Monthly Archives: September 2011

How to teach the S sound

WHEN IN A CLUSTER: This strategy is specifically for when the S sound is in a cluster-which means two consonants together.  For example: star, stop, steak, stick.  When I work on S clusters I start off to see if the child is stimulable … Continue reading

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The best toys to buy for children

  JUST FOR YOU! This post is for you………   WHAT TOY TO BUY? If you need to buy a gift for your little one….or someone else’s little one…..I would be happy to help you decide what to get.  No … Continue reading

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Asking your child questions

  ANSWERING WHAT QUESTIONS IN REFERENCE TO ACTIONS:  (FOR EXAMPLE: WHAT AM I DOING?) Asking questions to your little one will help to elicit language….and also will help in her understanding of language……however…you have to be sure of what your expectations are … Continue reading

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How to teach your child to talk

  It’s hard to NOT give your little one things that you know she wants….if  you know she’s thirsty you may just give her a drink….if it’s lunch time you may just make her lunch…if she wants to play with … Continue reading

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Kids say the darndest things!

  September 24, 2011….Gregory woke up in the middle of the night…he came into our bedroom…woke me up….and said: “Mama I feel bad that you and Dad are all alone, I have to get in bed with you”.    How can … Continue reading

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Kids say the funniest things!

I know this picture is a little blury…but you can still appreciate how delicious he is….. here are two of his latest…G-ism’s: September 24, 2011Gregory’s first song:  “Fushin Flaze…meer’ld flies…Mayonnnaise! September 24, 2011– “I have had a chance of trying pumpkin … Continue reading

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How to decrease your child’s frustration level.

When I am working with a little one….and I feel as if they are having difficulty in focusing, dealing with their frustration level, attending, transitioning, being flexible (not physically…being flexible in the task at hand), adapting to a new situation … Continue reading

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Funny things kids say

  I just posted under G-isms….two new ones…from today..September 21, 2011.  

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Toys and Games for speech therapy

I am not sure how I forgot to post specifically about this game……this was developed by my friend Melissa and me….many years back.  We sold the idea to Super Duper…and they loved it.  Descripto Dinos is a great vocabulary enriching game….so … Continue reading

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Saying I’m sorry….and most importantly, “I forgive you”

In my family saying “I am sorry” is very important…..but the words, “I forgive you”…..mean more to me than anything.  I think it says that you no longer hold anger in your heart…and that you have let the burden go…and that … Continue reading

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