Parent Roadmap to Therapy : Keeping Families in the Loop

Photo By: Sylwia Bartyzel via Think back to (insert number here) years ago when you were a young therapist. Now take it back to your CFY... and then grad school.. and then undergrad... and then back to a day before you knew anything about cueing hierarchies, Brown's stages, or the alveolar ridge. That is where most [...]

Strategies for Strong Speech

I don't know if you've noticed, but children in speech therapy can be difficult to understand. (I know, I know. Captain obvious is here to preach to the choir.) Whether they present with an articulation disorder, phonological processes, dysarthria, or anything in between... they just might benefit from my "punching it out" strategy. It has become my go-to [...]

Strategies for Unfamiliar Words

So our kids are reading their class book or listening to NPR (that's what kids do for fun nowadays, right?) and they come across a word or phrase they don't know. Do they... A. panic B. ignore C. figure out the new word Even though we WANT the answer to be C, the reality is they [...]