26 Jan
Cozy Winter Activities to Foster Expressive/Receptive Language January is a great time to cozy up inside with some fuzzy socks, blankets, candles, and a bowl of warm soup.

Movie-Night Family movie-night is a great way to challenge your child’s receptive language skills while snuggling up indoors. To target receptive language skills, pause the movie every 20 minutes or so to discuss it together with your child. Have them summarize what happened in the movie so far, make predictions/inferences, discuss character perspectives, and ask […]

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Posted January 26th, 2023
30 Nov
Winter Reading Challenge

Winter is a great time to start a new book! As the weather begins to turn cold and we start spending more time inside, starting a winter reading challenge is a great way to work on literacy and to cozy up and spend time with your family! This can look different depending on how old […]

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Posted November 30th, 2022
20 Oct
Speech, Language & Literacy: Are They Connected?

The simple answer? Yes! Speech and language are actually two of the foundational building-blocks for pre-literacy and literacy skills. Speech Sound Development & Literacy In order to develop phonological awareness (i.e., the ability to understand how sounds go together in words), a child needs a functioning speech sound repertoire. That is, they need to understand […]

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Posted October 20th, 2022
21 Sep
Autumn Activities

September 2022 Autumn Activities to Target Phonological Awareness, Articulation, and Language Skills Harnessing communicative opportunities from the objects, events, and experiences that your child encounters in his/her everyday environment is one of the most effective ways to foster language development. This can involve using daily routines, religious holidays, and seasonal celebrations as opportunities to promote […]

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Posted September 21st, 2022
25 Aug
Back To School

If your kiddos haven’t gone back to school yet, then it is quickly approaching! It is always an exciting time of year with meeting new teachers, reconnecting with friends and all of the school supplies! Those exciting feelings can bring on other big emotions as your children start a transition into the school year. We […]

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Posted August 25th, 2022