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Guys. I lost my watch in December and it's been hiding ever since UNTIL TODAY! This SLP is so relieved. Gotta have a watch at work! So glad I held out hope and didn't buy a new one.

Did you know kids' understanding of time make take until at least age 7, if not later?

Just finished watching the Social Thinking webinar on the Zones of Regulation and I also decided today was the day our three kids were gonna get a handy visual in the foyer. They are 4 and 6 and this language is being used at my oldest child's school (my twins will go there this fall, too) so we...

Mar 15

Balloons

I love using balloons in therapy with toddlers and preschoolers. They are such versatile toys and pretty much every kid loves balloons. They have a permanent spot in my therapy bag (along with bubbles) because they are always a great back-up plan in case things go off the rails! Here are a few ways I use balloons to work on various goals:...

Okay so apparently I had to have *all* the Teach Me to Talk therapy manuals. So excited for this one. When Laura did her podcast series on these 11 skills I couldn't get enough and ended up making my own chart/checklist from my notes... 🤓!

Gonna help my little 2-year-old client feel good about wearing her glasses tomorrow. Sometimes my job is pretty alright, guys.

Happy Thanksgiving weekend, everyone! Have a lovely time and I hope you get some yummy dinner, too!

I've been quiet on the blog lately because SEPTEMBER IS COMING and it's the same every year for pretty much all pediatric therapists. Folks are starting school (or preschool, or daycare, or coming back from vacation) and this means schedules are... in flux.

You know how many young kids love superheroes and super-villains? The SuperFlex curriculum from the folks at Social Thinking is right on point for using fun characters to teach social interaction skills. I've been so grateful that SuperFlex has been a tool used for all the children in my son's kindergarten classroom this past year. The basic...

Got some lovely mail yesterday! I was just heading out the door to a meeting for one of my clients (who I was thinking about when ordering these books) and I was so excited to open the box that I chucked it in the car to bring along with me. Of course meeting + picking up my kids swallowed...