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Creating Verbal Routines Video… Watch Now to Help Your Child Learn to Talk

“Ready… Set…”
Can you read that line without thinking, “Go!”
You’ve just completed a Verbal Routine!
Let’s do another…
“1… 2… ”
See how easily your brain completes that phrase?
That’s how many late talkers first begin to use words too.
Verbal routines are a VALUABLE strategy for helping toddlers become verbal.
I’ve had a high rate of [...]

Be The Toy…Part 3

The Podcast is back…. I had to take a springtime allergy hiatus due to my raspy voice… but I am healed!
Today we’re continuing with my Be The Toy series! I’ve received so many emails about this topic from SLPs and Developmental Therapists… with one common denominator. We all have kids like this from [...]

Praise for my Podcast!

Note today accompanying an order for Teach Me To Talk: The Therapy Manual…
“Hi Laura, just wanted to let you know that I love your podcast! I wish I had this resource when I was first starting out, but I still learn new things each time I listen. I’m a clinical supervisor at *** University and [...]

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Early Speech-Language Development: Taking Theory to the Floor - 12 hours on DVD with ASHA CEUs - described by SLPs [...]

Research says… Balance Screentime for Toddlers

As a pediatric SLP who specializes in treating very young children birth to 3 years, I field lots of questions from moms and dads who’ve read or heard that TV and other screen time (including apps on a phone, games on the iPad, and watching a DVD in the van) isn’t recommended for toddlers. [...]

Email of the Week!

Best email of the week from an SLP who’s bought both my courses on DVD:
“I am very much enjoying adding your tips/therapy ideas into my sessions I have seen a remarkable difference in several of the children on my caseload - very exciting!”
Now that IS exciting!!
Links to courses/products with ASHA credit!

Therapy is…

“Therapy, or providing specific, science-backed interventions, is a long process for most of the children on our caseloads, and we want parents to understand and participate as much as they can. Using real life language to first explain a child’s delays and differences, and then continuing with that same honest, plain-spoken but informative dialogue to [...]

Last Minute Easter Idea for Toddlers… Playdoh! Therapy Tip of the Week 4.14.14

Here’s an EASY idea for Easter that anyone can pull off… Easter play doh! Watch for details below including tips for containing the mess, advice for kids who with tactile defensiveness who may not enjoy this rich sensory experience yet, and most importantly, a full discussion of the various goals you can address with this [...]

Easter Therapy Guide

Easter’s coming!
Here’s a new Therapy Guide from teachmetotalk.com with over 25 variations of FUN, EASY, and CHEAP activities to use with toddlers and young preschoolers in the upcoming weeks. You’ll find ideas for a wide range of developmental levels (under 12 months to 3 year olds) and activities perfect for small groups of young children! [...]

Easter Q-Tip Painting… Therapy Tip of the Week 4.10.14

Here’s a quick and FUN idea for toddlers for Easter! Listen for all of the goals we can target using this simple activity!
Now before you get all anxious about the mess painting makes, listen for those tips!

For additional cute, cheap and EASY ideas for Easter with young children, check out my Easter Therapy [...]

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