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Strategies for Assisting Students with Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning disability that can results in difficulty reading. There are several resources for school-based professionals to utilize in order to assist students coping with dyslexia. There is no cure for dyslexia however there are strategies that school-based professionals can use to assist students with. We have included a few of those […]

How to Use Story Starters in Speech Therapy

Story starters serve as prompts to help students create a story. This activity is useful in therapy sessions with students who are working on narrative, syntax, or social skills. SLPs can take advantage of this strategy to work with bilingual students in a less biased way than traditional language therapy. Story starters will allow you […]

Therapy Activities Using Fruits And Vegetables

Using food in your sessions can be fun and delicious. Fruits and vegetables are a creative resource to use for various therapy activities. Not only do they provide a fun hands-on experience for students but can often hold cultural ties as well. This is a great way to foster cultural awareness in your therapy room.

6 Summer Activities for School SLPs

Summer is a wonderful opportunity for School Speech Language Pathologists to rest and recharge from the school year. Not only does it provide School SLPs with time to take a break, it is also a great chance to focus on career advancement whether that is continuing education, planning for the upcoming school year or looking […]

2019 Bilingual Symposium for Service Providers with Bilingual Populations

Bilingual service providers don’t always have many options for continuing education opportunities that focus on bilingual populations.  This was a concern for us at Bilingual Therapies, as we predominately work with bilingual professionals, so we did something about it… “Since 2001 we have been organizing this unique symposium that brings together researchers and practitioners to […]

Spotlight on ASHA 2018

Bilingual Therapies was elated to have two of their clinical fellows present at this year’s ASHA Convention in Boston.  We know that the clinical fellowship year is a fast-paced journey, but Annette Cano and Michelle Hernandez found time to fit the convention into their busy schedules.  Both presented posters that highlighted their graduate thesis work.  […]

Using Story Cubes for Therapy

Have you ever looked at a game and wondered how to use it during sessions? A small set of little cubes may be the easiest solution for sessions on the go. Rory’s Story Cubes are small cubes which are a super versatile game. The original game has simple pictures on the six sides of each […]

Pirates Arrrr All Around Us

Have you ever watched a child’s face light up when you talk about pirates? Simply mentioning a pirate to kids of all ages usually makes them get excited. Why not have a pirate party of sorts with kids during sessions to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19? Use the way pirates talk, […]