I recently released an entire line of no-prep articulation worksheets. The thing that differentiated these worksheets from other resources already out there is that they utilize high frequency words, or words that we say frequently day to day. Today, I wanted to share my thoughts on using high frequency words in articulation therapy as well as […]

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Articulation, Elementary School, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Using High Frequency Words in Articulation Therapy

For the past couple of years, I’ve really loved printing various visuals for my therapy sessions onto Post It notes. They’re great because I can stick them in student notebooks, directly onto assignments, and they’re disposable! I’ve gotten a ton of questions about how I do it so I thought I’d share a short tutorial […]

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Elementary School, For SLPs, Language, Materials, Middle School, Therapy Ideas

Printing Speech Therapy Visuals on Post It Notes

This past school year, I realized that my students fit into one of the following categories. The category that they fall in usually indicates what behavior management style I use with them. After this insight, I’ve really enjoyed modifying the reward systems I had in place, as well as the behavior management systems I used! […]

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Elementary School, For SLPs, Middle School

SLP Insight: My Four Behavior Management Profiles

Those of you who’ve been around here for a while know that I’ve switched jobs/settings quite a few times, working in an outpatient setting, a preschool, an elementary school, a high school, and now I’m full time in a middle school (and love it!!). One skills I’ve targeted at all of those settings and levels […]

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Elementary School, Language, Materials, Middle School, Therapy Ideas

Teaching Story Grammar Parts in Narratives

I’ve gotten a few emails lately asking for book recommendations for teaching narratives, plot structure, and story grammar parts. I have quite a few favorites that I find myself pulling out over and over so I thought I’d share them with you! Below are my favorites: If you’re looking for tons of ideas on how […]

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Elementary School, Materials, Middle School, Therapy Ideas

Books for Teaching Story Grammar in Speech Therapy

I’ve switched around jobs a couple of times since graduation. I’ve worked with a variety of ages and levels, however I always seem to be targeting object function in one way or another.  All of my students do better, learn faster, and grasp concepts more thoroughly when I use visuals. I wanted to share a […]

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Elementary School, Language, Middle School

Teaching Object Function with Visuals

The longer I’m in this field, the more I realize I just love complete curriculums and their addition to my arsenal of “tools”. I love how they are consistent for my students year to year and provide such a complete way to target a skill. Braidy the Storybraid is one of the most useful tools you […]

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Elementary School, Language, Reviews

Braidy the StoryBraid® Kit – A Review

There are so many amazing products on TpT, but it can get overwhelming trying to find the best of the best. I’ve compiled the best products from a variety of categories and link to all of them below. Hopefully this helps narrow down your cart or helps give you some ideas of new products to […]

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AAC, Articulation, Elementary School, Grammar, Language, Materials, Middle School, Social Skills, Therapy Ideas

Best of SLPs on TpT – 2017 Edition

Wordless picture books are one of the most versatile and useful tools that you can have in your speech and language therapy room! Check out my top 10 list!

In case you don’t know, wordless picture books are one of the most versatile, useful materials you can have for speech therapy! I’ve worked in 3 different settings since graduation. This has turned me into a material hoarder as there are very few materials that are appropriate for all of the children I’ve worked with! […]

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Elementary School, Grammar, Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Best Wordless Picture Books for Speech and Language Therapy

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students need language therapy just as much--if not more than--our other speech and language kiddos. This guest post shares a few tips for ways to customize your language therapy for these students so that they can succeed.

Hi, everyone! My name is Greta Abbott, and I am a school SLP in Georgia. I’m starting my 4th year as an SLP, and I have been blessed to have many diverse caseloads already! Today I want to give you some ideas and tips for increasing language skills of pre-K and elementary-age students who are […]

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Birth to 3, Elementary School, Language, Therapy Ideas, Uncategorized

Language Therapy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

It’s definitely that time of year where I feel swamped. One of the most time consuming things I do during this time of year is evaluations. So.Many.Evaluations. I work with 3 year olds through 2nd grade so I do a lot of language sample analysis. I love doing them as they provide incredibly useful information, […]

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Elementary School, Freebies, Language, Materials, Musings, Therapy Ideas

Easy Language Sample Analysis

I’ll be honest you guys… this product nearly killed me. I think it definitely took the longest to make of anything in my store! I enlisted help from both my brother and my boyfriend to make sure it was finished before I went on vacation… and it was! Phew! If you work with elementary aged […]

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Articulation, Elementary School, Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Speech and Language Therapy Lesson Plans for Back to School & Fall

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden