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Speech Therapy Ideas for Spring

Springtime welcomes an abundance of opportunity for incorporating seasonal crafts and play in language sessions. Creating speech therapy activities according to the season is a great way to keep lessons fresh and relevant. These lessons can be created around both monolingual and English language learners. To help you get started, our team has put together […]

The Power of Technology in Therapy Sessions

Technology offers students a way to practice the skills that they’ve learned in order avoid regression in areas. This especially applies when they are receiving sessions for specific subjects. This means that any therapists, counselors, and teachers must assist families in ways that they can keep up on skills and goals at home. Technology is […]

Using Slime As A Speech Therapy Tool

Craft stores and more have displays set up all about how to create slime of different colors, textures, and more. Slime is a popular toy for kids but it can also serve as a great therapeutic resource as well. The best part about slime is that it is extremely easy to make with kids during […]

Top 5 Tools for SLPs

Working with students on their speech and language goals, evaluating them, and keeping lines of communication open with families can be challenging. Thanks to technology, we have a lot of resources available to help us with our daily tasks. Using these tools will help to maximize time, balance work, and keep things fresh within your […]

Fall in Love with Autumn Tales

Using the changing seasons are a nice way to put a twist on sessions that you have with your students. Halloween, fall trees and leaves, pumpkins, and Thanksgiving are excellent topics to get kids motivated to chat in sessions. These days books on these subjects are a fun way to get everyone ready for the […]

Halloween Sensory Fun

Getting a little messy can allow kids to be more actively engaged in sessions. When they are having fun, students don’t always realize they are working on skills. Sensory activities help with this problem and allow us to focus us checking on their speech and language, fine motor, gross motor, or other therapy needs. Getting […]

Pumpkin Patch Pride

Imagine the look on the face of kids as they walk into your classroom for a session and see a school pumpkin patch. Yes, to get kids excited for the autumn weather and celebrations, it’s time to give them the opportunity to pick their own pumpkin. Write messages home to those at home to see […]

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 […]

Working on New Routines

The start of the new school year can be very hard on kids and adults alike. Summer vacation may have included some sessions, but the schedule was light and kids have many more freedoms than they do while in school. Much of the start of the year is getting to know everyone, reevaluating goals, and […]

Back on Track for the New School Year

It’s too easy to get wrapped up in paperwork, meetings, and more during the start of the school year. Before you get too overwhelmed, take a moment to sketch out a general plan for the upcoming school year. Look at the students who you will be working with individually or in groups. While getting to know […]