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Welcome to The Gift of Gab Speech Therapy! This is a place for SLP’s and Special Education Teachers who are searching for new ideas to strategically teach speech and language skills. I share real-life, ready-to-use tips that won’t break your bank. I am an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist who is passionate about helping YOU feel confident as you make a plan to strategically TEACH speech and language skills. But I want you to feel CONFIDENT as you work on all the things, so I will keep sharing all of my best stuff with you. I am so excited to give you my best tips, tricks, and strategies so you can focus on TEACHING. …

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21 Free Speech Therapy Movement Activities

Some days are for explicit teaching. Some days are for worksheets. BUT SOME DAYS ARE FOR MOVEMENT. Just like cinnamon and turmeric, variety IS the spice of life. To help keep your life spicy, here are 21 free speech therapy movement activities for the days you need to wiggle out your waggles.

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preschool memory verse activties

Bible Memory Verse Activities for Preschoolers

Finding good memory verse activities for preschoolers can be a little tricky. You want to make sure you are teaching in a way that fosters success and is engaging. Additionally, we all know that getting preschoolers to sit still long enough to memorize can be a challenge!

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social story for young children about death

Social Narrative About Death for Young Kids

There were a few things I knew this social narrative about death needed to accomplish:
It needed to use simple language to explain difficult concepts.
It needed to be custom-created to fit the after-life beliefs of this child and his family.
I needed this precious boy to hear that his mother had not abandoned him and that she still loved him.

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