Talking Tip Tuesday is back with a goodie! Yesterday’s blog was aimed at helping Speech and Language Pathologists/Therapists think about best practice when working with bilingual children. Today’s post is for parents raising a bilingual children. It is estimated that
Bilingualism: Food for Thought for Speech and Language Pathologists
I recently attended an insightful and interesting training session given by the funny and relatable Speech and Language Therapist and Bilingual expert, Sunita Shah. To sum up the training session…it blew my mind! I learned a ton of practical information and
Kiddle – A search engine for kids
If you work with children or have children, you are probably just as terrified as I am at the thought of letting those children use Google. On the one hand, Google is an amazing resource that hold a wealth of
Repetitive Books: My favourites and how I use them to develop language skills
I LOVE using books in my therapy sessions with kids of any age. Research suggests that reading to babies as young as 8 months of age can have a significant impact on early language development. In fact there is a ton of
Speech Therapy…without Speech!
It’s that time of year again! The wonderful time of year when those of us who are lucky enough to work with children get exposed to runny noses, explosive sneezes and coughs that sound as if they could be coming
SLP Must Have: Let’s Learn About Animals!
50% off (Jan 7) – Only $4.00 On the seventh of each month on Teachers Pay Teachers, the SLP community throw a sale. Each SLP seller chooses an item in their store that is a ‘must have’ in their opinion
Get my Colourful Semantics starter pack! Colourful Semantics is a therapy approach created by Alison Bryan, a Speech-Language Therapist in the UK. It is simple, easy to use, and it can be used for targeting tons of different language
Meet Julia! Sesame Street’s first character with Autism.
A new muppet has moved onto Sesame Street and her name is Julia. She has big green eyes, orange hair, a big smile…and Autism! When I heard about Sesame Street’s new initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All
Pirate Language Fun!
Ahoy matey! One of my favourite pastimes is perusing the internet for creative and fun therapy ideas. My main go-tos are other speech blogs, Pinterest, and Teachers Pay Teachers! The ideas that other SLPs share always inspire me. While people
Information Carrying Words
The month of September has been a hectic month for me! It’s my first time beginning a school year as a Speech and Language Therapist working in schools and I’ve been doing nothing but reviewing and assessing and writing reports.