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I Love Meerkats and You Should Too! Using Animals to Target Speech and Language Goals

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Kids love animals! Using animals to target speech and language goals can make lessons engaging and exciting.  Here are some fun ideas to target speech and language goals using meerkats and other animals.  Read all the way to the bottom Read more…


You Can’t Help Loving Why Questions for Speech Therapy, Ask Me Why?

Why Questions in Speech Therapy Why can’t I help loving question formation? Because its so fun to teach! For language impaired kids, the English language and its moving parts can be tricky to master. Therefore there is a need to Read more…


11 Ways To Use Buckets In Speech Therapy

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Using Buckets In Speech Therapy  I use buckets in speech speech therapy games and activities at least weekly. When I first started working I inherited a room, yes- a full size room! It had been (and still is) used for random Read more…


Why Our Materials Aren’t Pretty (But they are FREE!)

It’s time for real talk.  My case load is pushing 90.  This includes a self-contained classroom, some high needs preschoolers and a range of other 5-18 year olds.  Between the testing and the snow days and the flu and the Read more…


Go For Gold With 10 Winter Olympics Ideas for Speech Therapy

I don’t know about you, but I have been watching a lot of Winter Olympics coverage this week. But I have been surprised how few of my students have watched. Give them a taste however, and they are hooked. Here are Read more…


Super Bowl Speech Therapy- 10 Ways to Use Super Bowl Commercials

I know the Super Bowl was almost two weeks ago, but it’s never too late to share one of my favorite Super Bowl speech therapy activities. Every year the week after the Super Bowl is one of my favorite weeks Read more…