Jack Out of the Box

Jack’s speech sessions took a jump out of the box by trying an alternative/augmentative communication (AAC) system with a participant whom many did not think was ready. AAC is not…

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Bubbles & Bananas!

BUBBLES Leah had a best of all moment when we were working on oral motor exercises.  Oral motor skills are hard, but bubbles are amazing.  The ability to purse your…

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Don’t answer the question! What?

Don’t answer the question! What? In speech sessions I frequently have participants repeat after me so I can model correct pronunciation and/or sentence structure. When doing this teaching technique with…

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Shark Teeth

SHARK TEETH In working with Leah during a recent Speech and Language session, a major breakthrough happened when we called her smile, “shark teeth”.  This was while working in a…

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Personal Blog, star date 3.21

Personal Blog, star date 3.21 Ok, so only Star Trekkies will get that, but this is a personal BLOG.  As you all may know, while I have been the contracted…

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“It was refreshing!”

A new math one-on-one tutor has been very excited and nervous about working with his first participant. Knowing she was only 3 was also exciting and nerve-racking. After watching all…

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Giggles are the Best of All

Last Friday night, we had a virtual Teen Tastic and Fantastic Friends program as the COVID numbers kept us out of the playhouse. We had a blast! Valentine card-making kits…

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My First GiGi’s Conference

My first GiGi’s National Convention was quite an experience that I won’t soon forget! First, I had a great opportunity to get to know some of our local GiGi’s family better.…

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