Speech and language therapists use many different techniques to improve communication for people of all ages. They teach children how to speak clearly, read aloud, and understand written words. They also help adults overcome problems with pronunciation, fluency, and articulation. Adults who have experienced strokes or traumatic brain injuries may need speech therapy to help […]

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Speech and Language Therapy for Children

If you’re like most SLPs, you are in need of some pronouns speech therapy activities! Pronouns are actually the #2 most common grammar target amongst elementary school SLPs, so it’s a pretty common need. Children start using pronouns at 3-4 years of age. They don’t perfect them then, though. It isn’t until 3rd grade that […]

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Pronoun Activities: Time to Go Beyond He and She!

8 gifts for speech therapists

You’re looking for some ideas for gifts for speech therapists, maybe for a holiday or national speech language pathologist day? That’s so sweet! Thank you so much for caring and for letting us be a part of your lives! Being a speech therapist is hard work. The SLPs I know and have gotten to know […]

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8 Best Gifts for Speech Therapists They Really Want!

Are you looking for strategies and tips for teaching self regulation? Do your students need to work on understanding their own emotions and feelings? Teaching my students all about their emotions is one of my favorite things to do. It’s not only a life skill – but it’s an important one if your students are working understanding […]

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Top Strategies for Teaching Self Regulation

So, what’s work life balance all about, anyway? What’s work life balance? Work-life balance is the idea that healthy individuals should set boundaries on work so they can live a full life. It’s about making time for activities outside of work, like families, hobbies, and other pursuits. It’s about managing stress and feeling renewed. Supposedly, […]

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What’s Work Life Balance and Where Can I Get Some?

If you need vocabulary activities, strategies, and ideas 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, […]

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

Using visuals and visual schedules in speech and language therapy is far from a new idea. Visuals are one of an SLPs favorite tools for scaffolding and teaching new skills! This is because they’re practical, can be used to teach a wide variety of skills, and can even be useful in carryover of target skills […]

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Using Visuals in Speech Therapy

productivity tips

Need some productivity tips? People are losing their ability to focus due to the distraction heavy culture we live in today. In the past decade or so, I’ve learned a ton about productivity. I’ve almost gotten obsessed with it at times due to necessity. While getting my undergrad degree, I worked nearly full time for […]

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Productivity Tips and Tricks for SLPs

board games for speech therapy

There are a lot of opinions out there about using traditional board games in speech and language therapy. Some SLPs feel strongly that games target a wide variety of language skills and are relevant and motivating for students. Others say that our services should be skilled, educationally relevant, and evidence-based and that games aren’t the […]

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Effectively Using Board Games in Speech and Language Therapy

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students need language therapy just as much--if not more than--our other speech and language kiddos. This guest post shares a few tips for ways to customize your language therapy for these students so that they can succeed.

Hi, everyone! My name is Greta Abbott, and I am a school SLP in Georgia. I’m starting my 4th year as an SLP, and I have been blessed to have many diverse caseloads already! Today I want to give you some ideas and tips for increasing language skills of pre-K and elementary-age students who are […]

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Language Therapy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

surviving your cf year

Yay, you have a SLP CFY placement – now check out these tips so you’re ready to go! 1) The Basics There are tons of things you can do that will make your SLP CFY easier before you even begin. Apply for jobs early, know what you want, and don’t settle. Focus on the most […]

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My Best SLP CFY Tips for Surviving and Thriving!

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly on the search for the “perfect” bag for therapy. Ugh. For me it’s been a never-ending search! Once I love one, the corners start to tear, or I spill something in it and can’t figure out how to clean it. My old favorite bag was a Vera Bradley […]

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Thirty-One Bags for SLPs

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden