App Review: Word Vault Pro-Updated

I reviewed Word Vault Pro two years ago but since then it has had a MAJOR face lift. Simply put this app covers everything you need in a day’s worth of speech therapy. Luke and Hollie, married SLPs, are the founders of Home Speech Home and the creators of this app. It is obvious from the…

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High Frequency Words for Speech Therapy

This past year I was searching for the Dolch’s sight word list and came across Fry’s Instant words. Dr. Fry’s Instant words or sometimes referred to as High Frequency Words were expanded in 1996 from the Dolch’s sight word list. Dr. Fry found in his research that over half of every newspaper article, textbook, children’s book,…

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Sizzling Summer Sale on TPT

Check out the great savings at my TPT store during the Sizzling Summer Sale. Save 20% on all of my products. Some of my most popular products are Conditional Directions  Level 1 & Conditional Directions Level 2. Also purchase The Joke of The Day packet at super savings! Please follow my TPT store so you…

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School Year in Review 2015

I am always looking for ways to improve therapy and get everything I can out of each minute with my students. I love that after 17 years as an SLP I am still learning new ways to increase productivity and motivation in therapy. I wrote a few post throughout this school year about some of…

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The Power of Silence

Many outsiders feel that therapy sessions should be filled with talking. Often SLPs feel pressured to fill every moment with some sound. We often forget the power of silence within the therapy setting. Silence can be a valuable cueing tool within the therapy room. I recently rediscovered this while working with some students on using…

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Artic Dicee

One of the best things about being a Speech-Language Pathologist is getting to play games with our students while working on their goals. I love adapting existing games to meet my students needs such as Connect Four, Guess Who, and Don’t Break the Ice just to name a few (click the games for a link…

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Speech Notebooks

I was inspired by all of the pins on Pinterest of Math and Science Notebooks to create one that my students could use. I wanted to have my 4th and 5th grade students keep track of the lessons and activities that we did in speech therapy so they could reflect on them when they needed…

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Vocabulary Spelling City

I am happy to share with you the website/app Vocabulary Spelling City. Teachers and students in my school use this website/app to practice weekly vocabulary and spelling words but did you know that it also can be a very useful tool for SLPs as well. Before I explain how, let me tell you a little…

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U.T.F. Linky Party: Articulation

Welcome to the Unexpected Therapy Find (UTF) Linky Party! Each month I am hosting a linky party to share different things that myself and other SLPs have used in therapy that are not their usual use. This month’s topic is Articulation. I love doing articulation therapy and I am always looking for new ways to…

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Instructional Game Videos

I had an Aha! moment the other day while watching my husband and daughter attempting to beat a video game. After several attempts, they went searching on You Tube for a solution. There they found several different videos which explained step by step how to beat the board. The videos are typically of  the video…

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