Understanding how words are related is a very important part of helping our students increase their expressive language skills. I love to embed activities for naming items that belong to a category for students who are working on increasing this skill! The category activity shared below can be great to use during individual or small…

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Snag this freebie vocational unit! A perfect fit for any middle school or high school student learning about vocational opportunities. This unit includes real life vocabulary building pictures, a reading passage and comprehension activity. A great unit to use for an individual session or to use with a small group!

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Winter is here! Whether we like it or not. I love being able to discuss the seasons with my students. Using real pictures, allows learners of all ages to have access to age appropriate materials. I wanted to provide this Winter lesson plan so that you could use this with your students. Make sure to…

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I love Thanksgiving! I also love being able to talk about thematic vocabulary with my students. I wanted to provide this Thanksgiving lesson plan so that you could use this with your students. Make sure to put your email below to receive your free Thanksgiving match game. I often repeat books and activities with my…

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I love to use would you rather activities in my speech therapy sessions. I think they are a great way to start conversation within a small group activity. The pictures act as embedded visual prompts for students who have difficult answering “wh” questions. The text is a nice guide for students who can read but…

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Working with students with autism or any student who does not have a way to communicate can be a challenge. How do we know where to start? I can tell you from personal experience, that it can be very difficult to find an answer to that very question. I have put together a quickstart guide…

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Providing speech therapy services in an ABA ( applied behavior analysis) setting can be a challenge. I have worked in an ABA type setting for over 15 years and get asked many questions about bringing the two fields together to help students. If you are new to this type of setting, watch this free webinar…

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I wanted to give you a peek inside my speech therapy data binder. I know that there are new and fancy ways to organize things- but I am old school in that way! I like to keep a binder. Take a peek inside my binder! For each student I keep their IEP handy. I love…

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