Author: therapyworksllc

Leaf Rubbings What you’ll need: Leaves of various shapes, sizes, and colors Construction paper Crayons Target descriptive concepts such as shapes, colors, and sizes while creating this fun fall art project.     Fall Scavenger Hunt   Head outside for a scavenger hunt. Explore all of the sights, sounds, textures, and smells...

8 Activities to promote speech and language in our daily routines   Starting in March I will be posting weekly blogs with tips, links, tools, and photos to help enhance your child’s communication abilities.  If there is a topic that you are interested in, please feel free to...

World Autism Awareness Day Today is World Autism Awareness Day.  Current statistics show that 1 in 88 children and 1 in 54 boys will be diagnosed with Autism.  One of the biggest challenges for our kids with Autism is communication.  Just like no two people are alike, no two...

What sounds should my child be saying?   One of the most common questions I get asked as a speech-language pathologist is “what sounds should my child be saying?”  It is very common for children to make speech sound errors as they learn new words. An articulation disorder occurs...

Is there a difference between speech and language?   Yes, indeed there is! Speech is the physical productions of sounds that make up what we say.  You can think of it as being made up of three parts… Articulation – the shaping of speech sounds, which depends on how we position and...

What Is Augmentative/Alternative Communication and How Do You Chose a Device? By: Sarah Wyse – M.A. CCC-SLP Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) is any form of communication that is not the spoken word to help someone express their thoughts, wants, and needs. There are simple forms of AAC, such as: writing with...