Books for Targeting Core Vocabulary

Core vocabulary has proven to be a very useful tool in my therapy room for my low/non-verbal students. It allows them to expand utterances in a way that other AAC methods simply fall short. In typical language therapy with my preschoolers, I love using books. It’s age-appropriate, motivating, language-rich, and enjoyable. Why should my minimally […]

4 SLP Essentials (You Never Knew About)

There are certain toys and tools you hear about in grad school and run out to get them. You just HAVE to have them in order to be a fun and effective therapist. Then there are some things you learn about as you practice and wonder how you ever got by before them! Generally, the toys and […]

Square Pumpkins in Speech

This week in Speech my preschoolers have been learning about pumpkins and all of the fun we can have with them! ***This post contains affiliate links.*** There are so many great books about Fall. Here are some of my favorites:           The book I chose to focus on this week was “Spookily the Square […]

Camping in Speech Therapy

For my last two weeks of ESY I will be doing a camping theme with my preschoolers.  (This post contains affiliate links) When I found this toy from Learning Resources, I knew I had to plan sessions around it.  It is too cute! We worked on sequencing, object functions (eat, give light, pick up food, […]

Visual Schedule in Speech Therapy

Most students we work with, not just those on the autism spectrum, do better with structure and predictability. Sure, curve balls happen and we need to prepare our students to handle those. But making Speech an enjoyable experience will make for easier transitions, fewer tantrums, thus, more progress. (*This post contains affiliate links*) This year, […]