Advice For SLP Grads and CFs

To all the graduates who have finally finished school and on the cusp of entering their clinical fellowship, well done! You have accomplished a huge goal and now you’re ready to start life as an SLP. Thinking back to this time in my life, I decided to reach out and give you some SLP advice to …

5 Ways to Use Play-Doh in Speech Therapy

SLP’s rely on a number of tools and toys to motivate their students. Play-Doh is a great motivational tool and is perfect for language and articulation therapy. Here are a few ways in which I use Play-Doh during my speech therapy sessions. Roll the Play-Doh One of the things I like to do with Play-Doh …

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 …

10 SLP Summer Activities

Summer is an SLP’s time to not only relax and rejuvenate, but get a head start on the next school year. No this doesn’t mean planning therapy or getting a head start on reports. Instead, we can do these 10 SLP summer activities that will help lesson the load and help decrease stress levels once …

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! …

Bored in Speech? Get Active!

It’s starting to get cold outside…well at least it is in Michigan!  I love fall, but fall also means that my students are stuck inside for the next five to six months!  When students are stuck inside for that long, it’s almost a necessity to have them play ‘active’ games.  It helps to get the …