Category Archives: Word Finding

Having Some Fun with Ripples, Pre-teaching Classroom Vocabulary in Word-finding Therapy

It is so important to have a good relationship with a client’s classroom teacher, especially if they have word-finding difficulties. The classroom curriculum vocabulary words are his world during the school day and we need to make sure the child … Continue reading

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Halloween Word-Finding and Articulation Speech Therapy Activities

Everybody loves halloween so a pumpkin, ghost or candy activity sure perks up a speech therapy session. ASHAsphere just posted an article , “BOO, Halloween Treats” listing lots of activities shared by SLP’s, where I found these cute Halloween pictures … Continue reading

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Word-finding For Kids, A New Speech Therapy Blog

Remember when I told you that my friend and fellow SLP, Jan Schwanke, was going to start a blog on Word-Finding for kids? Well it’s up and I am so excited that she is going to share her expertise in an … Continue reading

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Storytelling Game for Word-Finding Language Lessons

I hope you all saw Jan Schwanke’s comment on my recent blog about great games for Word-finding sessions: “The blog (she is working on a blog devoted to practical word-finding tips) isn’t operational yet, but I can’t wait to share … Continue reading

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Best Games to Enhance Word-Finding Speech Therapy Sessions

We all know that the more fun a speech therapy session is, the more engaged our little clients are. Some times we have to just plain work hard but the trick is to have the kids forget that they are … Continue reading

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Word-Finding Strategies For Kids in Speech Therapy

I find that one of the areas lacking in practical therapy ideas for SLP’s is word-finding. I usually have at least one child on my caseload with word-finding difficulties so I am always looking for new and effective ideas. I … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Back to School!

It has been a unique and fun summer as I took an extra few weeks off for the first time. The break was refreshing but I am excited to see my little kids and start working this week! Highlights of … Continue reading

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Funny Speech Therapy Moments Teaching Word-Finding Cues

We have to keep a smile on our faces when we work with kids. Most of the time it is easy, in spite of some challenging kids and disabilities that we work with. That being said, it is enormously powerful … Continue reading

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Word-finding Activities for Speech Therapy

Kids with word-finding difficulties are fascinating to me. Sometimes I feel like I get a peek into their retrieval process as I try to decipher what they mean when they use a word that is associated to the one they … Continue reading

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Story Builder App Review for Speech Therapy

I like Mobile Education Store’s apps so much that I have them grouped together on my iPad. If you read my reviews, you know that I use them beyond their intended use because they are so flexible and have great … Continue reading

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