[Snip from Twin Sister Speech and Language via Crazy Speech World]
Today, we would like to post on the benefits of using thematic units in speech and language therapy sessions. We hope that you may be inspired to begin to use themes by reading this post because we think that having a weekly theme can be a fun, useful, and productive way to approach speech therapy sessions with children of all ages.
The benefits of using a thematic approach to speech therapy session are substantial. That is because thematic teaching, “provides an environment that fosters and encourages process learning and active involvement” (Fisher, 1991). Here is a list of some benefits of thematic learning that we have read in literature and have seen happen at our clinic: