Behavior-Specific Praise

Behavior-Specific Praise

Going Past “Good Job” Praise is a simple, yet powerful tool. Behavior-Specific Praise is a form of reinforcement describing desired Behavior that is Specific to the child, through a positive Praise statement. So what is BSP? It is a positive praise statement describing a specific behavior. It’s a way to provide positive attention to appropriate […]

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Spring Counting Songs

Spring Counting Songs

Spring Counting Songs Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than with songs about animals that we see in the spring? One of our music therapist’s favorite ways to work on basic math concepts is through counting songs! Many well-known children’s songs, such as “5 Green and Speckled Frogs,” incorporate numbers. When paired […]

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Positive Self Talk

Positive Self Talk

I Can’t Do It! “If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. That way, their children don’t have to be slaves of praise. They will have a lifelong way to […]

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March Articulation Calendar

March Articulation Calendar

Articulation Calendar to Target Speech Sounds at Home Spring is fast approaching, and your kids have been working hard on their speech sounds in therapy! We have created a March articulation calendar that you can use at home with your kid to help maintain and carry over learned articulation skills in speech therapy. The calendar […]

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Sight Words + Music

Sight Words + Music

Sight Words Song Scavenger Hunt Go! Me! Help! We! See! What do all of these words have in common? They can all be found on the Pre-Primer Dolch Sight Words list, which is commonly taught as part of beginner reading curriculums. Sight words are common words that pop up frequently when reading. Recognizing these words […]

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First Words Checklist

First Words Checklist

First Words Checklist Does your child have a speech delay? Common first words can help your late talker or toddler with their delayed speech. Below you will find a list of common first words to practice and monitor when your child is at home, school, or in other social settings. Review the list, add other […]

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