🍁✨ 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
Hey, speech therapists! Do you love nachos? 🌮 I do! And I have a special treat for you: a free speech therapy lesson plan for National Nachos Day! 🎁 Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a snack for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. 🤝💬 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
🍬🧡 Happy Candy Corn Day, everyone! 🧡🍬 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!📚🧠✨ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a treat for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. 🤝💬 The lesson… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Candy Corn Day
AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. It is a term that covers various methods and devices that help people who have difficulty speaking or writing to communicate with others. AAC can be used by children and adults who have different types of disabilities or conditions that affect their speech or language skills, such as autism, cerebral palsy, stroke, brain injury, or ALS. AAC can… Read More »What is AAC and Who/What is it For?
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
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?
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
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?
The Minced Moist Diet is designed for people who have difficulty chewing or swallowing food. It is a texture-modified diet that consists of minced, mashed, or ground foods that are moist and easy to swallow. With a minced moist diet, biting is not required and only minimal chewing is necessary. This diet may be recommended for those who are not able to safely chew and… Read More »What is a Minced Moist Diet for Dysphagia?