For the start of 2020, we have decided to wrap up each month with a Best of post. We are excited to start sharing some of our bests for therapy - whether that be a new AAC software, therapy tool, or fun communication tip. Let us know what you think in the comments below! Even better - if there is a specific area that you would like tools/resources for, let us know that too!
January's Best of:
For the month of January, our Best of therapy tool is... wait for it... none other than disinfecting wipes. Yes, a little dry this month (no opposite pun intended) - BUT I will tell you, we have never needed them more in our sessions than we have recently.
It is easy to look past just how many germs will travel from individual to individual when you are using the same therapy materials across multiple sessions a day. One of the best ways to maintain cleanliness is to CLEAN and wipe down your materials after each session. This was actually something drilled into us in grad school, as we watched dozens of different children play with the same dollhouse semester after semester. It was a good lesson.
Wipes are quick, easy, and can come environmentally friendly and hypoallergenic. We have included some of our favorites (with links):
The flu season is real people, and we want our students/clients of all ages to maintain wellness and a healthy start to the year.