Winter Games to Help Build Speech & Language Skills

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Although “winter” has not really hit us here in California yet (WE NEED RAIN!!) I read about my friends on the east coast buckling down for winter storms and snow days. (I may be a little jealous!) Winter generally means more time inside and, if you live in some areas, it means school closures. Sometimes, finding things to do during snow days for your children with special needs can be a bit challenging. Last month, I shared 10 “Wintery” Games {Read More}

Autism in the Schools: 5 Team Tips

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As many of you know, my family and I are expecting baby number three in just a few short weeks. As I take some time off from work and blogging to spend time with my family both before and after my new son’s birth, I am thrilled to share with you some amazing posts written by some very talented bloggers. So please sit back, relax and enjoy this guest post and leave a comment letting us know what you think! {Read More}

Speech & Language Tips for Late Talkers

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As many of you know, my family and I are expecting baby number three in just a few short weeks. As I take some time off from work and blogging to spend time with my family both before and after my new son’s birth, I am thrilled to share with you some amazing posts written by some very talented bloggers. So please sit back, relax and enjoy this guest post and leave a comment letting us know what you think! {Read More}

Building Speech & Language Skills Under the Table

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As many of you know, my family and I are expecting baby number three in just a few short weeks. As I take some time off from work and blogging to spend time with my family both before and after my new son’s birth, I am thrilled to share with you some amazing posts written by some very talented bloggers. So please sit back, relax and enjoy this guest post and leave a comment letting us know what you think! {Read More}

Once Upon a Time in Speech {Using Fairy Tales to Develop Speech & Language Skills in Young Children}

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As many of you know, my family and I are expecting baby number three in just a few short weeks. As I take some time off from work and blogging to spend time with my family both before and after my new son’s birth, I am thrilled to share with you some amazing posts written by some very talented bloggers. So please sit back, relax and enjoy this guest post and leave a comment letting us know what you think! {Read More}

Story Telling Game: Tell Tale

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I recently got my hands on a new game and I HAD to write a post about it. I had seen some reviews on this game and thought it would be AWESOME for use in therapy (and also tons of fun for my own family). And I was right! The Game The game is Tell Tale Card Game: Take a Journey Into Storyland by Blue Orange Games. Simply put, it is a small canister filled with 60 round cards with {Read More}

6 Games to Get the Kids Up and Moving Indoors

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When I was working in the schools, I sometimes got pretty bored working at the table with my students. Let’s be honest..how many of us love to be sitting on one place for long periods of time having to use a LOT of brain power? Not me….and not my students. And my own children are the same way. So it is pretty common for me to incorporate games that get us up and moving in our speech sessions. I have {Read More}

The Gruffalo: Product Reviews and a Giveaway!

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Disclaimer: The items reviewed in this post were supplied to me by the great people at The Gruffalo for me to review and keep at no cost. The opinions and thoughts are mine alone. This post contains affiliate links.  Last week I shared some fun activities we did to go along with The Gruffalo. Today I’m going to share some additional actrivities we did to go along with the Gruffalo thanks to the wonderful people at The Gruffalo! They teamed up with several {Read More}

The Gruffalo: Activities for Speech & Language {Virtual Book Club For Kids}

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This month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, we are spotlighting Julia Donaldson. Julia is a British author whose books include The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child and one of our favorite books around here, Room on the Broom. Although she is best-known for her picture books, Julia also writes longer novels, plays and songs. When I finally made the connection that she was the author of Room on the Broom, I got really excited! I ran off to Amazon and {Read More}

Speech & Language Activities for Easter!

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I am very very very slowly unpacking our new home. It is getting there but I am looking forward to getting back into blogging! Today, I wanted to share with you a few Speech & Language Activities for Easter! Just click on the image below to take you to the post!     I’m currently working on my post for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, and am excited to let you all know there will be a giveaway next {Read More}

15 + St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Speech & Language! {and Some Just for FUN!}

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Well..this is crunch week people. We move onto our new home this coming weekend and I need to pack this house up! That means…my posts may be a little light the next couple weeks. In the mean time….I know St. Patrick’s day is JUST around the corner! So I have gathered up over 15 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for speech and language for you all and have them HERE! And if that isn’t enough, I’ve also linked up some further {Read More}

How to Use “My Book About Me” to Expand Speech Skills

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Welcome to the February Virtual Book Club! This month our spotlight author is the great Dr. Seuss! I went back and forth on which book to use, so we went to the bookstore and I came across a book I had been wanting to try with my own daughter. As we started reading and filling out the book, I realized just how much language we were using and how many new conversations we were having that this book sparked. I was AMAZED at {Read More}