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    Boost Your SLP Teletherapy Sessions With These 4 Apps

    This article was written by guest blogger Candace Denver for speakplaylove.com. More than one million children in the US receive school-based speech and language services. It was necessary then, for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to maintain clinical speech-language services via teletherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic closures. Studies indicate that over 60% of responding…

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    Spring Speech Therapy Themes

    I wanted to do a bit of a “brain dump” of all the spring speech therapy themes I could think of. My hope is that reading through these theme ideas will get your creative juices flowing when it comes to planning your speech therapy sessions this spring! Spring Speech Therapy…

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    Children’s Books about Speech Disorders

    Books are a wonderful way to teach children about people who communicate in a way that is unfamiliar. They can also help children with a speech disorder feel less alone, knowing that others have gone through the same struggles.  Below is a list of children’s books about speech disorders. (If…

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    Winter Speech Therapy Activities and Ideas

    As a speech and language pathologist, there are a lot of fun themes to work on in the winter! Below I will share winter speech therapy activities, theme ideas, winter speech therapy books, and craft ideas. These ideas are mostly for students who are working on language goals – from…

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    Christmas Speech Therapy Activities

    Those 2-3 weeks in December before school gets out can feel like an eternity. (When is break starting!?!) However, it can also be a time to add some fun, Christmas speech therapy activities into your sessions!   This post contains affiliate links, which means we could receive a commission if…

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    Pumpkin Speech Therapy Activities – Plus a Free Download

    Do you love buying those mini-pumpkins as much as I do? When I went to Trader Joe’s this year, they had tons of adorable mini-gourds too! It got me thinking about pumpkin speech therapy activities. Here are some ideas: Pumpkin Speech Therapy Activity Ideas:   Pumpkin Speech Therapy Craft –…

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    10 Wordless Picture Books for Speech Therapy

    Do you use wordless picture books for speech therapy? They are great for getting language samples! Just open the book and have the student tell you what they think is happening. But wordless picture books can also be used to target skills such as making inferences, creating a narrative, and…

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    Fall Speech Therapy Activities – Plus a Free Download

    Ahh, fall . . . sweater weather, warm drinks, and pumpkin everything. I love fall – and fall speech therapy activities are no exception! These ideas are all for students who are working on language goals – from emergent communication (think pre-k or minimally verbal students) as well as students…

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    Best YouTube Videos for Speech Therapy

    Using YouTube videos for speech therapy can be a great way to grab students’ attention and to target so many language skills. The following YouTube videos are ones that I used when working with preschool and elementary-aged students on the autism spectrum, many of whom were minimally verbal and used…