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DIY "Talk Back" Auditory Feedback Device

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 30th Jun 2016

When working on articulation, I often find it best to begin the session with an auditory discrimination activity.  Not only does this help children better hear their own speech, but it al … read more

Tongue Tip Elevation Exercises

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 26th Jun 2016

Tongue tip elevation is the ability to lift the tip of one's tongue up to the alveolar ridge (the spot just behind the upper front teeth).  As a shorthand, we often call this location "on spot … read more

Building a Therapy Lego Wall

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 31st Mar 2016

A lego wall is a very simple DIY project that packs a ton of therapeutic benefit.  To assemble:  simply attach a lego board to a wall.  Mine is from at least 20 years ago so I don't … read more

DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Craft

26th Nov 2014

This friendly turkey is a quick and easy craft, both for Thanksgiving and beyond.  You'll need: Play dough of your choice (funky colors welcome) Two eyeballs Pasta of your choice . … read more