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Donating Toys to Teen Moms

People ask me what I do with all the toys that are submitted for a PAL Award after I have reviewed them. That actually is a fun part of my job since I give some to the tester families but … Continue reading

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Motivating Kids In Speech Therapy

Often we think we need the toy or game or gadget with bells and whistles to keep kids entertained and motivated during speech therapy. I will admit I love that type of toy to keep ME interested sometimes but yesterday … Continue reading

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PAL Winner Eco-Bonks For Preschool Speech Therapy

Kids really teach me how to play and learn. I enjoy taking my toys and games for testing to families and watch the kids interact. Our latest PAL winner, Eco-Bonks from the Wildlife Series at Pueri Elemental, engaged kids to … Continue reading

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Playonwords.com Announces Top 10 PAL Award Picks 2012

Playonwords.com Announces Top 10 PAL (Play Advances Language) Award Picks 2012, Holiday Gift Guide: Best 10 Toys, Games and Books That Spark Fun and Encourage Language Play On Words LLC, led by highly respected speech-language pathologist Sherry Artemenko, announces her … Continue reading

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Free Spot It! Games For Therapists from Blue Orange Games

One of the joys of my job is working with companies who are intentional about reaching out to the special needs community. Blue Orange Games is one of those companies who makes great games–and many in small tins for us … Continue reading

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Halloween Books and Apps for Speech Therapy

Halloween is such a fun holiday for kids and provides lots of material to make our speech therapy sessions special! ASHASphere has a guest post this past week, Appdapted: Halloween Themed Apps by Speech Pathologist, Jeremy Legaspi, which provides a … Continue reading

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Lego Offers Construction Sets for Girls

In today’s Wall Street Journal article on “Lego Chief Sees Weak U.S, Demand for Toys,” it is reported that in the first half of the year, Lego’s sales increased 23% in the US, despite a fall in the global toy … Continue reading

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Morphology Junior is new PAL Award winning game

As we speech therapists are preparing for the beginning of the school year, I know we are all lining up some new therapy materials so I wanted to share a great new game that requires lots of fast thinking and … Continue reading

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New Blue Orange Games PAL Winners Perfect for Speech Therapy fun

Those of you who know me, know that I have been using Blue Orange Games for speech therapy for years. Kids still request Froggy Boogie or Pengaloo for a fun reinforcing game in therapy. Recently Blue Orange Games has been … Continue reading

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“Dabble” app free today!

PAL Award winning game, “Dabble” has come out with an app that is addictive if you like word games. I was actually playing it with my husband while he was driving home from our vacation–don’t worry, he didn’t look at … Continue reading

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