Thanksgiving Week Activities… Speech Therapy for Toddlers

  Hello all of you last minute planners! Calling all SLPs and EI Specialists, Developmental Therapists, Developmental Interventionists or whatever they call "teacher people" in your state birth to 3 program and preschool... [Read more...] in Chicago… November 20, 2014

I'm in COLD Chicago today teaching Early Speech-Language Development: Taking Theory to the Floor. Despite the windy weather, it was a fabulous day with a room full of SLPs and Developmental Therapists who were so much fun! The best discussions... [Read more...]

Toys for Visual Kids…Microwave…Therapy Tip of the Week for 11.19.14

In this Therapy Tip of the Week pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP, begins a 3 part series with tips for using toys with kids who prefer visual input. These are kids who like items that spin or have... [Read more...]

#248 What Works To Help a Toddler Learn To Talk… Part 2

The podcast is FINALLY back!! I am happy to be WELL and no longer coughing (for the most part!) so we're picking back up with this week's show. I finished the topic from the last show, way back in August, with tips for what works to help a... [Read more...]

Fall Therapy Ideas for Toddlers… Pumpkins

Do you still have a pumpkin or two lying around? The ones on my front steps are still hanging in there! If you have a couple left, let me share a few speech therapy ideas for fall that toddlers love! I’ve used each of these little routines... [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Ideas for Toddlers from

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! But holidays are usually an abstract concept for young children to understand, even those who are talking! We can still introduce seasonal therapy activities that incorporate new thematic vocabulary while... [Read more...]

Highlights from St Louis from

So here's me yesterday bright and early in St. Louis waiting at the sign in table for our group of therapists who seemed to love toddlers just as much as I do! We spent a great day together during my 6 hour course Building Verbal Imitation in... [Read more...]

I Love Being a VIP!

We're in St. Louis for our conference here tomorrow and enjoying our tray of yummy hors d'oeuvres from the Sales Dept.  : ) If you're coming to this course, let me remind you that you can use Valet Parking in the morning from the 7th Street... [Read more...]

Parents Make the Difference in the Treatment of Toddlers with Autism

If you're a regular reader of this site, you know how much I believe in parent training during therapy sessions. As therapists, we must, must, must teach parents how to work with their children at home so that therapy continues long after we're... [Read more...]