Quick and Effective Language Therapy

I am very excited to share with a project I have been working on for the past year. About 6 years ago I began using 5 minute therapy with my students with articulation disorders. Then a few years after that I began using a version of the program with my students with fluency disorders. Now…

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App Review: Social Detective Intermediate

Social/pragmatic disorders are often a difficult skill to target in speech therapy. It is hard to mimic real life situations in a therapy/classroom environment. Students who have social/pragmatic disorder need to be exposed to a large variety of social situations in a different environments. Social Detective Intermediate by Social Skill Builder, Inc. is the next…

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Valentine’s Day Fun!

I thought I would share with you the activities I am using in The Speech Place for Valentine’s Day. I have found some great resources around the internet that I wanted to share with you. Links have been included for each. If you like these products from these SLP TPT sellers make sure to follow…

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App Review: Outloud Timer 2

Many of the students I work with have trouble understanding time so visual timers have been very helpful. I have used Children’s Countdown and Time Timer in the past with much success. I recently was introduced to a new type of visual timer that allows students to have some control. This new app is called Outloud Timer…

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An “appy” week of therapy!

iPad’s have changed the way students can practice their skills during therapy. I don’t use the iPad with my students at every session but I do try to incorporate the device at least every two weeks. I think it is a great way to keep students’ interest when they may be practicing skills that they…

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App Review: What’s the pic? Artic

I love using the iPad in therapy sessions. Adding new apps keeps drill sessions fresh. Home Speech Home has a new app for articulation drill practice. The app is titled What’s the pic? Artic. I have used the app in therapy several times and here is my detailed review. OVERVIEW The basis of the app…

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What’s in your cart? {Linky Party} TPT Back to School Sale

Nothing says school is starting like a Back to School Sale. The only sale that I look forward to is the Teachers Pay Teachers Back to School Sale because I can get amazing products to use in my classroom immediately. The sale runs from Monday August 1-Tuesday August 2. Make sure you use the code…

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Plickers!

A technology savy colleague introduced me to Plickers. Plickers is a great way to get immediate feedback on your students’ knowledge of a subject. The interactive aspect of the quiz-like program keeps students engaged while you assess their abilities. In this post I will explain the steps to getting started and how you can bring…

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App Review: PrepPositions

An easy way to help students expand their utterances is to have them add prepositions to their sentences but many students struggle to know how to use the correctly and understand the various meanings of prepositions. One of the newest apps by Smarty Ears, a favorite SLP app developer, is PrepPosition. Continue to read my…

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Figurative Language: A month of lessons

I always save my favorite lesson for the end of the year…Figurative Language. I love teaching students the details about using this colorful language when they speak and when they write. With the busy lifestyle we all lead I find that many of the terms that were used throughout my childhood are fading away as…

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