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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 […]

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

Fruits and vegetables are a creative (delicious) 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 integrate a lesson on culture and history into a fun therapy session as well.

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 […]

For the Love of Apples

Apple season is still here, which means that it’s the perfect time to use this popular fruit as inspiration within sessions.  When you bring in apples, it will open up the door to talking about life experiences with them. Kids can share going apple picking, what their favorite apple may be, and craft with the. […]

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 […]