest times, including in the middle of the night. Can any of my fellow SLP’s relate? Anyway, I was having a therapy session with one of my students who was working … Continue reading

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New Toy Fair Toys Rock in Speech Therapy

I had some fun sharing my pictures and a few new toys from Toy Fair 2014 in therapy this week. The little boys I work with who love legos added my pictures to their “Speech Boxes” in the SpeechBox app … Continue reading

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More Articulation Carryover Activities

Okay, here I am trying out some more ideas and modifying some from Pam Marshalla’s book, “Carryover Techniques in Articulation and Phonological Therapy.” I have several boys from 5-8 years old who are in the last stage of therapy and … Continue reading

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Articulation Carryover Techniques, Self-Monitoring

I promised to blog my way through Pam Marshalla’s book, “Carryover Techniques in Articulation and Phonological Therapy,” and I’m ready to tackle self-monitoring. I realize as I work through this excellent resource, that after over 35 years of working with … Continue reading

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Preschool Articulation Therapy Lesson with 3D Dinoland Puzzle

For some reason, I find myself getting several new students this fall, all of whom are 4 year-old boys with articulation delays. Several of them come described as “mumbling” by their mothers and have overall imprecision as well as substitutions … Continue reading

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Halloween Spider Fun in Speech Therapy

Okay, spiders aren’t my favorite bug, but as long as they are cute in a book, I am okay with them. Let’s not get into snakes though! Today I brought out one of my favorite Halloween books for Speech Therapy, … Continue reading

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When a Therapist, Client Relationship Doesn’t Work

I thought I’d blog about a topic that we don’t talk about very much but is part of our experience as speech pathologists. Most of the time we move into a  place with our clients where there is a nice … Continue reading

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