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Target Attention and Memory Deficits Using Peg Boards

EVEN THOUGH the peg board in the therapy closet may be labeled “OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY” doesn’t mean you can’t use it for speech therapy too! I recommend asking as you are dragging it out (because if you drop the bucket of…

Peg Boards and Problem Solving in Speech Therapy

My post on cognitive activities using the peg board has been the most viewed post on my blog since it’s “birth”…SOOOO… I have created a product specifically for therapists who may not have time or creativity on their side! Below…

Conserving Energy During Meal Time

As SLPs, one of the roles we should take very seriously is patient education. Along with patient education comes staff and family education as well. Patients with compromised breathing patterns and poor breath support are at a higher risk for…

Breath Support Activities: Success Stories

The emails are coming in of therapists who have started using my newest ebook for breath support therapy in the SNF and LTC. This is my goal for the book: To have patients regain their independence  and to have therapists…

Cutting Coupons in Therapy

Are you looking for something to change up your therapy sessions? How about some EXTREME…ok maybe more like ENGAGING COUPONING! This activity is something I have used MANY times for speech therapy in a SNF or LTC setting. One of…

In A Summer Slump? Spice Up SNF Speech With Cupcakes!

Summertime means fun. Vacation, swimming, barbecues, lake fun, fireworks, family and friends. For our patients who are limited in their “outside experiences” we should make an extra effort to keep them oriented to time of year or season and encourage…

SNF SLP Humor…Take Two!

Maybe your facility has one of those fancy schmancy jewelry engravers and is immediately on top of labeling eye glasses and dentures… Chances are they can’t keep up with the challenge so this is for you! For more #snfslp humor…

SNF SLP Humor…Take One

Since moving to the education side of speech language pathology from the more fast pace, demanding medical side I have more time to sit and laugh at the funny things that one might have to do in the name of…

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