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Assessment Resources

Let’s Go Fly a Kite: Speech and Language Activities

August 28, 2014

While the weather is still nice, take advantage of an outdoor activity that will inspire additional tie-ins for speech and language goals. Bring in a kite to share with students. Remember that many may be unfamiliar with kites and how to fly them.

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Arrrr You Ready for Pirate Practice?

August 21, 2014

The pragmatics of pirates are a wonderful and fun way to work with kids on the |r|. Using this sound in the beginning, middle, and end of words can be tricky for many children, including those who are multilingual learners. So gather your mateys for some pirate fun while conquering the letter R.

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Helping Speech and Language Students Ease into the School Year

August 7, 2014

The start of a new school year can be intimidating for some children. They may not know other children, their teachers, and speech therapy may be new to them. The best way to get started is to get to know everyone. While you may have interest inventories on some children, these activities will also help […]

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Three Important Items Before Going Back to School

July 31, 2014

The back to school season can get hectic, so it is best to have a game plan for getting ready. While you may work with children over the summer on speech and language goals, the start of school signifies a fresh start for a new academic year. These three items will help to make the […]

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Summer Sensory and Sounds in the Sand

July 24, 2014

In the past, schools used to have water and sand tables for kids to explore and play. These tables are a bit rarer now. The nice thing is that you can make your own summer sensory bin that is portable. This way you can bring the beach to your speech and language sessions.

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Chalk it Up for Speech Time

July 10, 2014

While the weather is cooperating, take speech sessions outside for a new and fun twist. Children love moving their bodies, so introduce some gross motor activities using chalk. Chalk is inexpensive, and the sky is the limit on the type of learning games that you can make up for the needs of your students.

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