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, [...]
The northeast is gearing up for a blizzard tomorrow (bring on the snow Stella!). This means you most likely will be at home all day with your child, as most schools will be closed. Snow days are a great time to relax and spend time with your family. Here are 10 activities you can do [...]
It's almost time for St. Patrick's Day again (March 17th). Here is a fun and simple game to play with your child that works on expressive and receptive language skills. Continue reading for an easy St. Patrick's Day activity that will be fun and is also free! Directions Print out page of shamrocks. Cut out shamrocks. [...]
Playing games with your child is a perfect way to spend time together and work on increasing language skills. You can work with your child on turn-taking skills, following directions, increasing vocabulary, and expanding utterances. Below are 5 language development games to get you started working on these goals. 1. Candy Land Game When playing Candy [...]