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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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Happy Holidays from your PAL Family

I hope you are all enjoying family time and maybe a few extra quiet moments reading a book or playing a game with your children or grandchildren. I am looking forward to 3 little boys arriving in 2 days and … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all! I hope you enjoy time with family and friends. We have the joy of sharing turkey with the kids and grandkids. Don’t tell anyone but we are cheating and ordering the dinner from Whole Foods! I … Continue reading

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Tips on How To Find A Good Speech Therapist

I had such a response to my “6 Tips For Navigating Early Intervention Screening to Receive Speech Therapy,” that I thought I would do a follow-up blog based on some inquiries I got from parents. Some children did not qualify … Continue reading

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NogginStik by Smartnoggin Toys Specializes in Learning

If you are involved in early intervention therapy, a parent of a typically developing child or one with special needs I want to recommend our newest PAL Award winner, “Nogginstik” by Smartnoggin Toys. Speech therapists love toys with a face … Continue reading

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PAL Award Submissions Donated To Bridgeport Rescue Mission

People always tell me how much fun my job must be to get all these new toys and be able to play with them with kids. Actually one of my favorite parts of the PAL Award process is being able … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy Lesson on the Vocabulary of Behavior, “Choice-A-Quence”

Here’s a new PAL Award winning game, perfect for a speech therapy lesson teaching kids the pragmatics of behaviors and their consequences. Developed by a team of educators including a speech language pathologist, “Choice-a-Quence” gets the conversation going about common … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

I hope everyone had a happy, safe and dry? Halloween. We had lots of ninjas, teenage mutant ninja turtles and princesses come to our door in spite of the drizzle outside! It was a special day for me as it … Continue reading

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Easy Gingerbread House For Speech Therapy

I pride myself in surprising kids with new, exciting toys since I have wonderful products sent to me weekly for review for our PAL Award. But I must say, I learn a lot from the playrooms I visit each week, … Continue reading

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Halloween Books and Apps for Speech Therapy

As speech therapists, we love a holiday to use as a theme in our lessons with kids! Here is my post from last year which is worth revisiting for some ideas to get a little “boo” out of kids we … Continue reading

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