Picture Cards

06.11.13

  Picture cards are a phenomenal therapy tool. Dawn uses them quite a bit during her speech sessions. Today Cali was working on describing pictures. For a long time Cali has had the tendency of describing a picture using only colors. Dawn would show a picture of a cat and say, “Tell me two things read more…

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Q&A with Dawn the speech therapist

03.04.13

I was thrilled to do this Q&A with Dawn, Cali’s speech therapist. Biases aside, I believe Dawn to be one of the best speech therapist out there. Why? Because not only is she licensed as a speech therapist, but she is also trained in various autism therapies as well.  Hope you enjoy her answers. Here read more…

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Awesome conversation…wahoo!!!

02.20.13

Recently I referenced to Dawn’s post regarding conversational skills with toddlers. Today Cali and I were trying her tips out. Whether or not my participation was going along with what Dawn suggested is up for question, but at least I tried. The back-and-forth talking did however go on for a solid 45 minutes, so I read more…

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Learning pronouns him and her

01.16.13

This is a video of Dawn, Cali’s speech therapist, teaching Cali the pronouns him and her. No rocket science to this method of teaching. This activity reminded me of how easy it is to implement therapy into everything we do. Playing dolls is something Cali and Ava do daily. How difficult would it be for read more…

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face time adding to her conversational skills

01.02.13

With us living in Utah and my side of the family living in Texas, we spend a lot of time face timing with one another. For some of you it may be skype, same thing. Just yesterday I posted a product we love, the View Master. Just to recap on one small part of the read more…

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