Category Archives: Speech and Language Delay

Wordless Books for Speech Therapy

I love to find good wordless books to use in speech therapy. I can use them for most anything–storytelling, description, specific grammar goals such as verb tense or prepositions, articulation carryover or stuttering. The key to a good wordless book … Continue reading

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Back To School Great New Games for Speech Therapy

The beginning of a new school year is always exciting for students as well as educators–I still feel the thrill several years after I’ve left the public schools to start my private practice. Everything is fresh and new–paper, name tags, … 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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“Speaking of Apraxia” by Leslie A. Lindsay, R.N., B.S.N., A Review

I often get requests to review speech and language materials from apps to toys and books but when “Speaking of Apraxia” arrived I was very impressed. Leslie Lindsay, a former Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse at Mayo Clinic has done … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Speech Therapy Tests

I’m always amazed by all I learn about a child while testing them that isn’t reflected in the results. Many times I end up telling parents more from my observations about HOW their child responded to the test items than … Continue reading

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Kid’s Progress in Speech Therapy

My private practice is 9 years old and lately I am hearing from some former parents who are asking for a tune-up in therapy for their kids. Yesterday I did a preschool observation of a little 4 1/2 year-old boy … Continue reading

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More Preschool Speech Therapy Ideas

This week, I blogged in response to a question I got from a fellow SLP asking for ideas to keep preschoolers engaged in a speech and language lesson. As I was working with a 2 1/2 year-old today, I was … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy Ideas for Preschoolers

One of the joys of having a blog is that I hear from people literally all around the world. Some are parents seeking advice for their children who have speech and language delays, some are students in grad school asking … Continue reading

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The SLP Toolbelt, I Got an iPad…Now What?

I know you will enjoy this guest post by Katie Kelley, SLP at  peachyspeech.com. Katie’s depth of knowledge on speech therapy apps contributes to her valuable recommendations. I work in a school district where very few SLPs have access to … Continue reading

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“You’ve Been Sentenced! Great For Speech Language Therapy

As speech therapists, we spend a lot of time helping kids put together a good sentence and eventually a story. “You’ve Been Sentenced!” can help such language learning and provide a lot of fun in the process. Racing against a … Continue reading

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