Playing With Purpose: YOUR Daily Routines

Playing With Purpose in YOUR Daily Routines Download the handy printable that is pictured by reading to the end of this post. Are your daily routines suffering a bit lately? That’s no surprise! It is April 2020, as I am writing this blog post. If I counted...

Spring Break Play Activities

*This post was updated on 05/03/2020* Springtime and particularly spring break play time can be a tricky time of year in terms of the weather. I know that all too well here in Austin, TX. Last week we had a day of 80-degree temperatures, followed by blustery rain, a...

Best Games for Speech & Language Development

I’ve made a commitment to myself to play more games and board games with my speech therapy clients at the beginning of 2020. I find that more and more, kids are not playing games at home with their families so the use of games gives me maximum engagement. Many...

Playing With Purpose: a Dollhouse

When I pack up my car to see kids for speech therapy in Austin, TX, I am always looking for the most bang for my buck. Each week, I try to pick one toy or activity that I can use with all, or almost all, of my clients. This means the toy needs to be versatile and...

The Journey of Self-Publishing a Book

I am an author. Those are four words I never thought I would utter! And yet, here we are. I am an author. I have written and self-published my first book. Becoming an author was not on my to-do list or even a blip on the radar. I don’t fancy myself a writer, so...

Playing with Purpose Book

Learn how to purposefully and intentionally interact with your child during play and help them increase opportunities for speech and language development!

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