The speech therapy IEP – an important part of the job, but can take a lot of time! One of my biggest job “hacks” for saving time is cutting down on time spent doing paperwork. If I stay organized and streamline the process, things go much smoother. When I learned to cut the time I […]

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Freebies, SLP Thrive

Make Your Own Speech Therapy IEP Cheat Sheet

In need of some quick short stories for metaphors, idioms, and similes? Check out my FREE Figurative Language Stories, with 17 short stories worksheets read to print-and-go!   I have a new exciting FREEBIE for all of you! It incorporates the RAP Protocol (which I’ve used in two other products) while using figurative language including […]

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Freebies

Figurative Language in Short Stories

Don’t you just love playing the two truths and a lie game? It’s a quick and easy way to get to know our students a little better. Plus, it opens up a lot of opportunities to talk about non-verbal cues, as well as sometimes saying things that shouldn’t be taken literally. I’m always in need […]

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Freebies, Therapy Ideas

Two Truths and a Lie – With a FREE Printable!

Enjoy this fun twist on a children’s classic: If You Give an SLP a Cookie! A day in a life of a school SLP is so much more than running therapy sessions all day! While you’re working on organizing and optimizing your time, I hope you find this an enjoyable break: If You Give an […]

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For SLPs, Freebies

If You Give An SLP A Cookie…

I added another wonderful freebie to my exclusive email subscriber freebie library and wanted to let you know all know! It’s a 30-day gratitude calendar that includes 1 prompt each day. Some of the prompts are directly related to gratitude while others will hopefully just get you thinking about things that are positive or bring […]

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Freebies, Musings, SLP Personal Development, SLP Thrive

Free 30-Day Gratitude Challenge for SLPs

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Freebies, Materials, Organization, Therapy Ideas

SLP FAQ – Organization

Therapy data collection is often a pain in the rear, but it doesn't have to be! I've created a therapy data collection cheat sheet for FREE for you! Sign up for me newsletter to get your free copy now!

Do you ever get data in uneven totals? Like your student said 7/18 articulation words correct and you’re stuck wondering what percentage that is? Do you want a more consistent, objective way to measure minimal vs moderate vs maximal cueing? Do you wish you were better at recording what types of cues your students are […]

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For SLPs, Freebies

Speech and Language Therapy Data Collection Cheat Sheet

Because I couldn't find anything I loved, I decided to create this resource of book lists by speech sound. It breaks down books for 22 different sounds! There are six books for each sound, so this is a loaded freebie for your speech and language therapy room!

I love using children’s books in therapy! They are so easy to use for language goals. I always found myself needing a list of picture books sorted by speech sound. I couldn’t find anything I loved so I made my own. I recently updated the list and know you’ll love it too! This download contains […]

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Articulation, Freebies, Materials

Book Lists by Speech Sound

Several of my youngest students LOVE this Fisher Price Piggy Bank. I love it too, especially for targeting core vocabulary words such as in, out, open, close, put, go, play, on, off, stop, mine, etc.. It’s incredibly motivating! While there are animals on the coins already, many of my students were having trouble seeing them! […]

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Freebies, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Piggy Bank Labels – Freebie

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

AAC materials are incredibly hard to find online, primarily (I think) because the graphics in systems are diverse and copyrighted. In order to have AAC visuals and materials for your caseload, think about how many different systems your students use! Speak For Yourself, TouchChat, Proloquo2Go, LAMP, etc.. Every system uses separate buttons, graphics, and layouts. […]

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AAC, Freebies, Materials

DIY AAC Visuals and a Freebie

Let’s be honest. You might be the most organized, plan oriented speech and language pathologist that ever existed. But some activities, some days, some sessions… just DON’T go according to the plan. And sometimes you don’t even have a plan and just have to “wing it”. This is one of those activities, except it turned […]

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Freebies, Therapy Ideas

Walk the Line! A No-Prep Speech Therapy Activity

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden