If you need ideas to target vocabulary for speech therapy, you’ve come to the right place! Check out my: Vocabulary Worksheets for Speech Therapy (100 vocabulary words! Print-and-go, one-sheet, no-prep vocabulary worksheets that use REAL pictures, available in digital format as well for teletherapy/virtual therapy) Upper Level Vocabulary Worksheets (100 academically-relevant vocabulary words, simple, strategy-based […]

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Elementary School, Materials, Uncategorized

Activities, Goals, And More: Everything You Need For Vocabulary Intervention

Speech therapy themes are a perfect way to streamline your therapy lesson plans. In case you’re having a hard time coming up with therapy ideas lately, I’ve got your back. I have 7 complete thematic units (plus more coming in the future) to target 12+ language skills! Why Use Themes in Speech Therapy? Have you […]

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Materials, Therapy Ideas

Target 12+ Language Skills with the Ultimate Theme Toolkit

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 pictures 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 students. […]

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

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

sample page for high frequency words for speech therapy

There are SO MANY ways to target articulation (and language!!) that don’t involve our artic kids finding words from text passages or just “focusing on their sounds” during other, unrelated activities. ⁣My favorite words for speech sound or articulation therapy are high frequency, and they can be found everywhere, all the time! New Research on […]

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Articulation, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Best Advice for High Frequency Words in Speech Therapy

WH questions in speech therapy come up a lot! They’re really functional and seem to be easily noticed as a weakness by teachers and parents. I wanted to share a few thoughts when targeting WH questions as well as a few of my favorite resources for targeting WH questions at a variety of language levels. […]

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Materials, Therapy Ideas

5 Activities to Work on WH Questions in Speech Therapy

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. What are high frequency words? High frequency words are the ones that we say frequently day to day. Today, I wanted to share my thoughts on using […]

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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 visual supports 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! This hack helps me keep my therapy material organization simple and organized for each student. I’ve gotten a […]

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

Printing Speech Therapy Visuals on Post It Notes

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: The Great Fuzz Frenzy Chalk Elmer Turkey Trouble Corduroy […]

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Elementary School, Materials, Middle School, Therapy Ideas

Books for Teaching Story Grammar in Speech Therapy

Oh middle school… There is so much distrust at this age, especially at the beginning of the school year. So many of my students don’t want to come, get embarrassed, or are just “over” speech by this age. I don’t give out prizes or use tons of sticker or reward charts at this age either. […]

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Language, Materials, Middle School, Reviews

Using SuperFight in Speech and Language Therapy

There are a few tools in my speech room that I come back to again and again between job changes and working with a wide variety of levels and age ranges. I thought I’d share some of my favorites with all of you today! If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ll know that […]

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For SLPs, Materials

Versatile Materials for ANY Speech Therapy Goal

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden