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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
Actively engaging kids to practice skills and work on goals can be tricky as the academic year progresses. Sometimes it’s nice to take something familiar and give it a little twist. Kids of all ages like to play Simon Says, so why not change it up a bit? The beauty of this approach is you […]
Speaking requires effort and cooperation of multiple body parts. The vocal cords do not shape how your voice sounds on their own. It is the continuous effort of your lungs, chest muscles, tissues in your nose and the back of your throat, and nerves in the brain that work together as a team to give […]
The wonders of nature often provide a wonderful way to reach some reluctant students. If they are engaged in the subject matter, they may not realize that they are working on skill building. During the spring, we are often able to witness amazing transformations in nature. Baby birds grow up and learn to fly. Another […]
Children who struggle with speech and language skills may be intimidated with learning new vocabulary. To assist with this, it’s crucial to be creative and actively engage students. Vocabulary collages are a nice way to do this and it’s flexible to work with many age levels. Collages may also be done in a variety of […]
Welcome to the land of Pokémon. Speech Pokémon! (Yes, you read that right.) Take advantage of new trends by incorporating lessons to keep students interested and engaged. Let’s take a look at some tips on how to do this below.
Are you a monolingual speech-language pathologist with a bilingual population? Then you’ll want to attend the Bilingual Symposium. The premier event for monolingual and bilingual speech-language pathologists will be hosted in Los Cabos, Mexico on July 14-17! In a three-day event set on the beaches of Los Cabos, learn the following…