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

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Feeding

Where to Start With Feeding Therapy and Dealing with Picky Eaters

During my first year of grad school, I was assigned to work with a client that required feeding therapy. I had no idea where to begin or what to do. I did A LOT of research and created some helpful materials along the way! I am not claiming to be an expert...I have SO much… Continue reading Where to Start With Feeding Therapy and Dealing with Picky Eaters

Green Screen, Teletherapy, Thematic Units, Therapy Ideas

Make a Jack-o-Lantern Green Screen

I told my students they were going to help me carve a pumpkin and they immediately got excited! I have used this activity with all of my preschool students and have managed to target a variety of goals! What do you need? Green screen (mine is felt)Cut out shapes (I used a die cut machine)Sticky… Continue reading Make a Jack-o-Lantern Green Screen

Teletherapy, Therapy Ideas

Go to Therapy Material and Motivator for Young Kids

My favorite therapy material is a water balloon pump! These can be found at a variety of stores, but I linked the one I have from amazon here ($14.99). What goals can I target? You can target almost ANY goal with this simple activity! Joint attention: Cause and effect toys and activities are a great… Continue reading Go to Therapy Material and Motivator for Young Kids

Therapy Ideas

Tips to Make Articulation Therapy Fun and Effective

Articulation Therapy When I provide articulation therapy, I do so using a drill like approach. My goal is to get as many productions as possible, while still providing specific feedback. I aim for at least 100 productions each session. Tip #1: Choose reinforcers and activities that are quick The goal is to get as many… Continue reading Tips to Make Articulation Therapy Fun and Effective

Therapy Ideas

Using Cups as a Reinforcer in Speech Therapy

I love taking everyday items I have on hand and turning them into a fun therapy activity! I have found that Dixie or Solo cups are a great reinforcer for students. This reinforcer can be used with students one on one or in groups. I provide my students with a short task (e.g., say your… Continue reading Using Cups as a Reinforcer in Speech Therapy