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18 month old isn’t talking! ANSWERS to the questions you’re afraid to ask

Is your little one GRUNTING and SCREAMING instead of using actual words? This article is for parents of 18 month olds who are not talking yet. If that’s you and your family, you may have come back from your last doctor appointment with a note to “keep an eye on it.” You’ve probably heard about …

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Four Things Every Parent Should Know About Language By The First Birthday

There are exactly FOUR parent factors that impact a child’s language development. If you want to hear the knitty gritty research, go ask Megan Roberts and Ann Kaiser in their research article, The Effectiveness of Parent-Implemented Language Interventions: A Meta-Analysis.  These women reviewed 18 studies to figure out how parents affect language growth. They found …

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You have to stop leaving siblings out of therapy [free download]

One of your kids has a communication challenge and the other doesn’t. Does this sound familiar?  You may see… Frustration Interrupting Power struggles Miscommunication I’ve pulled together the hive-mind of my mom friends  I asked my favorite mom-friends (who have multiple children) to share their insights. Then I combined what they know (life with kids) …

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Isolated Toddlers: A Guide to Supporting Toddler Social Skills at Home

When I was researching what to write about – I asked some folks in my NH Toddler’s facebook group what they were most nervous about and I shared my own fears about toddler social skills: that somehow this socially isolated time would forever impact my son’s social development. You want to know what they all …

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Firefighter Activities for Your Whole Caseload [Free Download]

Are you a busy SLP who knows that your students should be practicing their skills with contextualized materials, but you aren’t sure how to pull that off? Keep reading to get some ideas on how to use firefighter activities with your students this week! It can be really overwhelming to stay caught up with new curriculum-demands …

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Dynamic and Delightful Doctor Activities for SLPs

Uh oh – we’re in a drought. A theme drought! It’s the middle of summer and after the 4th of July, there are no more holidays for a while. What’s an SLP to do? How about we celebrate our essential workers with some doctor activities for SLPs. Maybe you’re pulling out your favorite drill books …

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The Best Pirate Activities Exclusively for SLPs

Are you ready for some Pirate Activities for SLP’s? This list was made for real Speech-Language Pathologist’s who are working and trying to “do life” at the same time. Hey there – I see you working hard! How has therapy been going? Are you still using teletherapy to connect with students?  If you’re like I …

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Summer School Plans for SLP’s [Complete Guide 2020]

Hi there! If you’re new to my site, I’m Kayla. I typically post themed activities for SLP’s in the trenches, but today we’re diving in with some summer school plans for SLP’s! I started this site in early March to help get myself organized. Can you even believe that it’s mid-June? My car’s rear window …

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Beach-Themed Activities for Speech and Language

We’re wrapping up the CRAZIEST year of my professional life. I am headed straight for the beach! I love living in a coastal state – what is it like to be completely landlocked? Tell me in the comment! This beach theme celebrates my happy place. These beach-themed activities for Speech and Language will pair nicely …

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