Using fall-themed books in speech therapy can be a great way to discuss new vocabulary, answer comprehension questions, and keep sessions engaging. There are several great fall-themed children’s books that we love to use in our speech therapy sessions.
Thanksgiving-themed activities that can be used in speech therapy, occupational therapy (OT), or even in the classroom are always a hit! These are simple, meaning there’s little to no prep work needed! They are also great for targeting a variety of speech, language, and communication skills.
Books are one of the best resources for encouraging speech, language, and communication development. The following are some of our favorite books to use in therapy and at home.
Becca is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) who lives and works in New York. She told us about how she came into this field, the many things she does as an SLP, and what she does outside of work.
Phonological awareness is essential for learning how to read. When a child has these awareness skills, they can understand that words can be broken down into smaller parts. Some children pick this up naturally, while others may require intervention.
Books are great resources because they can be used to target many skills - from receptive language to expressive language to literacy skills to social communication.