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January 28, 2019

With Chicago winter upon us, many of us are looking for refuge from the snowy weather. However, we can take advantage of the snow! Here are a few examples of how to include your child’s speech and language goals, and encourage communication skills in the snow. 

Snow Ang...

We LOVE celebrating Valentine’s Day all month long! Here are some of my favorite speech and language enriched activities with a Valentine’s Day twist! I hope you will try them at home with your children this month.

Read books!

Books can be used with children of all ages,...

December 27, 2018

The holiday season can be a very busy time of the year. It also means the kids are home from school and need to be entertained! Here are five easy holiday/winter crafts you can make with your child while targeting their speech and language skills:



December 27, 2018

Happy New Year!

The New Year is a wonderful time of year full of goals and resolutions for the coming year. What are your speech therapy goals for 2019? Here are some speech therapy related New Years resolutions to help kick off 2019!

1.  Practice speech therapy at...

November 29, 2018

Winter is the perfect time to read some new, or old, books with friends and family! Books are filled with opportunities for your child to learn new vocabulary words, practice how to retell stories, and work on their speech sound(s). While reading books with your kids,...

November 29, 2018

Communication happens all day long, which means you can incorporate it into any part of your day. During any winter activity, think about how to coordinate the topic to your child’s speech and language goals. Here are some fun ideas to try!


Language Activity: F...

October 26, 2018

When we ask ourselves what motivates kids most, a few things come to mind: games, toys, food, iPad.  But something that everyone can agree to love is music!  Children are exposed to music from birth, and it can be an excellent tool in developing their growing language...

Wordless picture books offer the opportunity for endless creativity, with the option to tell and re-tell the story in any way the reader chooses. In addition to being a fun way to read, wordless books also provide many opportunities to work on language skills. These bo...

October 1, 2018

Increasing a child’s speech intelligibility (i.e., the amount of speech you are able to understand) is a common goal in speech and language sessions. It is an important goal because decreased speech intelligibility can affect a child every time they talk and lead to le...

September 24, 2018

I am honored to have been invited by Tanya Topper to write a guest blog for Therapy Buddies, a fabulous and essential educational resource for children and families in our Chicago community. As a therapist and consultant to Chicago-area classroom teachers and administr...

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