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Assessment Resources

Copycat Games and Creations

May 26, 2016

Being a “copycat” is fun for kids. It’s a great way to work on modeling speech and language and allows kids to practice being more independent. While working with these activities, students will be working on their individual goals. Students can also practice each activity at home with family and friends. 0

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Flower Power Speech Activities

May 19, 2016

May is here, and all of the April showers have brought many beautiful flowers. Take time to appreciate the beauty of flowers and their power to engage kids. Mix up May flowers into speech and language sessions. Incorporate different goals and skills that need focus and add some colorful flowers for kids to take home […]

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Greetings, Mr. and Mrs. Robin

May 5, 2016

One of the first signs of spring in many regions is the arrival of the robin. Talk to kids about robin sightings and look outside to see if you can view any feeding in the grass areas. Why not make each child their own Mr. or Mrs. Robin to take home? This tactile craft activity […]

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Autism Awareness Month Feature: the TEACCH Method

April 28, 2016

Providing support and instruction for students on the autism spectrum is not always easy. It takes patience, intelligence, empathy, and innovation. This Autism Awareness Month, we are featuring personal stories and connections to Autism from our colleagues and clinicians.  One of our wonderful special education teachers – Apryl Levy – wanted to share a method she’s found successful in […]

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Thinking of -ings to Do

April 21, 2016

When the weather is getting warmer, it is the perfect time to work on conjugating the progressive form of verbs. Children that are multilingual often have some difficulty with this task. It may be confusing to them when the -ing stays the same, but the helper before them shifts in the present, past, and future […]

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Rain-Themed Games for Speech Therapy

April 7, 2016

April showers bring May flowers, but the gloomy weather can leave people feeling blue. Why not embrace the rain and puddles to have some fun outside with speech and language goals? Have kids wear rain boots and grab some umbrellas to head outside or into a bigger space to enjoy some fun rain-themed games. 0

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