Tips for SLPs

Speech Sound Scrapbooks- Fun, Easy and Free!

I’m sure we all have those days… the days where we haven’t had time to plan for therapy and we have a child (or group) working on speech sounds due any minute. We start frantically searching for some worksheets or games that we can use to fill the session while we practice our sounds.  Well, …

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Comprehension Difficulties in the Classroom and How YOU Can Help!

“He disturbs others while I’m talking!”, “She never listens!”, “He always does things wrong… but he can do it when I show him!” Do those statements remind you of a child in your class?? In the UK, it is estimated that around 10% of school age children have some form of Speech, Language and Communication …

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Practising Sounds in Isolation- How to get 100 Trials or More!

As a Speech and Language Therapist, I spend most of my days assessing children with speech sound difficulties and providing therapy to address any speech sound errors.  When I begin working with a child I initially work on sounds that they can already produce and then we progress to sounds that are more difficult.  After …

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Using Blocks to Support Speech and Language Skills

As a kid I always loved playing with blocks and bricks.  I would build structures for hours and really enjoyed playing with my siblings and friends with them too.  Now as I’ve got older, the sets have become even more awesome and thanks to my amazing job, I get to use Duplo all the time! …

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