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.
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 [...]
Passover is an eight-day festival to commemorate the freedom of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Passover 2017 begins sundown on April 10th. Take time to talk about this holiday with your child since there are a lot of new terms used during this holiday that your child may not be familiar with (i.e. seder, [...]
Category cards are a fantastic way to improve your child's language skills (ages 3 and up). The cards offer many different ways to use them so your child will not get bored. The best product of category cards that I have found include very simple cards. Each card has one large colorful picture of an object. [...]
For most of us, driving in the car with your child is something we do on almost a daily basis. Whether it's to transport your youngster back-and-forth from school or to a sports practice, we find ourselves in the car frequently. This is a terrific time to try some activities to help increase your child's [...]
Do you remember playing the game Go Fish as a child? Maybe you have already introduced your child to this wonderfully simple game. Are you wondering how this game is for language development? Well, there are some easy ways to alter the game to help increase your child's language skills. Continue reading to learn how [...]