Monday, July 10, 2017

Happy Fourth of July

THERE IS SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL ABOUT  SEEING OUR LARGE COUNTRY FLAG UNFURLING HIGH IN THE CANYONS  OF OUR HOME TOWN!  
THIS CERTAINLY GAVE ME GREAT PATRIOTIC FEELINGS!                    
 TO CELEBRATE THE FLAG,
A CHILDREN'S CHOIR CALLED "ONE VOICE"
CAME FROM SLC TO SING ABOUT OUR COUNTRY!
HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY    

Monday, May 29, 2017

Better Speech Month, What is Speech and Language Pathology?


Monday, April 17, 2017

Autism Awareness Month

In Honor of Autism Awareness Month, check out my Pinterest boards for Autism and Behavior Management categories.  Most 'typical" people learn these social skills incidentally with time and experience, where as those with autism require very discrete steps and patient support with many of these areas to navigate through their lives.
Autism Pinterests

Behavior Management Boards 
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Thursday, April 6, 2017

NEED IDEAS? BROWSE MY PINTEREST PAGES

If you want lots of ideas for speech, stuttering, language, literacy, recipes or fun kids ideas
check out my PINTEREST pages.

ANN DORAIS' PINTEREST PAGES

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Winter Speech and Language ideas


Be sure and take advantage of seasonal and everyday  speech and language vocabulary and concepts
 


Teach verbs with action words, regular and irregular verb tense).
The easiest is to actually do the actions, then take pictures of them doing the actions and review later.  Next, let them hide and find objects or stuffed animals for prepositions.  Books are also a good way to point out actions and prepositions.
RATIONALE;  Understanding and giving directions requires a vast knowledge of verbs and prepositions.

1. Vocabulary (use sights, sounds, touch, and actions and prepositions)
vocabulary lists.
Teachers pay teachers, Free Verb pages,  Free Preposition pages
Teacher's notebook,  Free Verb handouts,  free Preposition handouts

2. Concepts;
A) Opposites or antonyms; see TPT link,  Free Antonyms, TNB Free Antonym handouts
B) Sensory learning; Sensory boxes; cotton for snow, clear rocks for rain, beans, rice, fake grass, shaving cream- snow, Great lessons for adjectives. Sensory Boxes Ideas


3. Speech Sense; TPT link,  free Articulation pages,  TNB Free Articulation units

4. Language sense; Felt StoriesPreschool Story units, free and costs are mixed and look through the list.