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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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Decorating for St. Patrick’s Day

Once again, I started my therapy session and it took off in a new direction. I had been to the grocery story before work and passed a grocery cart full of St. Patrick’s Day cling ons for free. I grabbed … Continue reading

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A Week of Firsts in Speech Therapy

As I look back at my week, I had several “firsts” as I went from home to home doing speech therapy. Yesterday, a 6 year-old I saw for the first time had a cell phone and received a text during … Continue reading

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Splat the Cat Lesson Plan for Preschoolers in Speech Therapy

This winter just never seems to end (we’re home AGAIN with schools closed and this beautiful fluffy stuff coming down all day), so the opportunity is ripe for a story about snow! I love Splat the Cat books because they … Continue reading

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Using YOXO Construction to Liven Up Speech Therapy Sessions

I got a “Wow,” and “Can I keep that?” just by taking the YOXObot Orig out of my therapy bag. My friend is working on his articulation goals and we set up the session that he had to say a … Continue reading

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Reading Carryover for Older Articulation Therapy Students

I have found that kids enjoy reading or repeating phrases from books they are interested as they progress past preschool games. This week I asked a 2nd grader what books he is reading and he got so excited he took … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day to  you all! I will be spending Valentine’s Day with my sweetheart at the International Toy Fair in New York City.

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What Articulation Norms Do You Use?

This is a great question and I often pose it to other private therapists that I meet with so I am keeping up to date with the latest. I regularly use norms to point out what is typical development for … Continue reading

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Kids Making Their Own Language Toys

Okay, it’s an ice storm in the northeast today and I am once again stuck inside, so I found myself going through old pictures. I came across this one from a therapy session that exemplifies what I am constantly teaching … Continue reading

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