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Toys and Games Shared on “Teachmetotalk” Podcast today

I really enjoyed being a guest on Laura Mize’s Podcast today for “Teachmetotalk” on the topic of “Great Toys From Play On Words.” She is a pediatric speech pathologist who hosts a weekly show highlighting information for parents of children … Continue reading

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PAL Award Winning Books on News12 CT TV

I had a fun interview with Gillian Neff on News12 CT TV last week. On Monday the segment featured the reading program at the Fairfield Public Library, “Dig Into Reading” and on Sunday I shared some tips for getting the reading … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July to you all! May you have a wonderful day with family and friends celebrating the freedoms we enjoy in this great country of ours!

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Disney Eye Found It! Hidden Picture Game Encourages Language

Every now and then I test out a product and kids start talking fast and furiously starting with looking at the box! Such was the case the other day with “Disney Eye Found It! Hidden Picture Game” by Wonder Forge … Continue reading

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Easier To Raise Math Than Reading Scores Teachers Say

In a fascinating article in the New York Times last week, “In Raising Scores, 1 2 3 Is Easier Than A B C,” the author quotes several teachers who find bringing up math scores is a lot easier than doing … Continue reading

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Playonwords.com Announces Spring 2013 PAL Awards-Best Toys, Games and Books

Playonwords.com Presents Their Spring 2013 PAL Awards – Best Toys, Games and Books that Spark Language Development Through Play Play On Words LLC, led by highly respected speech language pathologist Sherry Artemenko, announces 2013’s Spring PAL Award Winners, the toy … Continue reading

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My First Day, Comparing What Animals Do On Day One

I was in an annual review yesterday for a first grader that I work with and his teacher was saying that next year they will be talking about relating information in a story they read to their personal experience. We … Continue reading

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Boundaries Baseball Game Teaches Personal Space, Feelings and Saying No

I came upon a great game today, “Boundaries Baseball” by Franklin Learning Systems, which teaches about boundaries for personal space, feelings and saying “No.” Kids start at home plate on the game board with their baseball player and spin the … Continue reading

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The Ant and the Grasshopper, A Lesson in Descriptive Language for Speech Therapy

Readers are drawn into the vibrant collage of colors on the first page of The Ant and the Grasshopper,  “Somewhere on the boulevard of backyards an ant was struggling with the remnants of a picnic.” Each page is equally as … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover!

Happy Easter and Happy Passover to you all! I has just finished up a speech therapy session yesterday at a home where mom is a professional baker! She had used stencils and frosting although I have no idea how is … Continue reading

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