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Carrie Clark, a speech-language pathologist from Columbia, Missouri, offers resources, information, and activities for speech therapists and parents of children with speech and language development and delays. While Carrie's materials will provide great information for speech therapists, they will also empower families to use fun and easy activities to improve their child's speech and language skills at home. Activities and information cover a range of ages, ability levels, and disabilities. Topics covered include: articulation, apraxia, phonology, language, late talkers, alternative/augmentative communication (AAC), autism, stuttering, reading, social skills, down syndrome, following directions, answering questions, grammar, etc. Educators and other professionals will also love this easy-to-follow information and the step-by-step guides.

Carrie Clark, a speech-language pathologist from Columbia, Missouri, offers resources, information, and activities for speech therapists and parents of children with speech and language development and delays. While Carrie's materials will provide great information for speech therapists, they will also empower families to use fun and easy activities to improve their child's speech and language skills at home. Activities and information cover a range of ages, ability levels, and disabilities. Topics covered include: articulation, apraxia, phonology, language, late talkers, alternative/augmentative communication (AAC), autism, stuttering, reading, social skills, down syndrome, following directions, answering questions, grammar, etc. Educators and other professionals will also love this easy-to-follow information and the step-by-step guides.
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Carrie Clark, a speech-language pathologist from Columbia, Missouri, offers resources, information, and activities for speech therapists and parents of children with speech and language development and delays. While Carrie's materials will provide great information for speech therapists, they will also empower families to use fun and easy activities to improve their child's speech and language skills at home. Activities and information cover a range of ages, ability levels, and disabilities. Topics covered include: articulation, apraxia, phonology, language, late talkers, alternative/augmentative communication (AAC), autism, stuttering, reading, social skills, down syndrome, following directions, answering questions, grammar, etc. Educators and other professionals will also love this easy-to-follow information and the step-by-step guides.

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English


Episodes

When, How, and Why to Use AAC with a Child

10/10/2016
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Welcome to the Speech and Language Kids Podcast! Today we're talking about how, when, and why to use AAC or augmentative-alternative communication devices and systems. AAC allows children who are not able to talk to use something else to communicate with those around them. Every child has the right to communication and it is our The post When, How, and Why to Use AAC with a Child appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:25:45

Why Do Speech Therapists Group Children Together?

9/12/2016
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In this episode of the Speech and Language Kids Podcast, speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark discusses the benefits of groups speech therapy for children and why speech therapists group children together. Carrie also discusses the types of cases that benefit from individual therapy. Click Here to Download Your Free Group Therapy Resource Pack The post Why Do Speech Therapists Group Children Together? appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:26:39

The Speech Therapist’s Role in Reading and Writing in Children and Adolescents

8/8/2016
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In this episode of The Speech and Language Kids Podcast, speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark discusses what speech therapists can do to help with literacy (reading and writing) skills in children and adolescents. What is Literacy? Pre-reading skills like phonological awareness and basic language skills Reading skills Writing skills Why do Children with Speech The post The Speech Therapist’s Role in Reading and Writing in Children and Adolescents appeared first on Speech And Language...

Duration:00:21:31

Speech Therapy for Children with Hypernasality

7/11/2016
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In this episode of the Speech and Language Kids Podcast, speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark discusses how to do speech therapy with a child who has hypernasality (or too much resonance in the nasal cavity) when they speak. Notes: ***First, determine if there is a functional cause: Refer to an ENT or cleft palate The post Speech Therapy for Children with Hypernasality appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:30:41

Stuttering Therapy Activity Ideas

6/13/2016
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In this episode of The Speech and Language Kids Podcast, speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark explores different stuttering therapy activities that you can do in speech therapy to help your kiddos who stutter. Click Here to Download Your Free Stuttering Cheat Sheets Preschooler Stuttering Therapy: Indirect Therapy: Identify fast vs. slow speech The post Stuttering Therapy Activity Ideas appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:30:27

Speech Therapy Activities for Apraxia

5/9/2016
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Sometimes it can be difficult to know exactly what you should be working on with your children with childhood apraxia of speech. In this podcast episode, I break down speech sound learning in different levels. Then, I give practical therapy activities that can be used for each level. Click the play button below to listen The post Speech Therapy Activities for Apraxia appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:26:15

Where to Start in Therapy for Non-Verbal Children – Functional Communication

4/11/2016
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Do you know a child with autism who isn't able to communicate basic wants and needs? Does the child lack the social skills to participate in social interactions? Do you need a guide for how to improve functional communication in a young child with autism? Well don't you worry, you've come to the right place! The post Where to Start in Therapy for Non-Verbal Children – Functional Communication appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:28:58

Teaching Children to Repair Communication Breakdowns

3/13/2016
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Join speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark as she discusses how you can teach a child to repair a communication breakdown during speech therapy sessions or at home. Notes: 1) Teach them How to Recognize a Communication Breakdown Recognize looks of confusion: start with photos of people either looking or not looking confused and then The post Teaching Children to Repair Communication Breakdowns appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:33:22

Improving Summarizing Skills in Children Through Literacy

2/8/2016
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Today, speech-language pathologist Carrie Clark explains how to help a child learn to summarize an event or story through the use of literacy activities. Listen below! Show Notes: Step One: Teach Main Idea Click Here to See How to Teach Main Idea Click Here to Download my Free Main Idea/Details Worksheet The post Improving Summarizing Skills in Children Through Literacy appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:23:46

Working Smarter to Help Children with Speech and Language Skills

1/11/2016
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Learn how to reduce burn-out and stress whether you're a speech therapist or a parent of a child with speech and language delays. (Episode 55 of the Speech and Language Kids Podcast) Manage Your Time Parents: Break practice sessions up into small chunks. 5 minutes in the morning and 5 at night is The post Working Smarter to Help Children with Speech and Language Skills appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:28:15

How to Choose a Therapy Approach for Speech Sounds: Articulation, Phonology, Cycles, Core Word

11/9/2015
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Therapy for Speech Sounds It can be very difficult to figure out what type of speech sound therapy to do with a child. Today, I'm going to walk you through the four main types of therapy and when to use them. Plus, I'll touch on some of the less common types of speech sound The post How to Choose a Therapy Approach for Speech Sounds: Articulation, Phonology, Cycles, Core Word appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:29:14

Social Skills Therapy for Middle Schoolers

10/15/2015
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This post is all about working on social skills in speech therapy for children in middle school (grades 6-8). Skills to Target: Topic Maintenance Announcing Topic Shifts Not talking too much (ask the other person questions) Responding to others with relevant information Not asking personal questions Keeping secrets and respecting someone’s privacy Including The post Social Skills Therapy for Middle Schoolers appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:27:05

5 Principles of Speech Therapy for Children with Autism

9/6/2015
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As the saying goes, if you’ve met one child with autism, you’ve met one child with autism. Each child with this diagnosis is completely different and will have different communicative strengths and needs. For that reason, it’s impossible to set forth a single plan of action in speech therapy that will work for every The post 5 Principles of Speech Therapy for Children with Autism appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:30:36

11 Free Speech Therapy Materials from Speech and Language Kids

8/29/2015
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Who doesn’t love free speech therapy materials??? Well today, I’m rounding up my top 11 freebies based on web traffic. The one with the most downloads will be at the top! This is my back-to-school gift to you! 1. CV, VC, CVC, CVCV Cards Download a free set of articulation cards for words of The post 11 Free Speech Therapy Materials from Speech and Language Kids appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:20:25

Waiting Cards: Language-Boosting Alternatives for Screen Time

8/22/2015
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You’re driving in the car and your kid is growing antsy. Quickest solution: Hand him your smart phone! You’re waiting for your food a restaurant and the little ones are throwing the sugar packets at each other. Easiest solution: Turn on some cartoons on the tablet! It’s a rainy Saturday morning and you can’t The post Waiting Cards: Language-Boosting Alternatives for Screen Time appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:24:32

How to Use Sock Puppets to Improve Grammar (Pronouns and Verb Tenses)

8/16/2015
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This fun therapy activity will let you work on grammar skills like pronouns and verb tenses while you’re playing with sock puppets. It’s cheap, it’s easy, and it’s SUPER fun! Check it out: Materials: Two Sock Puppets: Use tube socks and hot glue eyes and hair onto them. Make sure one looks like a The post How to Use Sock Puppets to Improve Grammar (Pronouns and Verb Tenses) appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:19:26

How to Teach Perspective-Taking to Children

6/8/2015
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When I was a child, I had a really hard time choosing between chocolate and vanilla ice cream. It wasn’t that I couldn’t decide which one I liked more because I knew that I loved chocolate the best. The problem was that I didn’t want to hurt vanilla’s feelings by choosing chocolate. No joke, The post How to Teach Perspective-Taking to Children appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:21:54

Establishing Joint Attention: Therapy for Children Who Aren’t Tuned In

5/25/2015
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Johnny doesn’t pay attention to other people. He doesn’t notice the other children that play around him and when an adult tries to get his attention, he doesn’t seem to hear. The doctor said his hearing is fine but he just doesn’t seem to notice or care when someone is talking to him or The post Establishing Joint Attention: Therapy for Children Who Aren’t Tuned In appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:25:19

Using RTI for Speech Sound Errors

5/12/2015
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What is RTI? The focus of an RTI program is to provide each student with the level of support he needs. For some children, this will be special education services provided under an Individualized Education Plan (IEP-the traditional way of providing speech therapy). However, a new model of providing services has been identified for The post Using RTI for Speech Sound Errors appeared first on Speech And Language Kids.

Duration:00:19:35

Resources for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs)

5/11/2015
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What is an SLPA? **This first part is about the roles of an SLPA. For resources, materials, and support: scroll down! Here’s what the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) defines as a speech-language pathology assistant (SLPA): “Speech-language pathology assistants are support personnel who, following academic coursework, fieldwork, and on-the-job training, perform tasks prescribed, directed, The post Resources for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) appeared first...

Duration:00:23:04