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

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

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