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!

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 prepositions. Examples include: over under next to between in out Students with language impairments may struggle with understanding spatial concepts, both receptively and expressively. Kids who don’t understand these concepts will […]

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Language, Materials, Therapy Ideas

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

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

Vocabulary sheet using real pictures for speech therapy

Are you a fan of using real picture scenes for speech therapy? I love them so much that I have a whole BUNDLE of amazing Real Pictures products, featuring photographs to target narratives, inferencing and predicting, WH questions, vocabulary, describing and grammar! Photographs are an amazing way to encourage lots of expressive language in our […]

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

Beautiful, Concrete, & Effective: Using REAL PICTURES in Your Materials

Is there anything more beautiful and versatile in speech therapy than a good narrative? Everyone loves a good story! Narratives, or connected sequences of events or stories, are the language of the classroom and academics, especially in the younger grades. They can entertain and inform. Narratives are also the backbone of every good social exchange. […]

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Language, Therapy Ideas

Narrative Intervention: The Complete Guide from Basics to Complex Language

Are you looking for ways for teaching emotions to your clients? Check out my Emotional Awareness worksheets with structured high-quality activity sheets targeting 20 different emotions, what they look like, and how they make us feel in our bodies. What is emotional awareness? Basically, it is the need to understand your own emotions and feelings. […]

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AAC, Language, Therapy Ideas

Teaching Emotions: More Than Just “Happy” and “Sad”!

percent grammatical utterance chart for language sample analysis

Language sample analysis is really critical when initially evaluating and even monitoring progress, but they can be tedious and slow! If you read my previous post, you are going to love this update (12/2021) with even more helpful tips!!   I’ve got info on how to quickly get language samples through using hacks on Microsoft […]

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

Language Sample Analysis in 4 Easy Steps

percent grammatical utterance chart for language sample analysis

Language sample analysis is really critical when initially evaluating and even monitoring progress, but they can be tedious and slow! If you read my previous post, you are going to love this update (12/2021) with even more helpful tips!!   I’ve got info on how to quickly get language samples through using hacks on Microsoft […]

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

Language Sample Analysis in 4 Easy Steps

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