Sometimes when working with young children on the production of speech sounds, it is helpful to provide the little one’s with a fun label, or name,Â for the sound(s) you are teaching. Providing a visual cue to go along with the label is also very helpful, to provide multisensory instruction. Several years ago I asked […]
Description Do you have trouble remembering the symbols for the International Phonetic Alphabet? Download this cheat sheet! You are welcome to share, print, laminate and use it as a reference guide. :) Enjoy!
Welcome to the first day of Phonological Processes Week here at Simply Speech! Learning about the different types of phonological processes while in school was enough to make my head spin! After all there are SO many different phonological processes kids can demonstrate. Phonological processes are patterns of sound errors that typically developing children use to simplify speech. It's often hard to differentiate the difference between an articulation disorder and a phonological disorder. I…
Confession time...I'm a terrible singer. Like, turrible. But I don't let that stop me (Follow your dreams, people) from belting out my own little diddies and dance moves in my therapy sessions. Why? Mostly because it draws attention and makes my students laugh. But also, I know that movements and chants and rhymes can all help my students engage and learn. Like the kind of learning that sticks. Let's take a look at some research: