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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yesterday, today, tomorrow

03.31.13

Another one of Cali’s challenges is distinguishing between yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Whether a routine experience or a one time big even, she wouldn’t be able to reference when it happened. Does your child struggle with this??   In the early stages I might ask, “Cali when is your friend coming to play? Today or 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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Sorting Colors Cupcakes

01.08.13

A new game and we love it! We are on the hunt for new board games as of late, because Cali’s therapist Madi usually does therapy work involving board games. We tried this one out yesterday…     When we play board games, I do not try and reinvent the wheel. We stick to the read more…

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Christmas Card turned therapy

12.10.12

When my good friend sent out her Christmas cards for this year, I’m pretty sure she didn’t know her idea would be therapy related. Let me explain…   Along with her, as usual, beautiful magazine, model/celebrity style family pic, was a separate card. Her family pics were themed around fly fishing, so the additional card read more…

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