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Phonological Processes, Therapy Ideas, Uncategorized

Plan your Therapy Session Using the Cycles Approach

Cluster Reduction Rule: Two sounds need to stick together Visual: Two friends holding hands -ps Target word:Activity Ideas:Carrier Phrase:hops/jumpsbook about bunnygame that pops out"He ____""Lets see if he ____"hoopsobstacle course with hula hoops"You are jumping through the___"stopsany game you can turn on/off"It____""When I push the button it ____"cupsmake a tower out of cupstrow balls/objects into… Continue reading Plan your Therapy Session Using the Cycles Approach

My Favorites, Therapy Ideas

My Favorite Games for Preschool Aged Children to Promote Language

Games are a great way to work with multiple children at once while targeting a variety of goals. Games are also a great way to target turn taking, social skills, and requesting. https://amzn.to/2ZzCGOJ https://amzn.to/37t1P2c https://amzn.to/3drIAJV https://amzn.to/3upULNE https://amzn.to/3azjw1H https://amzn.to/3azmjbi https://amzn.to/3duLptK https://amzn.to/2M5fpkE https://amzn.to/37qzJob https://amzn.to/3pziEyE https://amzn.to/37rQ8Zh https://amzn.to/37vnEOF https://amzn.to/3s9JCyj https://amzn.to/3pDbcSS https://amzn.to/2ZKNb25 https://amzn.to/3br0tGp https://amzn.to/3br0Lgt https://amzn.to/3dvDXPk https://amzn.to/2OJwNfJ *Disclaimer these are affiliate… Continue reading My Favorite Games for Preschool Aged Children to Promote Language

Feeding

Must Have Products For Picky Eaters, Children with Restricted Diets, or Sensory Aversions

These products are all just SUGGESTIONS and things that may be helpful for your child. You do not need to purchase all or even ANY of these items. Each child is different and what one child needs another child may not. I wanted to create a place to list all of my recommendations in one… Continue reading Must Have Products For Picky Eaters, Children with Restricted Diets, or Sensory Aversions

Feeding, Uncategorized

Different Plates To Make Mealtime More Fun For Children

It is important that eating, interacting with foods and mealtimes are a positive experience for children. Creating a positive, fun, and safe environment for children to explore new foods and textures is key in helping your child have a healthy and positive relationship with food. Picky Eaters Often times, children that are considered picky eaters,… Continue reading Different Plates To Make Mealtime More Fun For Children

Phonological Processes, Therapy Ideas

How to use the Cycles Approach to Reduce the Occurrence of Cluster Reduction: St- Activity Guide

Why phonological therapy? Phonological therapy is best for children that use phonological processes to simplify their speech. These children need to be taught a specific rule, not specific sounds. Teaching children a specific rule (ex: 2 sounds go together-clusters) rather than teaching the articulatory placement for every cluster results in faster progress. What is cluster… Continue reading How to use the Cycles Approach to Reduce the Occurrence of Cluster Reduction: St- Activity Guide

Language Processing, Therapy Ideas

How to Target Language Processing Skills Using Google

I came up with this idea when working with middle school aged students that had language processing goals. I was working on categories with these students as well as describing. I wanted to work on their goals in a functional and meaningful way rather than just asking them to name what category a banana belonged… Continue reading How to Target Language Processing Skills Using Google

Behavior Management

How to Manage Challenging Behaviors in Children

Try this... Recognize behaviors as a form of communication: Child bites-he is frustrated but does not have the language to tell youPraise positive behaviors: "I love how you are sitting in your chair with your feet on the floor"Be direct and specific: "Put your feet on the floor"Ignore unwanted behavior (when possible)Clearly state expectations before… Continue reading How to Manage Challenging Behaviors in Children

Green Screen, Teletherapy, Thematic Units, Therapy Ideas, Uncategorized

Holiday Green Screen Virtual Activities and Video Demonstration

I have created some fun winter and Christmas virtual learning activities! I also recorded videos demonstrating how I use these activities in therapy with preschool students and how they can be adapted for a variety of ages and goal areas. Buy Buy BUY BUY Build a Snowman... Ideas on how to use: reinforcer/motivationvocabulary- snow, snowball,… Continue reading Holiday Green Screen Virtual Activities and Video Demonstration