With just a few weeks left in the school year, the time to start packing up your classroom will soon arrive before you know it. Here are five simple tips to help you pack up your classroom smarter. Take a look!
What Exactly IS Compliance Monitoring and Why Do We Do It? As per the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and State Board of Education regulations, each state must ensure that all students with disabilities receive a ”free appropriate public education” (FAPE) program as well as need-based special education and related services. Each state must also… Read More »
Undergoing compliance monitoring can be an intensive and stressful experience. In many cases, it is a highly labor-intensive exercise to ensure all the appropriate paperwork and district/school processes adhere to timelines. Forms must contain the correct information. Instruction must correlate to the student’s IEP and be provided by staff members knowledgeable about specially designed instruction.… Read More »
As students around the country return to in-person instruction, school-based mental health services are more crucial than ever. Before the global pandemic, schools already struggled to offer these critical services to students in crisis—and without question, adding COVID-19 to the equation quickly exacerbated this demand. According to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention,… 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 »
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 »
Practice materials that engage your students are a critical element of successful treatment in any speech-language pathology classroom. This fun (and free!) final consonant deletion speech activity has twenty pages of minimal error pairs and pictures that will surely do the trick! How It Works Each page of this final consonant deletion speech activity shows… Read More »