How do you fix written language during speech therapy?

Get the 5 Component Solution for Language Therapy I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone through my students’ writing samples and wanted to pull my hair out. Sometimes it’s such a disaster I don’t even know where to Read More …

Your kid is “just a little slow”

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A couple years ago, I was sitting in an IEP meeting…and I thought someone was going to get bitch-slapped. The student we were evaluating was close to failing reading and we were coming up with a plan for his IEP. Read More …

What do you do when this happens?

What do you do when this happens?  I was wondering if this has ever happened to you. I’m talking about those times we get referrals for kids, and everyone hopes we have the magic answer. Those times we have students Read More …

How to teach your students to generalize, even if you’re doing pull-out therapy.

Generalization is like the Holy Grail for speech therapists.  All we really want in life is for what we do in the therapy room to transfer to other settings. Yet for many of us, generalization is like a mirage that continues Read More …

The All-Time Top 5 Ways to Be a Better Reader

Every once I awhile I get in a funk and I feel like nothing I’m doing with my students is working…and I wonder why I ever decided to be an SLP. It’s like I’m on auto-pilot, completely disengaged from what Read More …

The Power of Meta: Vocabulary Booster

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When we treat language impairments, it can seem like we have the weight of the world on our shoulders. That’s why I’ve created The Power of Meta: Vocabulary Booster, a free 30-page manual for treating school-aged language disorders.When we’re working Read More …