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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…

Printable Handout for Teaching Speech Sounds

As a parent or teacher you might have a child who you KNOW says a sound incorrectly but no matter how many times you SHOW them how to say something, it just isn’t getting through. As a SLP, I take…

How YOU Can Do Language Therapy At Home!

Whether your child has been identified as having a language disorder or you would just like ways to help your child further improve their language skills, this post is for you. You have stuff in your home and in your…

Developing and Improving Language Skills on the Playground

Are you aware that language skills are a HUGE predictor of reading and writing abilities in the classroom? The Super Duper Company has identified some critical areas that poor language skills will impact in the classroom: • understanding oral directions. • vocabulary…

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…

Teaching Vocabulary One Recess at a Time

It’s Spring in our Early Childhood Center so this round of vocabulary instruction was focused completely on gardening equipment. The week began with The Persistent Principal introducing the word RAKE. She brought in her rake to school one morning. It…

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…

Teaching Vocabulary and Remembering it! Globes and Maps

On Monday, I walked in to the building and there stood the Persistent Principal, smiling ear to ear, holding a GLOBE! The kids were huddled around her throwing questions at her. She was pointing out the land versus the water…

What’s Outside My Door: April

April Showers, right? Not so in Ms Gardenia’s Speech Room! We have had TOO much rain and SO many cloudy days here. It was a sunny day the day I decided to decorate my interactive language wall for SPRING!  …

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