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Lesson Plan Freebie: Happy Winter Solstice!

    ๐ŸŒŸ Hey there speech superstars – today’s the winter solstice! โ„๏ธโœจWould this even be Speech Care at Home if we didn’t offer a free lesson plan based on the occasionโ‰๏ธ I think not – so welcome to our winter solstice-themed speech therapy adventure! ๐ŸŽ„โ„๏ธ Get ready to sleigh those communication goals and let the warmth of our words melt away the winter chill! โ›„Grab your… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Happy Winter Solstice!

    Lesson Plan Freebie: Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol”

      On December 19th, 1843, Charles Dickens published his novella, “A Christmas Carol”.๐ŸŒŸ Let’s explore the timeless tale of Dickens in a speech therapy wonderland, complete with engaging activities and meaningful discussions! ๐ŸŽญ Let’s make our sessions as merry as the holiday season itself! ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŽ‰ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan can help your patients improve their cognitive-communicative skills. ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’ฌ The lesson plan includes opportunities… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol”

      Lesson Plan Freebie: Thanksgiving

        ๐Ÿโœจ The season of Thanksgiving is here – a time for gratitude and joy! โœจ๐Ÿ‚ In the spirit of sharing, I’ve enjoyed making a Thanksgiving themed lesson plan that I hope you will enjoy using with your clients ๐Ÿฆƒ๐ŸŽ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a feast for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’ฌ The lesson plan includes opportunities for:  … Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Thanksgiving

        Lesson Plan Freebie: National Nachos Day

          Hey, speech therapists! Do you love nachos? ๐ŸŒฎ I do! And I have a special treat for you: a free speech therapy lesson plan for National Nachos Day! ๐ŸŽ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a snack for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’ฌ The lesson plan includes opportunities for:   In the spirit of sharing and caring, let’s spread the… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: National Nachos Day

          Lesson Plan Freebie: Candy Corn Day

            ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿงก Happy Candy Corn Day, everyone! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿฌ On this sweet occasion, I’m excited to share something just as sweet and beneficial for our loved ones with aphasia and memory disorders. Introducing my FREE lesson plan that’s more delightful than a bag of candy corn!๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿง โœจ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a treat for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’ฌ The lesson… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Candy Corn Day

            How Coffee Can Boost Your Brain Health and Performance

              Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, with billions of cups consumed every day. Many people drink coffee for its rich aroma, delicious taste, and stimulating effect. But did you know that coffee can also benefit your brain health and performance in various ways? In this article, we will explore some of the scientific evidence that shows how coffee can improve… Read More »How Coffee Can Boost Your Brain Health and Performance

              What is Speech-Language Pathology Anyway?

                Speech-language pathology is a field of science that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of communication and swallowing disorders. Speech-language pathologists, or SLPs, are professionals who work with people of all ages who have difficulties with speech, language, voice, fluency, cognition, or feeding and swallowing. In this article, we will explore the history of the profession, the education requirements, the role of ASHA, and… Read More »What is Speech-Language Pathology Anyway?

                What to Expect During a Cognitive Screen, Evaluation, and Treatment by a Speech Therapist

                  Cognitive communication is the ability to use language and thinking skills to communicate effectively in everyday situations. Cognitive communication can be affected by various conditions, such as stroke, brain injury, dementia, or aging. A speech therapist can help assess and treat cognitive communication difficulties and improve the quality of life for individuals and their families. A cognitive screen is a brief test that can identify… Read More »What to Expect During a Cognitive Screen, Evaluation, and Treatment by a Speech Therapist

                  September is Healthy Aging Month! How can we age better?

                    Healthy Aging Month is celebrated every September to raise awareness about the positive aspects of aging and to encourage people to take care of their physical, mental, and emotional health. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), many factors influence healthy aging. Some of these, such as genetics, are not in our control. Others โ€” like exercise, taking care of our brain health, and… Read More »September is Healthy Aging Month! How can we age better?