Garden of Gab

Therapy Ideas and Materials from a Speech Language Pathologist.

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Garden of Gab is a place for therapists and families to learn about how speech therapy techniques can impact lives and to explore both tried and true techniques as well as new and innovative therapies. The goal of this site is to enrich the lives of people.

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Valentine’s Day candy heart activity

Feb 14, 2017 | No Comments

We had such a great day creating candy heart movie quotes. The kids thought is was a blast and they were so creative. There was a lot of spontaneous speech with great opportunities for language, articulation, and social skills all in a fun and natural, not contrived way. It was fun to be had by […]

The OJ Filter

Jan 22, 2017 | No Comments

So I’ve been talking with my social groups about appropriate vs inappropriate comments. We’ve looked at video clips, talked about situations, talked about what a filter is, etc. I got to thinking….. I need an easier way to refer to this topic with them during the course of conversations, in the hallway, during Lunch Bunch, […]

Fall iSpy

Nov 21, 2015 | No Comments

It’s always a challenge to make therapy fun and engaging. But this week I think I scored. Since I live in the desert, going on a Fall leaf hunt doesn’t happen. The leaves don’t fall much yet, and most of the trees here are not very big. So I started buying fake leaves from Walmart […]

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