Category Archives: Speech Therapy at Home

How to teach your baby to talk

AMEN! YES I GET IT!  I KNOW WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO! When I am working with a little one (12 -18 months) on expressive language development (that means the sounds/words she is producing-her use of words) the challenge … Continue reading

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Following directions…listening…waiting…taking turns…compliance and flexibility.

  One of my biggest challenges at times can be a little one’s compliance and flexibility…her ability to actually attend to the task…and be flexible and tolerate certain expectations.  Now of course the receptive component in a little one’s overall … Continue reading

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How to teach sound localization

Thanks to my friend Ashley…for inspiring me to write this post…this one is written for her and her LO. Sound localization is your little one’s ability to turn his head to the sound he hears.  For example if you crumbled … Continue reading

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How to improve your child’s pragmatic language and functional language.

  Thank you again to my four children for demonstrating the use of my parachute..I bought this one on Amazon…and it is one of my favorite activities to do during speech and language therapy. So for today’s post….I want to … Continue reading

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Baking in the kitchen…how baking helps language.

      Gregory Loves Pasta!   Baking or cooking in the kitchen with your little one is a great opportunity to work on enhancing language skills…both receptive language (her understanding of language) and in her expressive language (her use … Continue reading

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Speech therapy at home…and how to teach recalling an event.

Recalling an event…what exactly does that mean?-Asking your little one questions such as: What did you do in school today?  Did you go to the park?  Did you have fun with your friend today, what did you do on the … Continue reading

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How to teach kids to label and locate their body parts

In young children presenting with a language delay…the understanding of and the labeling of body parts may be very difficult for the language impaired child.   She may have difficulty with her ability to find her body parts upon request (a receptive language … Continue reading

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Speech therapy at home

 I thought I would write another post describing a speech therapy session.  This session’s activity specifically focuses on the use of bubbles during therapy.  If you look under my speech therapy toys page…you will see that bubbles are on that … Continue reading

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Speech therapy at home

I thought I would start posting what a typical  speech therapy session for me looks like….so that you can help your little one at home.  So for today’s post I have focused on improving a child’s understanding of language and … Continue reading

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