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Practicing with Pinwheel Play

August 28, 2015

Imagine the faces on children when you pull out a pinwheel to use in a session. What they may not recognize is that while they are having fun, they are also working on speech and language goals at the same time. Pinwheels are easy to find or make and offer a lot of variety for […]

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Seasonal Fruit and Vegetable Language Activities

August 20, 2015

The variety of available fruits and vegetables changes with the season. Kids may not be as aware of this, because you can often find most food in our grocery stores.  Ask children if they have ever been to a farmers market for fresh fruits and vegetables. Take time before starting to poll the group to […]

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Preparing for a New School Year in Speech Therapy

August 13, 2015

The summer months move by quickly, and before you know it, it will be time to start the new academic year. The more that is planned ahead of time, the less chaotic it will be with back-to-school stress added in. Some students may have received speech and language sessions over the summer, while others may […]

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Summer Exploration in the Outdoors

July 30, 2015

When the weather cooperates, using the outdoors as a learning space is a wonderful idea. Kids adore being outside and being in a new and different location. Take time to use the environment around you to work on specific speech and language goals. Getting out and about will help to actively engage everyone and liven […]

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Fun with Bubbles and Water

July 9, 2015

The key to summer sessions is avoiding regression that is typical during the long break. It is important to be creative and keep things fresh. Activities that use bubbles and water are engaging and will allow you to work on word families, patterns, articulation, conversation skills, and other speech and language goals that are specific […]

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Fabulous and Festive for the 4th of July

June 25, 2015

Children who may not have families originally from the United States may be unfamiliar with our traditions for Independence Day. This is also a nice time to discuss how so many people came to our country for different reasons. Talk with families ahead of time to see what they do for the Fourth of July. […]

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