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Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pie Day

    Good morning! 🌞πŸ₯§ Exciting news! Today’s speech therapy lesson plan is as sweet as a slice of pie because it’s National Pie Day! πŸŽ‰πŸ₯³ Join me in a language-filled celebration where we’ll explore the wonderful world of words with a sprinkle of pie-themed fun. πŸ“šπŸ° Get ready to savor every speech sound and indulge in the joy of communication! πŸ—£οΈβœ¨ Let the pie-tastic learning begin!… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: National Pie Day

    Lesson Plan Freebie: Catherine Princess of Wales

      Good afternoon! 🌟✨ Welcome to our royal rendezvous in the enchanting realm of speech therapy! πŸ‘‘πŸŽ‰ 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! πŸŽ‚πŸ‘Έ 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: National Bird Day

        Good morning, bird enthusiasts! πŸŒ…πŸ¦ Today’s speech therapy session is taking flight with a special focus on our feathered friendsβ€”after all, it’s National Bird Day! πŸŽ‰πŸ¦œ Let’s chirp, chat, and tweet our way through a fun and interactive lesson that’s sure to make your words soar. πŸš€βœ¨ Grab your imaginary binoculars and join me as we explore the fascinating world of language with a touch… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: National Bird Day

        Alexia & Agraphia: Treating Reading and Writing Deficits After a Stroke

          Alexia and agraphia are disorders that affect reading and writing, respectively. They can occur after a stroke or other brain injury. They may accompany expressive or receptive aphasia, but sometimes they occur without other language deficits. A person may have both disorders, or they may develop alexia without agraphia. In this circumstance, reading is impaired despite intact spelling and writing abilities.  Alexia is a condition where a person has… Read More »Alexia & Agraphia: Treating Reading and Writing Deficits After a Stroke

          Lesson Plan Freebie: Happy Winter Solstice!

            🌟 Hey there speech superstars – today’s the winter solstice! β„οΈβœ¨Would this even be Speech Care at Home if we didn’t offer a free lesson plan based on the occasion⁉️ I think not – so welcome to our winter solstice-themed speech therapy adventure! πŸŽ„β„οΈ Get ready to sleigh those communication goals and let the warmth of our words melt away the winter chill! β›„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”.🌟 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! πŸ€—πŸŽ‰ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan can help your patients improve their cognitive-communicative skills. πŸ€πŸ’¬ 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! βœ¨πŸ‚ In the spirit of sharing, I’ve enjoyed making a Thanksgiving themed lesson plan that I hope you will enjoy using with your clients πŸ¦ƒπŸŽ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a feast for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. πŸ€πŸ’¬ The lesson plan includes opportunities for:  … Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Thanksgiving

                Lesson Plan Freebie: Candy Corn 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!πŸ“šπŸ§ βœ¨ Designed with evidence-based techniques, this lesson plan is a treat for the mind, helping to improve cognitive-communicative skills. πŸ€πŸ’¬ The lesson… Read More »Lesson Plan Freebie: Candy Corn Day

                  What is AAC and Who/What is it For?Β 

                    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.Β  AAC can… Read More »What is AAC and Who/What is it For?Β 

                    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