Speech and Language Practice with a Halloween Theme

I am always telling my clients’ parents that practice for speech and language skills doesn’t have to be a chore. It doesn’t even have to take long or be complicated. Speech practice can, and should, be completed in the course of your daily routine and regular activities. Since we’re...

Halloween Themed Books for Speech Therapy

Halloween is so much fun! And so is reading! What better way to introduce new vocabulary and concepts than with Halloween themed books? The books in this post are huge hits with my elementary aged students (preschool through around 3rd grade, ideally), but my older students have always enjoyed practicing...

Stuttering 101: Red Flags for Stuttering

Red Flags for Stuttering

Welcome back! Today we’ll be talking about the red flags that could indicate a child who has begun to stutter may continue to do so. This is the second post in Stuttering 101: A Series on Fluency Disorders for Parents, Teachers and SLPs. If you haven’t already done so,...

Stuttering 101: What is stuttering?

Stuttering 101: A Series

Fluency disorders are the reason I became a speech – language pathologist. The nature of the disorder, the amount of individualization and level of counseling required for stuttering treatment, not to mention the amazing courage and strength of people who stutter fascinated me enough in my freshman year of college...

Handouts for Parents: Preschool Speech and Language Practice

I love working with my preschoolers. I usually call them the ‘littles’ because they are so tiny compared to my grade school students. Preschoolers have a lot of questions, and guess what… So do their parents!! I found myself repeating the same ideas when parents would ask for ideas...