Best Pretend Play Themes for Toddlers and Preschoolers

In podcast #436 we discussed the best pretend play themes for toddlers and preschoolers for speech therapy. One ...
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Using Visual Supports with Late Talkers with Visual Strengths

One of the lessons I've learned about working with late talkers is to use their learning preferences to ...
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Quick Social Game… Swinging in a Blanket

Earlier this week I sent an email titled, "The Trouble with Social Games." In it I addressed 3 ...
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ASHA CEU COURSE #418 Teaching Toddlers Developmentally Appropriate Consonant Sounds

Best Toys and Activities for Treating Toddler Articulation

From podcast 418 See each toy and the best target words in italics. Target words are selected based ...
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Treating Trauma in Toddlers with Language Delays/Disorders

Last week I shared some information about Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs. If you missed that, read it here. To ...
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COVID Babies

Have you seen this study? Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Early Child Cognitive Development: Initial Findings in ...
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Book List for Making Books Better Part 2 #416

In my podcast #416 Making Books Better for Toddlers with Language Delays Part Two, I demonstrated strategies for the ...
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Prelinguistic Skill #1 – Reacts to Events in the Environment… Toy List

Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to review each of the 11 skills all toddlers master ...
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I Need A Plan!

As speech-language pathologists and parents, when a toddler is not talking yet, we rush in to try to ...
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7 Signs of Autism in Toddlers and Preschoolers

7 Signs of Autism in Toddlers Today I want to share 7 signs of autism in toddlers. Watch ...
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Valentine’s Day Song for Toddlers

I have a great use for those heart-shaped boxes of Valentine’s Day candy – especially if you’re working ...
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Song of the Day for Valentine’s Day!

One of my favorite moms ever (a former preschool teacher) taught me this super cute song for Valentine's ...
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Cute Peer Activity for Valentine’s Day

I love this cute activity for Valentine's Day! It takes some prep time, but it's been worth it ...
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My Favorite Christmas Eve Tradition

If you've followed teachmetotalk.com for a while now, you know that my kids are grown. (sniff, sniff) When ...
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JINGLE ALL THE WAY!

 Are you thinking about Christmas activities for therapy? I'll be sharing all of those activities this month here ...
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Draw A Hand Turkey… A Toddler Favorite!

One of my favorite Thanksgiving memories as a little girl was tracing my hand on paper to draw ...
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Need Some Help?

What do you do when you're not sure what to do in your therapy time with a child ...
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Simple Ideas

Don't you love simple ideas? Me too! Actually, most of us do! That's why I included a page ...
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Perhaps You’ve Been Created for a Time Such as This

I know you're reading all kinds of things in the midst of this worldwide pandemic, so the fact ...
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Easter Circle Time Activity

If you're working with small groups of toddlers and preschoolers, I'm sure you're always on the look out ...
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TONS of FUN for Less Than $5

Do you ever remember a therapy idea from years ago that you could kick yourself for forgetting??? That's ...
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Heart Shaped Lacing Boards for Toddlers

In planning therapy for the next few weeks, I'm thinking about a couple of my little friends who ...
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EASY Christmas Tree for Toddlers

Looking for an EASY last minute Christmas activity for toddlers? This little craft works for lots of kids ...
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What’s In Your Sensory Table?

What do leaves, pumpkins, and feathers have in common? They've all been in my sensory table for the ...
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