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October 2011 - Posts

Speech in the Schools

More Fall Fun!
October 31, 2011 8:15 AM by Alexandra Streeter
I am happy to share some good news for those of you who have been following the Speech in the Schools Blog over the past year. Last October in a blog post I recommended a book called "The Spooky House of Horror" by Charles Fuge, Ian Craig and Ron Van Read More...
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Foamy, Fuzzy, and Bumpy Books!
October 26, 2011 8:30 AM by Valerie Lill
A couple of blogs ago, I wrote about several new therapy techniques/strategies/programs that I was trying with my students this year. Now that it is nearly the end of the first marking period (Friday!), I think I've had enough time and experience trialing Read More...
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Book It, Part 15- Enjoy the Story of a Garden
October 24, 2011 8:58 AM by Sean Sweeney
With Halloween coming next week, Pumpkin Circle is a picture book you might want to consider using in your therapy. Pumpkins are a surprisingly rich context for eliciting language! Kids love them, and in a way, they are fruit, an activity (carving jack Read More...
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A Yummy Read!
October 17, 2011 8:30 AM by Alexandra Streeter
I have always enjoyed children's literature, and enjoy using children's books in my therapy sessions. I always hope that I'm doing the books, and my students' goals, justice. Because of this, I really enjoyed the ADVANCE Webinar Narrative Development: Read More...
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This Conference Was a Winner!
October 12, 2011 8:49 AM by Valerie Lill
I typically don't use my blog to "advertise" a particular therapy approach or a speaker. I am completely in favor of the "eclectic" approach to speech-language therapy. I take bits and pieces from a variety of therapy interventions/approaches/strategies Read More...
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Book It, Part 14: Um, “Happy” Columbus Day!
October 10, 2011 8:52 AM by Sean Sweeney
Many of us feel a little torn about this holiday at this point, with all that Native populations suffered as a result of European exploration and colonization. A 5th grade teacher, Lynn Penczar, who I had a great collaboration with (and still miss, as Read More...
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One Step Games!
October 3, 2011 8:41 AM by Alexandra Streeter
As I have discussed before, I'm a self-proclaimed materials junky. I am always on the lookout for what I call "one step" games. I have discovered in speech therapy that the simpler the better. If there is just one step per turn, I can get more productions Read More...
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    Occupation: School-based speech-language pathologists
    Setting: Traditional and specialized K-12 classrooms
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