4th of July is shortly approaching. Take time with your child to create something fun for this patriotic holiday. Below I have listed four exciting 4th of July crafts for kids that you can help your child complete. I also included ways to improve language skills while doing so. Have fun! 4th of July Crafts [...]
Happy July!! Schools out and hopefully you get to spend some extra quality time with your youngster. As you already know, reading is a fantastic way to improve a variety of language skills. July is a great time take a break from the heat and read about outdoor activities and ice cream. Take a look [...]
I love using matching games for speech therapy while working on language skills with children. Matching games are a classic activity that help improve memory, concentration, problem-solving, and can target MANY language skills. Some of these important language skills include turn-taking, expanding vocabulary, expanding utterances, understanding the concepts of same and different, and following directions. [...]
Are you looking for some new toys to help work on your child's language skills? One of my new favorite toys is the Fisher-Price Barnyard Bingo Game. This interactive bingo game is simple, yet can be modified in different ways depending on your child's skill level.
We made it to June! Summer officially begins on June 21st, but for many of us, we are already on summer mode. June is a great time to take some books outside and find a shady place to read with your child. This month is a great time to read about the summer, the beach, [...]
If you have a child with language delays or disorders then it's very important to continue to work on language skills in the summer when you're child is out of school. Whether your child is already on summer break or will be starting it shortly, please keep this list of activities in mind. You don't [...]
If your child has a pragmatic language disorder, then it may be very likely that he has difficulty appropriately taking turns. At around the age of 3- to 4-years-old most children understand the idea of turn-taking, although they may not always wait for their turn. By 5-years-old most children are able to appropriately play in [...]