Talk Like A Pirate Day in Speech Therapy

Yo ho ho and a bottle of…speech fun! Talk Like A PIrate Day in speech therapy is one of my favorite days! Well, I am linking up with Ashley Rossi from Sweet Southern Speech for ‘ARRRR You Ready For Pirate Day In Speech?’ If you haven’t celebrated this day with your students, I highly recommend …

Speech and Language Flash Card Activities

Are you tired of playing the same old speech therapy games with the same old flash cards? I know that I have played Go Fish and Memory more times than I can count! Well, I finally decided that I could not hear, ‘I have a match’ or ‘Go Fish’ one more time!  So, I came up with a …

5 Essentials Steps for A Successful, First Therapy Session

It’s almost that time for your first, back to school, speech therapy session!  As I say every summer, ‘I can’t believe how fast this summer went!’.  I hope that you are all thoroughly enjoying your summer. As many of you know, I am taking this year off to spend with my 2 (soon to be 3 in …

Common Objects For Uncommon Speech Therapy

Why did I want to become a speech pathologist in the first place?  The answer for me was that I wanted to be able to use my creativity to help my students communicate. Well, working in a low income district for the past few years has been a wonderful experience, but it has really challenged …

It’s Time To Become The Student!

I am always trying to think of new and creative ways to keep my students engaged during articulation therapy.  I just wrote a new blog post called ‘Tables Turn: When Students Become The SLP’ on the Speech Spotlight Blog.  Personally, I had a lot of fun with this idea and I hope you will too! …

Speech Therapy Ideas: Dollar Store Edition

The Dollar Store is one of my go-to places for speech therapy materials and ideas! Every time I go into the dollar store, not only do I always come out with so much more than I initially planned on buying, but I also come out with some great speech therapy ideas! During my previous shopping …