AAC Awareness Month!

We’re taking a break from all things apples and pumpkins to recognize AAC Awareness Month! What is AAC?: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) helps aid in communication. AAC is a multimodal approach that incorporates a wide range of verbal and nonverbal communication methods such as vocalizations, gestures, sign language, picture boards, mobile apps, and speech…

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Happy Roller Coaster Day!

August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day! Even though we can’t get out to an amusement park safely at this time, we can still celebrate with some safe roller coaster fun at home! Crafts are a great way to work on expanding verbal language, targeting speech sound production, and improve listening skills! Get crafty with…

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Who’s in the Haunted House?

WHO’S IN THE HAUNTED HOUSE? This week we are having fun exploring “Who’s in the Haunted House?”.  Haunted houses are a great way to work on expressive and receptive language.  This one on the left took a little more time to create, but the drawing on  the right is a much simpler way to do…

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St Patrick’s Day Activities

Once again, we’ve got an entire weekend to  enjoy St Patrick’s day activities!  In my ongoing quest to find new and creative ideas to include in therapy sessions, here are this year’s choices for St Patrick’s day activities. Beaded pipe cleaner shamrocks! This is a creative take on the regular pipe cleaner and bead bracelets.…

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Valentine’s Card making for language and fine motor goals

Valentine’s Day is filled with activities for speech, language, and fine motor goals and this week we’re highlighting Valentine card making!  Valentine’s cards (or any cards) are a great way to practice expressive language, sequencing, and fine motor skills such as cutting, coloring, and writing.  We’re especially excited because our cards this year are going…

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St. Patrick’s Day language activities!

With St Patrick’s Day falling on a Friday, that means there is a whole weekend to enjoy rainbows, treasure, and green things! We’ve got your St Patrick’s Day language activities right HERE. 1.   Treasure Hunts– Who doesn’t love a good treasure hunt? These can be as simple as finding objects of different colors for your littlest…

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Happy Rhino Day!

Thursday September 22 is “Celebrate Rhinos Day”. We decided to check out what rhino activities we could incorporate into our speech/language sessions!  Let’s start with the obvious: /r/ practice! If you are brave, you can say the full word and practice initial AND medial /r/.  To turn it into a full lesson, use the book The…

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