Early Language Development

Heather’s Summer Giveaway!!

I’m excited to announce that you can now enter to win the first ever Heather’s Speech Therapy Summer Giveaway!! It is sort of a mid-summer celebration of…summer vacation! Since I’ve started ordering some things for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year, I thought I’d like to give you a few things too!  You can use these …

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Summer Vocabulary and Activity Companion!

I wanted to let you know that I just added an articulation and language activity companion to use with the summer vocabulary worksheet on the free worksheets page under “Vocabulary Worksheets: Holiday and Seasonal Activities.” Just click to download this summer freebie! How is your summer going so far? Have you been able to practice …

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Teaching Speech Sounds at the Isolation and Syllable Levels

I just uploaded some free worksheets I made for teaching speech sounds in isolation (the sound by itself) and in syllables (the sound paired with vowels). I talked about these two levels in my posts titled The Process of Articulation Therapy and Correcting a Frontal Lisp, but since I just added some free worksheets to use at …

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When Life Gives You Lemons…Make Lemonade!

Any and all speech therapy sessions (arctic, social skills, grammar, etc.) usually involve talking about what words mean.  One should never assume that a child already knows the meaning of a certain word.  A therapy session on one particular day, led to a discussion of the word ‘sour.’ I decided to bring in some lemons so …

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Literacy Alert: Guest Post by Keli Richmond M.S. CCC-SLP

I posted a blog a few months ago that was written by a friend and colleague in the field of Speech-Language Pathology, Keli Richmond. I’m so excited to share another article she has written for parents who may need some tips on how to read with their children.  Keli is a Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes …

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How to Use Nursery Rhymes to Help Your Child’s Language Development

Have you every wondered how to use nursery rhymes to help your child’s language development? Using nursery rhymes with your young child is a very effective way to help introduce them to the patterns of language, speech sounds, and pre-literacy skills.  Read more to see how you can use nursery rhymes to help your little …

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