Category Archives: Teach me to talk

How to teach the B sound…and a fun activity to elicit language in your little one!

HOW TO TEACH THE B SOUND: Emerges before 2 years of age Typically mastered by girls and boys by 3 years of age I just updated under the articulation page strategies for the B sound.  When teaching the B sound be sure to … Continue reading

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How to improve your child’s desire to be social and pragmatic language

~RAINBOW MAGIC SAUCE~ (a truly embedded speech therapy session) This post goes out to my beautiful daughter Katie Lila….and also to a little girl I work with…thank you to her mama for allowing me to post her name here: Taylor.  … 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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How to improve eye contact and social development in your child

  Thank you to the K family for allowing me to post these pictures of AK and NK….and also thank to my colleague Nancy for bringing her tunnel to our session.  As I stated in a previous post…it is so … Continue reading

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Tip of the day…..making inferences

  ~MAKING INFERENCES~ When working with a little one between three and four years of age you can begin to address her ability to make inferences….I have targeted this skill as early as two and a half…and at that age…I … Continue reading

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Early language in infants

    ~Katie Lilla and Julia Seraphina~   My Katie…and Julia..in the adorable picture above. Katie was lucky enough to spend Friday night with Julia…her incredible mama and my very dear friend…Catherine…and Julia’s amazing Daddy….Kris. Katie had such a wonderful time…and … Continue reading

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How to teach your preschooler to talk-inspiration!

    Taken at Sylvan Park, Miller Place New York This picture and post is dedicated to A and her mama….I am proud, thrilled and happy for A’s mama and A….for working so hard over this past year during speech … Continue reading

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How to teach your toddler to imitate sounds

  When I am working with a little one on sound production…I find that one of my first jobs is to get them to understand the phrase “you do“….now these two words can be a little bit abstract for a … Continue reading

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More on Auditory Discrimination!

    Play to Learn-What Sound?…..is still in the Beta version…this means that we are working out the kinks…fine tuning it…and making sure that we are happy with the finished project.  What I love about it being in the Beta … Continue reading

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How to improve your child’s desire to interact with you and to use language

    Row-Row-Row Your Boat Thank you to my Katie and my Gregory for demonstrating this simple activity….I hope based upon the picture you can understand what I am trying to describe.  As you can see Katie and Gregory have … Continue reading

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