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Lesson Plan Freebie: International Polar Bear Day

    🌟 Welcome to our International Polar Bear Day-themed speech therapy lesson! 🐾 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! ❄️ But hold onto your earmuffs, because sometimes finding the right words can feel as tricky as balancing on an iceberg! 🙊 Don’t worry, though – we’re here… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: International Polar Bear Day

    Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pizza Day

      Welcome to our National Pizza Day-themed speech therapy lesson plan! 🍕📚 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! 🧀🎉 From recalling pizza history to naming delicious toppings, we’ve got a slice of something for everyone. 🍕🤗 Let’s embrace the joy of language and the deliciousness of pizza together!… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pizza Day

      Lesson Plan Freebie: Groundhog Day

        Hello Speech Superstars! 🌟 Get ready for a groundhog-tastic speech therapy adventure! 🎤🦔 We’re diving into the whimsical world of Groundhog Day, where Punxsutawney Phil takes the spotlight to predict our weather fate. 🌦️ Let’s unravel the origins of this furry tradition and sprinkle some speech magic on our communication skills. 🎩✨ 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: Catherine Princess of Wales

          Good afternoon! 🌟✨ Welcome to our royal rendezvous in the enchanting realm of speech therapy! 👑🎉 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! 🎂👸 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: Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol”

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

            Lesson Plan Freebie: Thanksgiving

              🍁✨ The season of Thanksgiving is here – a time for gratitude and joy! ✨🍂 In the spirit of sharing, I’ve enjoyed making a Thanksgiving themed lesson plan that I hope you will enjoy using with your clients 🦃🎁 Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a feast for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. 🤝💬 The lesson plan includes opportunities for:  … Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Thanksgiving

              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 — like exercise, taking care of our brain health, and… Read More »September is Healthy Aging Month! How can we age better?