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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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What is Functional Communication?

Have you ever wondered “What is functional communication?” SLP’s (such as myself) throw that word “functional” around a lot. It is an important word, so I want to take a minute today and make sure that you are really understanding what it means.

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fall themed speech therapy articulation activities

Fall-Themed Articulation Reading Passages

What screams fall to you? Crisp autumn air…melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin muffins…fall-themed articulation reading passages? Yes, you read that right! If fall-themed articulation reading passages don’t make you think of fall, well my friend, you need to keep reading.

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summer articulation reading passages

My Favorite Summer Articulation Activities

If you are here, you are searching for some summer articulation activities. I am guessing you are an SLP who is working during the summer. But I suppose you might also be a parent looking for some activities to keep your child practicing through the summer. Either way, I think you will love these summer-themed articulation reading passages!

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