Dog Bone Speech Game

Dog Bone Articulation Game | Articulation activities for speech therapy initial k, stopping

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If you live near a Dollar Tree (or any dollar store), go pick up dog bowls today! Alex had this genius idea of using “dog bones” and the bowls for a quick articulation game. This game is so much fun and the kids LOVE it.

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Lemonade Articulation

Lemonade Articulation | Summer articulation craft activity

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If you saw our Watermelon Articulation post, you can tell we’re dreaming of summer over here. It all started when Alex found the cutest lemon-shaped stamp in the dollar bins at Michael’s last week. I whipped up some pitchers full of articulation practice and some watermelon slices.

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Watermelon Articulation

Watermelon Articulation | Summer articulation craft activity

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Even though it’s cold and rainy this week in Northern California, we keep dreaming of summer! It’s not just watermelon, we’re dreaming of lemonade, too! This activity is NO PREP and has low ink options (color options also!). All you need is an ink pad or some crayons and you’re ready to go. This pack includes /k, f, s, th, l, r/ in the initial position, plus vocalic r.

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St. Patrick’s Day Speech Game

St. Patrick's Day Speech Board Game | Saint Patrick's Day game for speech therapy, articulation, language | Board game for SLPS

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It’s almost St. Patty’s Day! Valentine’s Day came and went so fast. I don’t think we even got through half of what we had planned. It’s been a crazy week for us, so we’re super excited to have this board game printed, laminated, and ready to go. I hope you enjoy it as much as we have!

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KSPT – Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children

A quick overview of the KSPT | An SLP resource guide to administering the Kaufman Speech Praxis Test - A formal assessment for childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)

This is not a comprehensive guide. Please refer to the manual when administering, scoring, and converting scores for this test and all other assessments. We hope this guide is a helpful tool for writing reports or refreshing your memory when choosing an appropriate test for a client.

Overview

The Kaufman Speech Praxis Test for Children (KSPT) is a standardized norm-referenced test that assists in the identification and treatment of CAS. It is normed for children ages 2;0 to 5;11. The KSPT has normative information related to populations of children with and without CAS. The assessment helps identify where the breakdown is in the speech system. The KSPT measures the child’s imitative response to the clinician and points to systematic course of treatment. The stimuli include syllables and words consisting of real and made up words. It is helpful in tracking the progress of motor-speech proficiency (Kaufman, 1995). No materials are needed besides the protocol.

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