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It’s All Fun and Games: How to Make Therapy “Homework” Fun

At the end of each session, your child’s speech-language pathologist (SLP) recommends take-home activities for you to complete before your next session. You’re probably thinking, “Sure, let me get right on that after I prepare multiple meals for my entire

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Build Language Skills On the Go!

It may sometimes seem like a difficult task to think of language activities to play with your child, but it doesn’t have to be! You can use everyday moments and activities to encourage language and communication skills and also incorporate

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How to Use Games to Develop Social Skills, Speech, and Language

Remember the story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer? As a child I used to love watching the movie—the one where Burl Ives, starring as Sam the Snowman, narrates Rudolph’s journey to the Island of Misfit Toys and back—but I

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VIDEO: How to Encourage Language with Games You Have at Home

Recently, I shared how you can turn almost any game you have at home into a language game, often without your child even realizing what you’re doing! The example I provided used the game “Pop the Pig” and I thought it would

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Encouraging Language With Games: Pop the Pig Edition

Often, parents ask me about the best games to develop language. I have my favorites, of course, but the truth is most any game can be turned into a language game – the best part about using games you already have at home is that

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