I’m not really targeting text structure… should I be? Reading comprehension strategies are essential for our students! Language impairments affect our students’ abilities to understand and answer reading comprehension questions. How can we give them the skills to succeed in school? We can read a passage and ask comprehension questions all day long, basically drilling […]

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Language

The Best Reading Comprehension Strategies – Text Structures!

Echolalia is when a child repeats words or phrases. It can be a symptom of an Autism Spectrum Disorder, but it can actually be part of typical development for young children learning language. Repeated phrases could be from TV shows, songs, apps, or even just words that the child hears around home. This behavior is […]

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Language

4 Tips for Parents Who Hear Their Child Using Echolalia

spatial concepts digital speech therapy activity on iPad boom cards

Update 2022: I released a new sentence sliders product, just for tackling spatial concepts! If you want to learn more about this new product, just for tackling these concepts, scroll down! What are spatial concepts? Spatial concepts, or spatial relationships, describe an object’s location, important concepts for speech therapy. In grammar-land, we call these words […]

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Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Spatial Concepts: Hands On Games, Activities, Worksheets, and More!

Do you love story grammar elements and narrative intervention as much as I do? Share below if you’re already a fan! I’m always looking for fun ways to incorporate narratives into my therapy and love to hear everyone’s creative ideas! My readers know that I am a huge fan of narrative intervention, teaching story grammar […]

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Language

Just When you Thought Story Grammar Couldn’t Get Any Better!

10 wordless picture books for slps

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

10 Best Wordless Picture Books for Speech and Language Therapy

I’ll be honest you guys… these fall lesson plans 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 […]

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Articulation, Elementary School, Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Speech and Language Therapy Fall Lesson Plans

Teaching past tense is just one of the many tasks that come our way in language therapy. Kids with developmental language disorders frequently struggle to correctly produce regular and irregular past tense verbs. Time for a little speech therapy intervention to the rescue! Teaching Irregular vs. Regular Past Tense Verbs Basics As always, it’s important […]

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Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Teaching Past Tense Verbs With Super Easy Digital Materials!

Idiom Definition for Kids As always, when providing idiom intervention for kids, make sure to start with explicit and clear instruction. For a quick review on what an idiom is, just remember that “idiom” is an expression or common saying that has its own meaning. Idioms are a type of figurative language, which is the […]

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Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Piece of Cake!: Best Idiom Intervention for Kids

Are you ready for 70 printable or digital describing pictures for speech therapy with real pictures? Check out my One Sheet Real Picture Describing for Speech Therapy packet! Enjoy no-brainer speech therapy with high quality photographs (perfect for color printing, digital materials, and teletherapy), plus helpful visuals to maximize your students’ success. Not ready to […]

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Language, Materials

Must Have Describing Pictures, Visuals, Worksheets And More!

If you are looking for speech therapy materials with inferencing picture scenes using evidence-based strategies, make sure to check out my Inferencing and Predicting Using Real Pictures for Speech Therapy. It includes 100 real life picture card scenarios that allow you to provide effective, direct teaching on how to make inferences from picture scenes (also available […]

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Language, Materials

Real World Inferencing for Deducting, Problem Solving, And Comprehension

Are your students working on main idea strategies? Are you wondering how to teach main idea? Check out my 32 simple, no-prep non-fiction stories specially designed to teach main idea concepts, with an additional 50 stories included in my expansion pack. You’ll love these main idea worksheets! Comprehension: Address Foundational Skills Before we work on […]

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Language, Middle School

Surefire Strategies that Actually Teach Main Idea And Comprehension

What is Phonological Awareness? Phonological awareness refers to knowledge of the general structure and sounds of words, including syllables, rhymes, and sounds. We can this by identifying rhyming words, manipulating phonemes (sounds in words), and counting syllables. If you are looking for a no-prep, systematic way to meet your kids’ needs in this area, make […]

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Language, Materials

Super Simple Ways to Up Your Phonological Awareness Game

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden