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SLP Coffee Talk

Nov 29, 2021

Executive functioning is an important part of life for our students, but unfortunately, some of them really struggle with it. 

 

Understanding what executive functioning really is and how to target it in speech therapy is a crucial step to helping them improve their impulse control and start achieving their goals.

 

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Nov 22, 2021

Having background knowledge on a topic gives us a significant advantage in mastering unfamiliar tasks. 

 

This applies to speech as well. Studies show that when students read, they have greater comprehension if they have background knowledge on the topic. They are better able to use context clues and thus, achieve...


Nov 15, 2021

As SLP’s, we work with students with many different diagnoses and needs educationally. It is important for us to understand those needs so we can best help them. 

 

In this episode of SLP Coffee Talk, I sat down with Michael McLeod to discuss all things ADHD and executive functioning, as well as how we can help these...


Nov 8, 2021

There’s nothing like a fun game to get students relaxed and engaged in learning! 

 

Do you play games with your speech therapy students? 

 

Playing games in your classroom has many benefits and can really improve social skills as well as executive functioning skills. 

 

When you have older students like those in...


Nov 1, 2021

Are your speech therapy sessions fun?

 

Today on SLP Coffee Talk, we are talking all about having fun with your students by playing games in speech! 

 

Speech therapy can be challenging for students and making games out of your lessons can be a great way to boost their morale and increase engagement. 

 

I sat down with...