Can you believe 2014 is around the corner?! I know some of you go back to work on January 2nd (do I hear angry noises?!). As a little "thank you" holiday gift, I have created another New Year's freebie!
Happy Theme Thursday, all! Today I’m proud to introduce two new free themes to the WordPress.com theme family. Spirit Spirit is a festive treat for your personal blog, complete with softly falling snow and a wintry color palette.
I have been working hard to teach my students this year how to express present progressive verbs and identify objects by function. I decided to create a fun and easy to use freebie to address both of these goals!
At the beginning of each school year, I have great expectations that this year is the year that all my little speechies are going to manage their behavior well in my treatment room with minimal incentives on my end.
If you are anything like me, you too love bringing the holidays into your therapy sessions! Not only is it practical and supports the classroom curriculum, but it also adds amusement and interest to your therapy sessions.
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 with...
I have my SLP Vocabulary hat on tonight – I am working through a 6 week theme related to Penguins. Here are some Penguin-themed divergent categorization cards… Click here: Divergent Categorization Penguins – Stay warm everyone!
I don't know about you, but when I am busy at work I cannot wait for vacations: relaxing, time with friends/family, finishing projects around the house, can eat/use the restroom whenever I like, and more!
I have seen many speech and language activities labeled as “themed” therapy activities just by the mere coincidence that they may sport graphics or clip art associated with a particular theme or holiday. However, simply pasting an associated...
I am a HUGE advocate for PLAY. Children learn SO MUCH from play…including speech and language! When parents ask me how they can best help their young children with their communication skills, one thing I always say is: PLAY WITH THEM!
This review is NOT the typical Speech Room News review. Today is all about making your room the 'aquarium'! Education Insights asked if I was interested in reviewing their new Fluorescent Light Filters.
Okay, spiders aren’t my favorite bug, but as long as they are cute in a book, I am okay with them. Let’s not get into snakes though! Today I brought out one of my favorite Halloween books for Speech Therapy, Aaaarrgghh: Spider!
Today's post is more of a reflection and not a clinical report about how to address challenging behavior issues encountered in the home care setting. I am a speech-language pathologist, not a behavior specialist.
After I was asked this question by a parent again earlier this week it prompted this post. As some background speech pathologists work with children as young as premature infants with feeding difficulties through to adults who ...
When bilinguals are listening to, or reading, just one language, are their other languages involved? For many years, researchers answered positively but positions are evolving as new studies are being done and more factors are controlled.
Winnipeg student uses iPad to speak first words CBC.ca Jade's speech language therapist, Cindy Walker, works with children throughout Winnipeg, many of whom are shifting towards using the devices full time.
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