Category Archives: Speech and Language Delay

Articulation Carryover Ideas

I work with several children with articulation goals–aged 3-7. Lately, several of them are at the same stage of trying to carry over the correct production of their sounds. They are able to produce the sounds correctly in sentences but … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Picture Books for Speech Therapy

Here are some more Valentines Day books to use in speech therapy to liven up your sessions: Love, Splat by Scotton Splat has made a special valentine for his secret crush, Kitten. A little bashful about giving it to her, … Continue reading

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The Financial Burden of Autism

In today’s New York Times, the article, “Dealing with the Financial Burden of Autism,” offers a look into the financial side of providing the best program for a child on the autism spectrum. Konrad’s article gives several practical suggestions for … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Books for Speech Therapy

It’s time to talk about love, hugs and kisses and use some fun stories to work on children’s speech and language goals. More books are included in last year’s blogs. Here are some fun books for preschoolers and early elementary … Continue reading

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The Importance of Child Language

I was talking to a mom the other day who has a child with a language disorder. She described a breatkthrough with her child that illustrates the importance of language and communication for a child. This is a soft-spoken, loving … Continue reading

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Parents Observing Speech Therapy

It has always been my objective to have parents involved in their child’s therapy process. Sometimes I feel like I get almost twice the progress when parents watch, learn and implement my strategies for their child’s speech and language goals. … Continue reading

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Books to Use with Children With Autism

I am always looking for good stories that have a simple, fun story and clear illustrations to begin working on describing pictures, re-telling a story and answering questions about the content. Some professionals who work with children with ASD asked … Continue reading

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Choosing Educational Toys for Speech Development

Toys do make a difference in stimulating a child’s speech development. I am constantly reminded of this as I work in homes and see what toy selections some kids have. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on … Continue reading

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Encouraging Parents of Children with Speech Delay

One of my favorite things about writing a blog, is the people I meet through my posts. Last week I blogged about some artists I met through our local Art Trail, a tour of artist’s studios. One of the artists … Continue reading

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Progress in Play with Autistic Kids

I try to share my challenges and successes in therapy so others can learn from them. As we know, as parents and therapists we have good days and bad days. A good day for me is when a child I … Continue reading

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