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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday, filled with fun and laughter and family.

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Great Books for Speech Therapy /s/ Carryover

It’s such fun when a parent shares a perfect  speech therapy activity with you. First it means she is practicing with her child and second it means she “gets” what you are trying to do. Today a mom went to … Continue reading

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Being a Speech Therapist is More Than Delivering Therapy

It occurred to me this week that there are many extra tasks associated with being a speech language pathologist besides delivering speech therapy. As I look at my week and tuck in extra calls, blogs, reports and parent conferences, I … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I am certainly thankful for all of you, my readers, that keep me blogging and inspire me to keep sharing. This will be a special thanksgiving for our family as a new grandson was born … Continue reading

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PAL Award Top Ten Picks To Be Announced on NBC CT TV Today!

I’m excited to share some of my  2014 “Top 10 PAL Award Picks” today on a segment on NBC CT TV with Keri-Lee Mayland. I wanted to get my list up so those who watch will have all the details … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween to all Blakcats and Gostes!

Happy Halloween to everyone! Hope you have fun trick-or-treating and have as safe holiday. Here was one of my treats that I found after our trip to Michaels for Halloween stickers that the kids requested. Caroline loves to make books … Continue reading

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Getting Creative with Faber-Castell Connector Pens

All I had to do was dump out the can of 50 Faber-Castell Connector Pens and the kids started building a flute, dinosaur and robot arm. This is the kind of toy that I love. Do you want to draw? … Continue reading

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Dress Your Dolls for Speech Therapy

Coming from a house of boys, I’m always fascinated entering the land of pink. A six-year-old girl that I work with is one of three girls so the playroom is full of glitter, tiaras and all things baby doll. This … Continue reading

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Using Highlights Magazine for Articulation Therapy

Sometimes when you have a child who is a little resistive to therapy, it’s best to come along side him, see what he’s playing with and incorporate it in your lesson. I arrived at my little friend’s house after breakfast … Continue reading

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Read a Book, Leave a Book at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

When we were vacationing at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin this summer, we came upon this clever “Wendy’s Free Library” at the train depot in the center of town. It was the smallest library I have ever come upon but how effective … Continue reading

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