Category Archives: Feeding Skills

5 Super-Cool Speech and Language Activities to Get You Through a Hot Summer!

Hot weather can make it difficult to find things to do to keep children both busy and cool during the summer months.  Here are 5 activities that can be used to both entertain and cool off your little ones as … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Speech and Language Home Practice Ideas

Every February 14,  men, women and children across the United States and around the world, exchange valentines, candy, flowers and gifts all in the name of St. Valentine as an expression of friendship and love.  The holiday is often decorated … Continue reading

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Hippotherapy as a Speech Therapy Treatment Strategy for Oral Motor, Swallowing and Feeding Difficulties

Hippotherapy can be used to address a wide variety of speech and language goals (see my blog on Hippotherapy as a Speech Therapy Treatment Strategy).  Virtually any goal that a Speech Therapist works on in a clinic setting can also … Continue reading

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Groundhog’s Day Speech and Language Activities

Each year, on February 2nd, people in the United States and Canada celebrate Groundhog’s day.  According to folklore, if it is cloudy when the groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter-like … Continue reading

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Hippotherapy as a Speech Therapy Treatment Strategy

Speech and language development is not just about what occurs in the mouth.   Organization and integration of the sensory systems and core strength, trunk control and breath support are important parts of speech and language development.  The ability to register … Continue reading

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