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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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Episode #049: An Introduction To The Early Start Denver Model with Dr. Megan Miller

It can be hard for parents, especially for those with non-neurotypical learners, to lead play with their kids. Today I am talking with Dr. Megan Miller, a thought leader in our field. She is the creator of the Do Better Movement, a professional development initiative. She shares some great information on The Early Start Denver Model, and it’s framework for joint attention and play based therapy. Today’s episode is full of so many usable tips and profound thoughts. I hope you enjoy!

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Episode #038: How to Help Toddlers and Preschool-Aged Students with Autism Communicate

Start Communicating Today, is my new course for toddlers and preschool-aged students with Autism struggling with communication. It’s launching this week and I am detailing everything this new and exciting course will cover. Knowledge is power, so if you’re a parent or a professional who is wondering how to help the early learners in their life, this course is for you!

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Episode #029: Play-Based Therapy – A Conversation with Emily Cohen

Play based therapy opens the door to facilitate social, play, and language interactions. Speech therapist Emily Cohen joins me today to talk about the ins and outs of the opportunities that can be found with play. She shares advice and ideas for parents for getting the most out of play time and building their children’s skills.

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