Focus During the Holidays and Into the New Year

December 10, 2015

December is an exciting month, but it can be too easy to get distracted. It is important to keep focus and avoid allowing the hustle and bustle of the holidays to take over. Take important steps to keep track of individuals speech and language goals for each child that you work with. 0

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Time for Turkeys

November 19, 2015

Turkeys are all over the place during the entire month of November. The traditional symbol of our American Thanksgiving provides a fun way to connect the holiday with speech and language goals. 0

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Making Leaf People Puppets

November 12, 2015

Mother Nature has left beautiful supplies for story telling practice right outside. The colorful leaves that have fallen from the trees make a great addition to a speech and language activity for kids. Begin by reading the story Leaf Man by Lois Echlert with students during a session. This book includes illustrations that use actual […]

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Focusing on Features of Fall

November 5, 2015

Children like to make their own books to share. While it may not seem like it works on speech and language goals, it ties in nicely. Books focusing on fall favorites allow kids to think about things in their lives, talk about vocabulary, articulate what is important to them and more. Prior to starting this […]

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Spooky Sensory Style Fun

October 22, 2015

The reality is that kids can get overwhelmed with what they are working on during sessions. Sensory activities may help to ease their fears and allow them to enjoy what they are seeing, smelling, and feeling while working on speech and language topics at the same time. When you are creative with different activities, it […]

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Fun at Your Own Pumpkin Patch

October 15, 2015

There is something special about going to a pumpkin patch on a beautiful autumn day. Many children have never experienced this, so why not recreate it in your speech and language session? Send messages home to parents to see if they would be willing to donate small pumpkins or a few dollars to get their […]

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