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!⁣Here’s some ideas from […]

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Articulation, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Best Advice for Using High Frequency Words in Articulation 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, 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

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

Working in a middle school, many of the students I see demonstrate decreased vocabulary skills when compared to their peers. I’ve spent the past year coming up with a thorough packet to target these skills in a meaningful, evidence-based, effective way. Read on to learn more about how I’m improving the vocabulary skills of my […]

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Materials, Middle School, Therapy Ideas

Teaching Upper Level Vocabulary Strategies in Speech Therapy

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

As many of you know, I recently switched jobs and ended up in…. a middle school! I absolutely love it but don’t have a ton of super amazing middle school materials! My caseload is super diverse and everybody in my groups seems to be working on different goals all at once. I needed an easy […]

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Materials, Middle School

One Page Language Lessons: Speech Therapy Printables for Upper Grades

This school year, I’m lucky enough to have 2 social groups. However, due to the reality of scheduling, not all of my students working on social skills were able to be put in a group strictly working on social skills. I’ve had this difficulty forever and finally came up with a printable to help: Social […]

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Materials, Social Skills

Social Skill Visuals

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

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