Speech Therapy Game Companion: You Only Need One!

As SLPs, we sometimes are looked down upon for using games in therapy. But as SLPs, we also know board games are great for articulation, social skills, receptive/expressive language, and the list goes on. What’s the best way to use these games for therapy? With speech therapy game companion mats! I like to use board …

5 Practical Ways to Use Speech Therapy Word Lists

I love speech therapy word lists! They are kind of my new obsession because they have seriously made my job easier. Word lists are easy to carry, have multiple uses and are wonderful for grab and go therapy. I have use these word lists for the past couple of years, but I wanted to share …

No Prep, Speech Therapy Coin Toss Activity

No prep speech therapy materials are a must have for me. They are perfect for the days full of evaluations, meetings and paperwork. I particularly love this no prep activity because it’s interactive for the students! Plus, I usually get 100+ sound productions in one session with this activity. Enjoy! Materials:  Crayons/Markers, 1 Quarter, Free Download, …

3 Reasons Why I Started to Plan My Therapy Sessions

We used to plan our speech therapy sessions in grad school, but as soon as I graduated, I stopped planning. I had too many other responsibilities, so I didn’t plan for 7 years. Then, I came up with 3 reasons why I needed to start planning my therapy sessions. 1.    Work-Life Balance Sometimes, being an …

3 Ways To Use Legos in Speech Therapy

Legos As Motivational Tools Therapists have always found it easier to keep children engaged by using some type of motivational tool. For me, and many therapists, one of the most useful tools has been Legos.  These building blocks don’t just serve as a motivation for my students, but also as a way to help my …

5 Ways to Use The Hallway in Speech Therapy

The time it takes to walk to and from the speech therapy room can take away from our actual therapy time with students. While in the hallway, students are exposed to people, images, directions and more. As an SLP, I consider that time in the hallway additional therapy time. It’s a wonderful time for students …