The SLP Holiday Gift Guide

A few of the most common questions I am asked this time of the year, by friends and by clients, are “do you have a holiday gift guide” or “what should we buy as a holiday present?” The parents I interact with are looking for toys, games, and...

Where is the Bear? Tools for Teaching Prepositions

Prepositions are tricky to teach our young children. They do not fit some of the typical rules for grammar which can make it more complicated for children to understand. I was reminded of this, recently, by my mother-in-law who speaks English as a second language....

Toys to Promote Speech & Language Development

Children spend most of their time in play which helps them understand their environment and interact with people. Nothing beats toys that children can hold and share with others. Thinking of toys to buy for your children or the ones you work with? Check out these toys...

Playing With Purpose: Summer Break

Summer break is quickly approaching. That means time for fun in the sun, family vacations, and plenty of Playing With Purpose! Perhaps your child receives speech therapy during the school year and you are looking for support to maintain their skills. Or maybe you want...

Why Having Less is More in Speech & Language Therapy

Early on in my career, I spent my fair share of therapy sessions trying to chase after a young child with a million different toys, grabbing anything I thought might pique their interest. Often times, these sessions were not overly productive and I spent an extra 10...

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