How to Target Writing in Speech

Boy, do my middle and high school students hate to write!  It's definitely a challenge to get them working on grammar and sentence structure during speech & language therapy sessions and especially so if I want them to target writing skills.  Yet, it's absolutely essential we work on writing, because it's such an important skill … Continue reading How to Target Writing in Speech

How to Use Videos for Language Therapy

Often, getting our students to engage with reading-based therapy tasks can feel like pulling teeth- both for students and therapist! Our school clients often present with co-morbid reading and learning disabilities that make reading a daily struggle, and so it's no wonder they immediately deflate when we put an article in front of them.  My … Continue reading How to Use Videos for Language Therapy

Functional Problem-Solving Resource!

Sick of playing board games or reading hypothetical scenarios for your speech/language therapy students to problem-solve? Tired of pulling out those dull picture cards? Well, I have finally found a problem-solving resource that is actually engaging and very practical: GCF Global.  Under the Everyday Life section, there are activities about grocery shopping, making change, using … Continue reading Functional Problem-Solving Resource!

8 Engaging Articulation Activities For Teen & Tween Speech Students

When your articulation students are in elementary school, they love any kind of game: Candyland, Shoots & Ladders, Pop the Pig.  One time I even made a phonology game with tongue depressors, a permanent marker, & a plastic cup!  Yet middle & high school students working on articulation & phonological goals are more difficult to … Continue reading 8 Engaging Articulation Activities For Teen & Tween Speech Students