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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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PAL Award Winners on NBC CT

Last week I had a live interview with NBC CT sharing several 2012 PAL Award Winners and how they can benefit kids’ language development. Here is the video clip from the interview and further descriptions and my reviews of the … Continue reading

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Take Rollors Outside for some SpeechTherapy Fun

I know it’s only April but it was 80 degrees here in Connecticut today and it was definitely a play outside day! Here is my latest PAL Award winner, the “Rollors” game, to take outdoors and have a fresh air … Continue reading

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Teach Inference, Comparisons and Description with “the little pea”

The simplicity of the cover with the little green pea proudly holding his peacock feather gives a hint of this heart-warming story of the little pea’s adventure to be unique. Finding himself on a plant full of similar peas, the … Continue reading

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PAL Award Winners from Thinkfun For Speech Therapy

As I was leaving to go do speech therapy the other day, I glanced down at my bag and had a quick thought that the boxes looked the same. Yes, indeed, I was off to play with kids with all … Continue reading

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