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Title: Enhancing Cognitive Function: Using Alexa as a Tool for Adults with Cognitive Deficitsย 

    In the realm of cognitive rehabilitation, innovative technologies continue to offer promising solutions for individuals facing challenges such as aphasia, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and dementia. Among these advancements, virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa have emerged as versatile tools for aiding cognitive compensatory strategies in adults. With their voice-activated interface and vast array of features, Alexa devices provide a user-friendly platform for cognitive stimulation and… Read More »Title: Enhancing Cognitive Function: Using Alexa as a Tool for Adults with Cognitive Deficitsย 

    Lesson Plan Freebie: International Polar Bear Day

      ๐ŸŒŸ Welcome to our International Polar Bear Day-themed speech therapy lesson! ๐Ÿพ Are you ready to embark on an icy adventure filled with furry facts and chilling challenges? Let’s dive into the frosty world of polar bears! โ„๏ธ But hold onto your earmuffs, because sometimes finding the right words can feel as tricky as balancing on an iceberg! ๐Ÿ™Š Don’t worry, though โ€“ we’re here… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: International Polar Bear Day

      Lesson Plan Freebie: Mardi Gras

        ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽญ Happy Mardi Gras, speech stars! ๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐ŸŽŠ Let’s sprinkle some linguistic magic and jazz up our speech skills as we dive into today’s Mardi Gras-themed speech therapy session! ๐ŸŽทโœจ Get ready to parade through a world of words, where every sentence is a float adorned with colorful vocabulary! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽถ ๐ŸŽˆWe’ll be dancing through articulation alleys, navigating fluency funhouses, and unlocking the treasure chest of… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Mardi Gras

        Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pizza Day

          Welcome to our National Pizza Day-themed speech therapy lesson plan! ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ“š Get ready to indulge in some cheesy fun as we dive into activities designed to improve communication skills while celebrating everyone’s favorite dish: pizza! ๐Ÿง€๐ŸŽ‰ From recalling pizza history to naming delicious toppings, we’ve got a slice of something for everyone. ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿค— Let’s embrace the joy of language and the deliciousness of pizza together!… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pizza Day

          Ginkgo Biloba: A Traditional Chinese Herbal Remedy Boosting Stroke Recovery

            A groundbreaking study has shed light on the potential benefits of a traditional Chinese herbal remedy derived from the ginkgo biloba tree, one of the oldest living tree species. The research, conducted through a large randomized controlled study, reveals that active components in ginkgo biloba could significantly enhance the early recovery of cognitive functions in individuals who have experienced a stroke caused by a blood… Read More »Ginkgo Biloba: A Traditional Chinese Herbal Remedy Boosting Stroke Recovery

            Lesson Plan Freebie: Groundhog Day

              Hello Speech Superstars! ๐ŸŒŸ Get ready for a groundhog-tastic speech therapy adventure! ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿฆ” We’re diving into the whimsical world of Groundhog Day, where Punxsutawney Phil takes the spotlight to predict our weather fate. ๐ŸŒฆ๏ธ Let’s unravel the origins of this furry tradition and sprinkle some speech magic on our communication skills. ๐ŸŽฉโœจ From chit-chat about weather lore to mastering those tongue-twisting predictions, we’re in for… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Groundhog Day

              Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pie Day

                Good morning! ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿฅง Exciting news! Today’s speech therapy lesson plan is as sweet as a slice of pie because it’s National Pie Day! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅณ Join me in a language-filled celebration where we’ll explore the wonderful world of words with a sprinkle of pie-themed fun. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿฐ Get ready to savor every speech sound and indulge in the joy of communication! ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธโœจ Let the pie-tastic learning begin!… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pie Day

                Lesson Plan Freebie: Catherine Princess of Wales

                  Good afternoon! ๐ŸŒŸโœจ Welcome to our royal rendezvous in the enchanting realm of speech therapy! ๐Ÿ‘‘๐ŸŽ‰ Today’s lesson is sprinkled with a touch of elegance and charm as we celebrate the birthday of the one and only Catherine, Princess of Wales! ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿ‘ธ Join us for a regal journey through language and communication as we raise our wands (or rather, speech therapy tools) to honor this… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Catherine Princess of Wales

                  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