Today, let’s discuss some tips for reading with an 18 month old. This is the current age of my son and each time he progresses in age, the ways I’m reading with him change. I try to jot some notes down to share because they change to dang quickly! Some tips, I was lucky enough to know from my profession as a speech-language pathologist and some tips I have simply learned just from being a mom. ... Read More about 7 Tips for reading with an 18 month old
November has arrived and the holiday themed madness can begin! I have said it before and I will say it again (over and over)- I love to incorporate themes into speech therapy, especially with younger students. Themed speech therapy can be helpful for both you and the students: -It makes planning easier. -It helps teach vocabulary that goes with the theme or topic. -It’s easy to pair ... Read More about 4 Easy November Crafts for Speech Therapy
You might have heard about using Core Words with your AAC users but do you know what they are? Core Words for AAC are words that are in your student’s daily vocabulary that make up most of our communication. These words should help your student express their basic wants and needs. Some examples include; who, more, up, that, in, one, open, not. In contrast, Fringe vocabulary is the 20% of our ... Read More about What are Core Words for AAC and How Do I Implement Them?