For children with expressive language difficulties, creating spontaneous language opportunities is key. With the help of these five tools, you can create moments of intention and meaning that can be reinforced naturally with your child or student.
Here’s an enjoyable – and free – St. Patrick’s Day activity that WON’T require the luck of the Irish! Your students will enjoy the fun theme, which incorporates visual discrimination and visual attention skills. Why Visual Discrimination is Important Visual Discrimination is the ability to recognize details in visual images. It allows students to… Read More »
Looking for a fun, seasonally appropriate activity to keep the WH questions flowing all summer long? Then you’ll love this free summer WH question BINGO activity, perfect to a pass along to print out for at-home reinforcement or to upload and use as part of your TheraWeb online therapy session! This awesome summer BINGO game includes… Read More »
The cold, gray days of winter are upon us…but they’re not ALL bad! There are plenty of things to love about the briskest season, and we’ve created a winter bingo activity to remind you of just how beautiful the season can be. Perfect for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Special Education Teachers, this winter bingo activity… Read More »
With 24 consonants and 20 vowels in the English language, it’s no wonder that many children end up struggling to pronounce at least 1 or 2. And of course, /r/ sound referrals are among the most common within the school-based SLP community. It’s likely for this reason that many creative activities for school-based therapy are… Read More »
One of the greatest rewards of evolving technology is the way in which it addresses real-world challenges. Nowhere is this more evident than in the many digital tools that have been developed to assist children with ASDs (autism spectrum disorders.) Children on the spectrum frequently struggle with picking up on social cues, finding the “right”… Read More »
Going to the dentist can be an overwhelming experience for special needs children, especially those with sensory issues. When a child displays symptoms of a sensory processing disorder, bright lights, loud noises, tastes, and smells can cause feelings of anxiety at the dentist. I have been practicing family dentistry for seventeen years and have discovered… Read More »