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...

Context Clues: Start with the Basics

Why Context-Clues Are Challenging I’ll be honest here: I’ve never been a great lover of context clues.  While we often write goals for correctly inferring a word’s meaning from context, this is much less black and white than it sounds.  I have heard...

An Active, More Hands-On Approach to Main Idea

By the time my speech therapy students are in older grades, it can be difficult to change their perspective on reading.  They will say they hate reading, that it is “boring”, and that they are not successful at it.  Consequently, I find that working on...