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Summertime Speech and Language

We’ve made it to the final stretch of the school year and we’re SO close to the finish line.

This year, teachers,[...]

Expansion of School Medicaid Reimbursement for Illinois Schools

Overview 

Historically, Medicaid only reimbursed school health services included in a Medicaid-eligible student's[...]

Creating a Daily Classroom Routine

Routine is so important for all kids, but especially for those who struggle with transitioning in any way.[...]

Lets MOVE Towards Our Goals: The Importance of Movement in Speech Therapy

It’s the end of the year. Your students are looking forward to summer break and so are you! Typically by the end of[...]

How to Stay Organized as a Traveling OT

In my first year out of graduate school, I worked with students ranging from K-5 in one building, and I had my own[...]

How To Use Picture Schedules

Picture schedules are a hot topic in the special education setting. Is it because they totally solve every problem[...]

Incorporating Themes into Speech-Language Therapy

We all know a LOT of planning goes into therapy. From choosing activities to incorporating various goals, SLPs spend[...]

Teaching Keyboarding Skills in a Touch Screen World

With phones and tablets ruling today’s technology world, the skill of touch typing (i.e. using muscle memory to type[...]

BOOKS: The Perfect Catch-All of Speech-Language Activities

One of my favorite aspects of being a speech-language pathologist is the variety. I love that I can see a variety of[...]

Four Key Elements to Sensory Room Design

Sensory rooms can offer vital opportunities for calming and organizing input for our special education students, and[...]

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