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 …

SLP Summer Camp Time

Have you ever wished there was a SLP summer camp? We could all get together and share fun stories about things that happened over the school year. (We could also complain together about the bad things that happened.) More importantly, we would have the opportunity to share advice with each other, get ideas from each …

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 …

Three Ways to Use Jenga In Therapy

As a speech therapist, I rely a lot on games and other creative ways to provide an interactive and engaging environment for my students. Jenga targets a variety of skills and that’s why it is one of my favorites! The only problems is that it can be time consuming to constantly set up and, for …

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 …

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 …