Expanding Language: Appearances

Welcome back! Last time we met, we discussed the importance of helping our students/clients/children better understand objects' functions by acting them out. Today we will delve into our next descriptive quality: Appearances This one seems simple enough. When you ask a child to describe what something looks like, they can see a picture of the object … Continue reading Expanding Language: Appearances

Expanding Language: Functions

Continuing with our theme of expanding language understanding and use by exploring the various qualities of target vocabulary and ideas, today I give you a new activity exploring the quality: Functions This activity will help your students/clients/children to explore the various functions of the provided objects, or, in other words what the objects do. Let's return to our … Continue reading Expanding Language: Functions

Expanding Expressions – Language Therapy

Calling all moms, dads, speech therapists, and teachers alike! I'd like to share one of the most dynamic tools I learned about in my speech pathology master's program. The technical name for the program is the Expanding Expressions Tool. Figure 1 Essentially EET (Expanding Expressions Tool) uses tactile/visual cueing to help students and speech therapy … Continue reading Expanding Expressions – Language Therapy

Extra Edition: Lifeonaire

The central purpose for this website is to share speech therapy ideas, knowledge, research, and inspiration. I have decided, however, that I would also like to share on my other passions in life, namely: faith, family, and real-estate. A recent discovery of mine encompases all three of these: Lifeonaire. Picture from: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R9R3Q2G/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 One of the … Continue reading Extra Edition: Lifeonaire