Posts in Speech Language Activties
Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Communication Development

Better Hearing and Speech Month is a time to make the community aware ways to help encourage communication development in children.  As your child’s speech and language skills develop there are activities and tips that you can do at home to enhance your child’s speech and language skills.

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How to Practice Articulation at Home

One of the most common questions I get from parents is how can they help a child’s articulation skills outside of traditional speech-language therapy.  I have compiled a list of tips and tricks that parents can incorporate into your child’s day to help with articulation skills.

 What is Articulation?

Articulation is the ability to physically move the tongue, lips, teeth and jaw to produce sequences of speech sounds, which make up words and sentences.

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Spring Speech-Language Activities

Happy spring everyone! Spring is my favorite time of year because the weather starts to warm up and the flowers begin to bloom. Spring is an excellent time to foster your child’s speech and language development using these fun season-themed activities.

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St. Patrick’s Day Activities To Promote Speech & Language Skills

St. Patrick’s day is quickly approaching! Holidays like St. Patrick’s Day are a fun way to build your child's language skills and understanding of traditions.  Language skills are easy to incorporate whether you are working on them at home or during speech-language therapy.  Below are some of my favorite St. Patrick’s Day activities you can do with your child.

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Books For President's Day

President’s Day is next Monday and I always like to incorporate President’s Day into speech-language therapy.  It is important to teach kids about American history.  I have found several books that not only teach children about the holiday but it is also a perfect time to introduce new vocabulary and work on wh-questions (‘what’, ‘who’, ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘why’).  Below is a list of my favorite books about President’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day Activities To Promote Speech and Language

Holidays like Valentine’s Day are a great way to introduce new vocabulary to build your child's language skills and understanding of traditions! Language skills are easy to incorporate into Valentine’s Day activities whether you are working on them at home or during speech-language therapy.

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Books For Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is coming up and I am anxiously waiting to see if the groundhog sees his shadow!  I have compiled a list of my favorite Groundhog Day books to help teach your child about this American tradition! As you read each story ask questions related to the book and have your child identify the objects in pictures.  This will also help improve vocabulary.

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9 Activities to Promote Speech and Language Development in Toddlers

As your toddler’s speech and language skills develop there are activities that you can do at home to that can help enhance your child’s speech and language skills.

 

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