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Fall Speech Therapy Ideas 

Crisp autumn air, apple orchards and pumpkin patches are all part of welcoming in the fall season! Fall offers so many opportunities for fun learning …

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Summer Scavenger Hunt

Have you been looking for a fun communication-based summer activity to do with your little ones? ABA Speech has something great for you!  It is …

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Joint Attention Free Staff and Parent Training

Looking for some easy to implement strategies for joint attention? Thank goodness you are here! I have an incredible opportunity for you! I have a …

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Foundational Skills For Young Autistic Learners - Where to start in therapy

Episode #073: Foundational Skills For Young Autistic Learners – Where to start in therapy

Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed by your intervention plans and not sure where to start? When working with non speaking students and younger autistic learners it can be difficult to understand what skills to start with especially when you haven’t gotten a clear picture from typical assessments and standardized testing. Today I am sharing with you what I have found over my 20 year SLP career to be the top 8 foundational skills to start with these learners right away!

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Using Yoga in Speech Therapy

Episode #072: Using Yoga in Speech Therapy

Yoga is a practice tracing back thousands of years, SLPs Amy and Kim are the trained instructors of Talk Yoga who have adapted this beloved practice for speech therapy. These two friends have created modified poses called Articulation Poses, practice vocabulary and alliteration with body movement, and embed critical speech skills into their yoga practice. Their tips and ideas translate across all ages and support the engagement for students to get involved in a leisure skill that will last across the lifespan.

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Joint Attention Course ASHA and ACE

Clear your calendar because a new ABA Speech course is here! Yes, there is an exciting new course available! The course is through Zoom and …

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Spring Speech Therapy Activities

Spring is here! Time to get those thematic lessons ready for spring! ABA Speech is here to help with some ready to use, adaptive resources …

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Modified Play and Social Skills Activities 

For Middle and High School Students  Leisure skills are of utmost value as we meet students with autism in older grades like middle and high …

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Episode #062: Autism Early Intervention- Joint Attention

We’ve talked about building rapport and connection in therapy, and a wonderful and important way to do that is through joint attention. Today, I am sharing with you some of my favorite shared activities and ideas that you can use in your therapy. We talk about how to introduce joint attention activities, build goals, and even track data. I can’t wait for you to be able to put these to use in your therapy room!

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Joint Attention for Autistic Learners

Joint attention is a super powerful foundational tool for working with autistic learners. Foundational communication must be explicitly taught to our autistic learners and joint …

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