Archive | April, 2009

Final /t/ Practice Grid

Final /t/ Practice Grid

This picture-based practice grid can be used to elicit productions of 10 single-syllable words with /t/ in the final position.  You can use it in your sessions or send it home as part of a home program. *This file has been updated to include both color and black and white versions.

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Rebus Sentences for Final /p/

Rebus Sentences for Final P

These rebus sentences can be used to elicit productions of /p/ in the final position of sentences, even with non-readers.  The predictability of the sentences allows even young children to produce basic sentences without a model.

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Final Consonant Deletion Checklist

Final Consonant Deletion Checklist

This checklist can be used to track a student’s progress in correcting final consonant deletions from the auditory discrimination level through conversational speech.

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Making Speech and Language Therapy a Visual Activity

Do you want a concrete way to increase your clients’ results?  A way to help them retain what they have learned?  If so, then consider this… The articles I have read indicate that in the general population about 65% of people are visual learners, compared to only 20-30% who are auditory learners, with the rest […]

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Categories- A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place

Do you want a way to help your clients expand their vocabularies and improve their describing skills?  If so, work on categorization. Organization When things are organized, you can find what you need quickly and know where things go once you’ve obtained them.  The same is true for linguistic organization.  Understanding how things go together […]

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Same vs. Different – Easy to Make Materials for Language Therapy

Matching Cards

A foundation for many goals is an established concept of “same” vs. “different”.  It is nearly impossible to work on concepts such as colors, shapes, or comparatives without the child having first learned “same” and “different”.  If you find yourself working on these, here is an easy way to make some picture cards.   Making […]

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