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Speech Practice with Song and Movement

March 5, 2015

Sometimes being a little silly and singing can help kids to be more engaged during speech and language sessions. Kids of all ages like to sing and dance, although older kids may be more reluctant to admit it, so embrace this in sessions from time to time. Music is a great way to incorporate singing […]

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Celebrating the Chinese New Year

February 19, 2015

Many families will be celebrating the Chinese New Year on February 19, and 2015 is the Year of the Sheep. Take the time to reach out to families that celebrate and ask them to share some of their traditions for the holiday. While it may have already passed, it is not too late to embrace […]

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Presidents’ Day Speech and Language Opportunities

February 12, 2015

The President of the United States is an important individual for students to learn about. Too often, we focus on the days off of school for Presidents’ Day and never talk about the history of the presidents who have come before President Obama. This is the perfect time of year to discuss the history of […]

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Speech Therapy Ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 5, 2015

Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to have some fun with kids during sessions. Speech and language goals may be worked on while kids enjoy crafts, talking about traditions, and more. The concept of love is also a great topic to help children to be able to express their feelings. Rather than simply focusing on […]

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Lots of LEGO for Language Skills

January 22, 2015

Everyone likes to have fun while they are actually doing work, and kids are no different. The use of LEGO toys within speech and language creates a wide variety of activities. The best part is that while kids are using LEGO bricks and mini-figures, they may not be aware of the speech and language skills […]

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Get Moving in the Name of Speech

January 15, 2015

It can be hard to keep focus during the winter months because the weather may be cold and gloomy. Kids crave movement, and it may not be possible to take them outside during this season. If you have space for your students to move during sessions, you can utilize gross motor activities with speech and […]

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