Push-in speech therapy, classroom-based intervention, or inclusion – whatever you call it, I love it and want you to love it just as much as I do! It saves me time and money, but most importantly, it helps me identify my students’ real struggles and provide them with the support they really need to succeed […]

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Therapy Ideas

How To Do Push In Speech Therapy

The speech therapy R sound – there’s just no one right answer for everyone! If this tricky sound is dRiving you cRazy, I have just a few tips and reminders to help you and your students (If you’re too busy to read this entire post, scroll down to the last section that includes my top […]

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Articulation, Therapy Ideas

/r/ you ready for moRe?: My Top 5 Tips

The honest truth is that there is no cure to stuttering. By its very nature, stuttering is cyclical – meaning it can (and probably will) come and go. You can learn tricks that might even make it go away for a time, but these tricks take a lot of mental effort. And some of these […]

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Musings, Therapy Ideas

When You Realize There’s No Cure to Stuttering…

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!

shannon loves the cycles approach for speech therapy

Are you struggling with articulation therapy students and ready to get started with the cycles approach for speech therapy? I was in that same place once, which is why I made my Cycles for Phonology Toolkit! Let me share what I learned and how I decide who is a good fit for this approach, assess, […]

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Elementary School, Materials, Therapy Ideas

Cycles Approach for Speech Therapy: Everything You Wanted to Know

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

Today’s topic is all about speech sound therapy! I’m going to share how I structure my therapy, stay organized, and think about service delivery for students who are working on targeted speech sounds or phonological processes. Below are my top 5 tips: Drill, drill, drill. I often ask myself, “What activity would make drill fun for this […]

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Materials, Therapy Ideas

Speech Sound Therapy: Get Organized and Structure Your Sessions

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

my therapy planning process guide

As SLPs, we don’t have a lot of time to create a lesson plan for speech therapy sessions. In grad school, you might have spent hours planning for a one hour session with one student. Maybe you even had to write up your detailed plans, with several back-up ideas ready for the easily bored child. […]

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Organization, Therapy Ideas

Lesson Plan for Speech Therapy: My SIMPLE Process

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!

Are you in need of some quick wh questions worksheets for short stories with visual cues? Then you need my Answering WH Questions From Short Text for Speech Therapy packet, featuring 60 short stories (30 non-fiction, 30 narrative) with prompts for who, what, when, where, why, and how questions! Questions are leveled so you can […]

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Materials, Therapy Ideas

WH Questions Worksheets For Simple, Direct Teaching

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

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden