SLP Corner: Lunch Dates in Speech
[Source: Activity Tailor]
Despite having parents that are nervous about their child pulled for speech during the school day (“I don’t want them to be singled out.”), I more often run into kiddos who don’t want to stop. At the beginning of the year, they’ll catch me in the hall to say, “sign me up again this year.” Flattering to be sure, but I see students on a private basis so I need to get them (in and) out in a timely manner.
Often I handle this by decreasing the frequency or length of sessions, but I also dangle the option for “lunch dates” with those little ones who are particularly resistant to stopping. (The ones who purposely
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