One of the most frequent questions I get from Speech-Language Pathologists is how I do inclusion speech therapy in Preschool. I've done inclusion speech therapy in 9/10 of the years I've been an SLP. In two different districts, we've used a similar inclusion model. All services (nearly all) are provided within the inclusion classroom. Inclusion classrooms have both children on IEPs and children ... Read More about Inclusion Speech Therapy in Preschool
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Behavior needs can impact speech therapy in a lot of ways. I've written about it before here on the blog but I thought it was worth revising this month. Students can be resistant to working with us for so many different reasons. Are they hungry? Did they get enough sleep? Is this activity hard for them? Are you asking them to leave a preferred activity? Do they have a short attention span? A ... Read More about Behavior Strategies for SLPs
This is a quick but effective visual that I have been wanting to show you! I used images and directions from the Common Ground Collaboration to complete this job! Thanks to Mark and Brenda for making them available! Are you even an SLP if you haven't selfied (is that a word?) in front of a giant CORE Board in your classroom? This classroom has two students using the ... Read More about Giant CORE Boards for AAC in the classroom.
SMARTboard with preschoolers can sometimes be comical. They try to drag the image and getting it unlocked or locked into a position on the screen they can't reach anymore. They have a lot of trouble getting the correct pressure for dragging, crossing midline, and using a point. Check out this quick tip to reduce that ... Read More about Tennis Ball SMARTboard Adaptation
Chocolate Chip Ghost is a sweet little circle time story that has been told in preschool rooms for years. Ghosts have to eat all white foods so they can stay white. One day, while mama ghost runs out to get more milk, rice, and cauliflower, the ghosts eat all sorts of foods. When mama returns they have turned into all sorts of colors! It's a great retell for early language skills and circle ... Read More about The Chocolate Chip Ghost