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‘Twas the night before Christmas…at the SNF

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the home Not a call light was ringing, not even Ms. Jones’; The TED hose were hung on the bed rails with care, In hopes that the head nurse soon would be…

Thankful to be a SLP

Working for the public school system has many benefits, one of which is Fall break. This week I was able to enjoy my break from work with my family at home as well as my extended family at the SNF….

Children’s Book Character Day

To end Red Ribbon Week, our campus encouraged students to dress up as their favorite story book or fairy tale character. If you haven’t read Shel Silverstein’s precious little book The Giving Tree, make it a priority to buy for…

Learning New Vocabulary One Morning at a Time: Skiing

It’s mid-October in Texas and the high temperature is still in the 90’s. We are anxiously awaiting some Fall weather, even going so far as to wear scarves with sleeveless tops. Apparently The Persistent Principal was longing for frigid weather because…

Speech and Language Activity: Elefun Snackin Safari Categories

I really am trying to use more games in speech this year. So, in speech therapy today, we worked on categories while playing the Elefun Snackin Safari game from Hasbro. (affiliate link) </p> <p> You can download this activity on my TpT store With the activity you…

Advice to the Newly Appointed Rehab Director

After working as a rehab director in a SNF and LTC facility for a few years, my opinion of how things should be have changed tremendously. Even though I now work full time in the public school setting, my experiences…

A Take Home Language Activity About Community Helpers

My students are learning about community helpers and occupations in their Pre K and Kindergarten classrooms. I am always looking for better ways to correlate their speech and language IEPs with their curriculum objectives. These interactive books were made with…

School Days Reminisce Activity

One of my favorite things to reminisce with patients about is their childhood. With everyone getting back to school this week, let’s focus our attention to school days in the SNF as well. Today’s post has a free download of…

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…

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