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Gingerbread Tales and Special Pals

December 17, 2015

The traditional gingerbread man story has changed a lot over the years. This means that there are many different versions of the story out for kids of all ages to get to know. Some may be similar to the classic, while others stray quite a bit from the familiar tale. The winter is a wonderful […]

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Celebrating Special Men on Father’s Day

June 4, 2015

Children like to celebrate important people in their lives. Father’s Day is another time where we can focus on the special men in each student’s world. It is extremely important to remember the children that you work with to make sure that that not everyone has a father living with them, so remember to include […]

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Marvelous May Flowers Sprout SLP Ideas

May 7, 2015

May flowers spring up, thanks to all of the showers that happen in April, and they can serve as a natural connection speech and language goals. Take time to integrate the natural beauty and colors of the flowers into crafts and games that will support individual student goals. 0

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Autistic High School Seniors Need Help Transitioning with Few Services Available

April 30, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children are diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. While in school, autistic children are eligible for many different kinds of supports. From early elementary school into high school, their team advocates to make sure they receive therapies, services, and whatever else they […]

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Puddle Day Party

April 16, 2015

Kids love to play in water, and puddles from April showers provide a great opportunity for fun. While stomping and splashing, there are opportunities for children to talk about the activities and explore descriptive words. Take some time to make a puddle splashing day happen. 0

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Going and Growing Green

April 9, 2015

The start of spring means it time to plant flowers, grass, trees, and more. As the rain comes down, the outdoor environment begins to come alive with colors after the cold winter. Take time to talk about plants that are important or significant to kids. Do their families have certain flowers for holidays or around […]

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