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Summer Speech Therapy Steps Into The Community

Many older speech therapy clients have goals about interacting in the community with socially appropriate greetings and conversations, so summer is a perfect time to get out into our towns and practice what we’ve learned throughout the year. I really … Continue reading

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New PAL Winners Bring Great Fun to Smart Summer Play

Since I am busy reviewing so many fantastic new products for the PAL Award, I have been a little lax in blogging for which I apologize to my readers. I did get “back in the saddle” tonight and I’m on … Continue reading

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Spring PAL Awards Announced on NBC CT TV

Had a fun live interview with Kerri-Lee Mayland, sharing 7 of our Spring PAL Awards. Wish I could have shown all of them because we have a terrific group of fun toys, games and books that can encourage and build … Continue reading

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Delivering Speech Therapy Backwards

Every now and then we are challenged with a child who just can’t seem to produce the target sound, even when we try all our tricks. I was faced with just that the other day, as a 3 year-old has … Continue reading

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Jimmy Fallon Campaigns for DADA as First Word From Winnie

Okay let’s take a look at the combination of two things I enjoy when I get a chance– watching Jimmy Fallon and reading Parents Magazine. I think Jimmy Fallon is so clever, funny and kind. That’s why I like to … Continue reading

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Let the Children Learn Through Play in the New York Times

My daughter-in law texted the link to this article before it arrived on my driveway Sunday morning. She knows I am a big proponent of play in young children for many reasons. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association just released a parent survey … Continue reading

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Bring Your Beauty Kit to Speech Therapy for Fun

We have been reading “Ruby’s Beauty Shop” by Rosemary Wells for several sessions with a little boy on the autism spectrum. He loves the book, as many children do, laughing at Ruby making up Max with green eye shadow and … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms I work with who welcome me into their homes, partner with me to improve their child’s speech and language and treat me like part of the family! I had to include a … Continue reading

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Mixing Puzzles and Playdoh in Speech Therapy Activities

Everyone has challenging preschoolers to work with who go through your therapy bag of activities quickly and you scratch your head trying to find what will hold their interest. This week I was with a just 3 year-old who loved … Continue reading

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Clever Ways to Learn Sight Words

I love to pick up ideas from families that I work with. This week I was doing therapy at a kitchen table when the little boy looked with interest at the paper napkin holder and asked what it said. Mom had put … Continue reading

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