Fascinating Research about Simplifying Language to Help Toddlers Learn to Say New Words

I just love a good Ted Talk. How about you? I first heard this one when it was brand new in last year and I have thought about it and thought about it and thought about it. I've decided to share it so you can think about it too. I... [Read more...]

Betty Crocker Cookie Cutter Set… SCORE! Great Playdoh Accessories for Christmas and Year Round for Speech Therapy with Toddlers

Great Playdoh Accessories for Christmas and Year Round for Speech Therapy with Toddlers Look what I just bought! It's a Betty Crocker Cookie Cutter Set... 101 Pieces! These shapes make GREAT playdoh accessories for Christmas and year... [Read more...]

Speech Therapy Ideas for Christmas for Toddlers

Providing new, interesting, and developmentally-appropriate activities are important ways to keep therapy sessions fresh and hold a young child’s attention. At this time of year, this can be easily accomplished by incorporating holiday related... [Read more...]

“What Should I Order?” …Product Recommendations from teachmetotalk.com

Have I told you before that I get between 200 and 300 emails a day? As you can imagine, I can't possibly get through all of those every day. Most of those emails ask some version of this question: "What should I order?" I so enjoy... [Read more...]

A Review of Steps to Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers on DVD

Almost everyday I receive a request from a blogger or website to review one of our DVDs or therapy manuals. I did that fairly frequently when I launched teachmetotalk.com in 2008 to get our name out there and 'build a brand,' but I don't really do... [Read more...]

Jingle Bells… EASY Speech Therapy Idea for Toddlers at Christmas

It's December 1! What did you do today? I spent a big part of my day pulling together SUPER FUN speech therapy ideas for my little friends for Christmas. I'll be sharing all of those activities this month here at teachmetotalk.com so... [Read more...]

Christmas Therapy Tip of the Week

Christmas Speech Therapy Ideas for Toddlers Now that you've eaten the last of your Thanksgiving left-overs, it's time to start planning the therapy activities you'll use for your little friends during the month of December.  I have some... [Read more...]

Tips for SLPs for Moving on When You’re Stuck in a Rut! Part One

Did you listen to my podcast earlier this week? It was a good one! I talked about how to get yourself out of a rut! Have you been there before? I certainly have and this fall during conference season, I talked to several therapists,... [Read more...]