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10 Awesome Outdoor Activities for Your Therapy Practice

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Warmer days and more daylight mean plenty of opportunities to get outside to play, explore and socialize. Nearly everyone can benefit from fresh air and a little sunshine…so if you’re able to take your therapy sessions outdoors, now is the time. Some creative takes on classic games − along with some totally new ideas −… Read More »

7 Incredibly Useful Hacks for Delivering Online Speech Therapy

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7 Useful Hacks for Online Speech Therapy

The availability and acceptance of online speech therapy is on the rise, and with good reason! Delivering services via online technology is convenient, improves access to care, decreases costs and can offer children and adults the same progress benefits as face-to-face therapy sessions do. (Want to learn more about providing online speech therapy? Discover the… Read More »

10 of the Latest and Greatest Apps for SLPs

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May marks Better Hearing & Speech Month, a time to raise awareness about communication disorders, and the role that speech-language pathologists (SLPs) play in providing life-changing treatment. To celebrate the month and help bring innovative technology into your sessions, we bring you… (drum roll please!)…. our latest list of amazing apps for SLPs! We’ve included… Read More »

10 Ways to Honor People with Learning Disabilities

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Working with a person with a learning disability (LD) can be a priceless experience, nurturing his or her growth in learning and self-confidence, and giving you the opportunity to demonstrate self-giving love and acceptance as you support the person.  Special education teachers, school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs), and learning disability teacher consultants (LDTCs) may also honor… Read More »

12 Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs

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Sign up to get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com Each new school year brings a change to routine, along with new people and unfamiliar places. This can amount to a lot of anxiety and stress for both parents and their special needs… Read More »

12 Ways to Incorporate Music and Games into Speech Therapy Sessions

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Music and games can be used in the speech and language classroom to improve attention, increase participation, foster better communication and increase memory and retention.  Children of all ages and abilities can benefit from music and games.  To save you time, we’ve gathered some of the best ideas from the web on how to incorporate… Read More »

8 Engaging Activities for Children with Limited Mobility

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When helping children with limited mobility, special education teachers, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and physical therapists – and other clinicians in school-based therapy jobs – are often on the lookout for activities to engage children. Whether making music or art, crafting or playing games, here are 8 activities you can include in your lineup.  … Read More »

Summer-Inspired Sensory Bins

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Summer brings warm weather, sunny skies and lots of new opportunities to learn and grow. One way for children with special needs to learn is through the use of sensory bins, which include items with texture or other sense-stimulating characteristics. Common bases for sensory bins include water, shaving cream, sand, mud, rice, and uncooked beans.… Read More »

15 Therapy Activities to Engage Non-Verbal Children

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  Working with non-verbal children can present a unique set of challenges. It is not uncommon for Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Special Education Teachers to encounter non-verbal children in their therapy jobs. Therapists’ resources are often limited in the variety of activities to engage this audience. Luckily, there ARE several activities you can incorporate… Read More »