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Halloween Speech Therapy Activity

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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Autism Quickstart Guide

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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Speech Therapy Data Binder

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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Back To School Adapted Book

It is that time of year! Back to school can be a very exciting time! It can also be overwhelming! What do I use for therapy during that first week back. I can help! Use my back to school adapted book. I love to use this book for students of all ages and abilities. It…

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Spring Would You Rather Freebie

Spring would you rather freebie is a great way to get students talking

I love to use Would You Rather questions in my therapy! By using real life photos, this activity is age appropriate for learners of all ages! Use these questions to start a group of any type. It is a wonderful way to get students started with communication! Also use these to work on answering and…

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Assessment For Students Who Are Limited Verbally

Assessment for students who are limited verbally. Learn more here.

Assessment and Free Webinar Training Knowing what assessment to use for students with more complex communication needs can be overwhelming! I wanted to share with you a tool that is very helpful in my practice. The VB-MAPP. The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP) is a wonderful assessment that is such a valuable…

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Verbal Behavior Training

Verbal behavior introduction and training materials.

Welcome to my training tips and tools for introducing the verbal operants. In this blog post you will find a description of the operants mand, tact, echoic, intraverbal. At the bottom of the post, you will find a video that you can use with staff to “test” their understanding of these operants in a super…

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IEP GOAL BANK AUTISM

Autism IEP goal bank will help those creating communication goals for students with autism.

Working with students with autism can be overwhelming! How can I get my student to attend to the materials I am using? How can I goal set, when there are so many areas to work on? Using a robust assessment is a great first step. The VB-MAPP ( Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program)…

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