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Using Dramatic Play to Inspire Talk Time

Using Dramatic Play to Inspire Talk Time It is human nature for children to be dramatic. Even the more shy kids will typically get into an activity where they get to act items out. Drama may mean being in motion, but it also works on speech pragmatics, conversation, and grammar. For shier children who are afraid to write and read for their practice, this is a great way to get them involved and key into areas that need work. Read More »

Speech and Language Learning with Collages

Speech and Language Learning with Collages Using arts and crafts with young learners is a great way to tackle some skills. Children typically love to use scissors, glue sticks, and get creative. Collages are a wonderful tool to work on multiple areas of speech and language development with children. Read More »

Bilingual Interest Inventory – Book About You

Bilingual Interest Inventory - Book About You Kids love to write, talk, and share items about themselves. Imagine how they will feel if they write their own mini-book about the person they know best. This mini-lesson will not only help them to work on their reading and language skills, it will help them to boost self-esteem, and provide a follow through activity for home. Read More »

A Fresh Start to the School Year with Speech-Language Therapy

A Fresh Start to the School Year with Speech-Language Therapy The start of a new academic year is here, and with that, children are ready for a fresh beginning. Even if you have worked with a particular child before this, it is a great idea to restart with some basics each year. Summer vacation and heading into a new classroom can result in changes in their interests. Taking the time to get to know a new child that you are working with can be beneficial for everyone involved. The time learning about the child you will be providing therapy for will give you more ideas for future sessions. Read More »