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Daria O'Brien
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SLP Organization: TPT Purchases
Over the years I have bought so many wonderful resources on TPT.  But like my clothing closet, I lose track of my purchases and often forget what I have!  This spring I was determined to organize my purchases so that I would know what I have and effectively...
SLP Organization: TPT Purchases
SLP Organization: TPT Purchases
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Hearing & Sound Activities: Part 2
In celebration of Better Hearing & Speech month, students in my speech room are continuing learning about hearing and sound with these fun, interactive activities! In my last post, I showed an activity for analyzing sounds. Here are four more (for a grand t...
Hearing & Sound Activities: Part 2
Hearing & Sound Activities: Part 2
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My Inspiring Week!
This was one of those weeks I find fun to reflect on: it was diverse, inspiring and rewarding.  I'd love to share some highlights with you! Sunday I was invited to the 10-year-anniversary celebration at the Teacher Pay Teachers headquarters in Manhattan.  V...
My Inspiring Week!
My Inspiring Week!
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Hearing & Sound Activity
In preparation for the annual Better Hearing and Speech month in May, I've been busy engaging my students in activities that help them explore sound and hearing.  I hope you checked out my last post on creating simple ear models to learn a bit of anatomy; i...
Hearing & Sound Activity
Hearing & Sound Activity
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Social Skill Explanation Handouts
As an SLP in the school system as well as private practice, I am always looking for quality handouts that explain the skill sets we are addressing in therapy.  My caseload is heavily weighted with students whose IEPs include pragmatic language.  Helping par...
Social Skill Explanation Handouts
Social Skill Explanation Handouts
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Speechy Appreciation Sale Linky
The school year is almost over and it's time for the annual TPT Appreciation Sale!  I'm psyched to join the Frenzied SLPs Linky Party!   Here are a few products in my store that I am really excited to include in the sale.  The first is perfect for Better He...
Speechy Appreciation Sale Linky
Speechy Appreciation Sale Linky
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Ears & Hearing: Interactive Activities
In celebration of May's annual Better Hearing & Speech Month, my students are learning a lot about their ears, hearing and sound.  Since I work with grades 3-8, I needed to develop activities for a wide range of ages and abilities. For younger students, I u...
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Visuals to Help Parents Understand Social Skills Therapy
We always talk about the importance of using visuals with students, but visuals for parents are equally important.  In my private practice , where the focus of therapy is on social skills, there are two posters that help parents understand the concepts thei...
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Math + Language: Expanding Concepts
Students in my speech room are busy working on their math language skills.  In a recent post I told you my reasons SLPs should collaborate with math teachers .  This year I wanted to change my perspective and look at math through a language lens.  And I am ...
Math + Language: Expanding Concepts
Math + Language: Expanding Concepts
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Interactive Activities: Simple Science Experiments
In graduate school one specific "pearl of wisdom" has stayed with me and guided my therapeutic style.  My professor of  Development & Nature of Language made the point that language is best learned in "naturalistic" contexts.  Sounds easy enough, but creati...
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