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    Free Speech Therapy Ice Breaker Activity – AAC, Autism

    Looking for a speech therapy ice breaker activity that can be used with your students who need visual supports? This free “School Favorite Things” booklet is ideal to use in individual or group speech therapy sessions with students in special education classrooms. I’ll go over ideas for differentiation below, so…

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    Interactive Songs for Speech Therapy + Free Printable

    Using interactive songs in speech therapy with little ones (early intervention/preschool age) is a fun way to work on language development. And trust me, the kids won’t care if you are a terrible singer (I know from experience – bad singing runs in my family). Plus, you don’t need any…

  • Spring Speech Therapy Activities + Free Printable!

    Spring is in the air! The snow is melting. Flowers are blooming. And of course, it’s time to pull out some spring-themed activities for your students. So if you are looking for some spring speech therapy activities, here are a few ideas to get you started! Most of these ideas…

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    Choosing a Homeschool Preschool Curriculum

    I am really excited to start a fun, play-based homeschool program for my preschooler. Here’s more on how I decided which curriculum to use:   Why Even Bother with Homeschool for a Preschooler? I never thought I would be searching for a homeschool preschool curriculum. When people used to tell…

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    Bear Sees Colors for Speech Therapy

    Back when I lived in Boston, one of my favorite teachers that I worked with recommended that I buy any of the Bear books by Karma Wilson from the school’s book fair. I’m so glad she did because the book Bear Sees Colors has gotten A LOT of use over…

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    Apple Speech Therapy Activities + Free Printable

    When I worked as a speech therapist with preschool and early elementary special education classrooms (my caseload primarily had students on the autism spectrum), a popular fall theme in the classrooms was APPLES! Often the kindergartners would join their inclusion classrooms to go on an apple picking field trip to…

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    Gifts for Babies that Encourage Language Development

    I’ve complied a list of some of my favorite toys to stimulate early language development in babies. (I usually give one of these as part a baby shower gift or as a first birthday present!) Even before babies learn to talk, they are laying the foundation for talking and communication!…

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    Summer Language Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    Summer is the perfect time to be outdoors – meaning that you don’t have to plan a ton of indoor activities to keep your little ones busy. Take language learning outside with these summer language activities for toddlers and preschoolers! (Don’t worry there are a few indoor summer activities for…