Category: Speech Therapy

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Highly Motivating Games for Speech Therapy

Keeping your students motivated is key! Kids get bored so easily these days. If you want to make progress with them you must keep them engaged and motivated to practice. There is no better way than with games. Fact: kids love games and when you can add learning to the

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Using Games in Therapy the Right Way

I LOVE using games in therapy because they really engage kids. When kids are engaged they are learning! Games are the best attention getting tool you can use. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to do this. The wrong way to use games in therapy! The

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Early Intervention with Speech Therapy Part 2

This is a continuation of how to work with your Speech and Language Early Intervention kids. Our focus with be the 24 month to 3 year old child. We’ll look at what this age child should know and how to target appropriate goals during your sessions. What should they know

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Early Intervention with Speech Therapy Part 1

This blog post series is going to focus on speech and language therapy ideas for early intervention. My focus will primarily be kids in the 18 month through 3 year-old range. I want to review with you some goals you should be targeting and ways to work with these wee

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The How and Why of Teaching Categorization

Wikipedia defines categorization as the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood. Categorization implies that objects are grouped into categories usually for some specific purpose. Ideally categories show the relationship between objects. We use categorization to build a foundation for how we learn, relate, store, and

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How to Teach WH Questions

  There is nothing mystical, magical, or terrifying about teaching your students how to ask and answer WH questions. The key is making sure they understand what each of those words mean before you start.   Several years ago my friend, Leah, was struggling with a group of ASD kids who could

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There’s More To A Game Than Meets The Eye

 Everywhere in America as a student returns to his classroom the teacher will ask, “What did you do in Speech Therapy today?” The student replies, “Oh we just played a game.”  Everywhere in American kids return home from school and parents ask, “What did you do in Speech today? and

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Just What Are Boom™ Cards Anyway?

One of the new directions in providing speech therapy services is remote learning or teletherapy. Teletherapy is not new but is having a rise in popularity due to our current world situation. Many SLPs are turning to online activities to use in their daily therapy sessions and as a result

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