Category Archives: SLP

The Benefits of Helping Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions

[Source:  MindShift] By Deborah Farmer Kris Terrible Twos. Threenagers. Fearsome Fours.  These are years marked by tantrums and meltdowns — palpable reminders that young children haven’t yet learned how to regulate their emotions. But rather than wait for them to … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Blurred Lines

[Source: Advance Healthcare Network] by Lucas Steuber, MA-T, MS SLP/CF It’s 6PM on a Tuesday, and Lindsey is taking her children to swim practice.  In the back seat, they are talking excitedly about whatever the new game is while struggling … Continue reading

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Speech Activity of the Week: SMACK! A Game for Just About Anything!

[Source:  Speechie Freebies and Crazy Speech World] This is a hands on, get out of your chair, smacking good time!  The bugs of course.  And if you are against violence against insects, then we can call the smack a high … Continue reading

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School Therapy Corner: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

[Source:  Edutopia] Ice crystallized on the windshield, then a tire burst on the way to school, making you late. By the time you arrived, the computer (with the video clip and presentation cued up) froze. Minutes later, Jason pulled the … Continue reading

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Strategies for Building Foundation for Empathy and Tolerance

[Source: Science Daily] When a child feels valued, he sees values in others. When he realizes he has his own thoughts and emotions, he understands that others do, too. When his ideas and feelings are respected, he learns to respect … Continue reading

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