Archives: Articulation

Fan Letters

February 28, 2016 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Fan Letters | Filed in: Articulation, Language.






This is a great activity that can be used with older students to practice articulation, language, and grammar.  The activity will also incorporate literacy. Help the student decide on writing to a celebrity, sports team, or political figure. Formulate a purpose for the letter (i.e. general information or asking specific questions). Use Voice Typing in • Read More »

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Making a Lotto Board with Google Docs

August 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Making a Lotto Board with Google Docs | Filed in: Articulation, Language, Making Materials.






You can make a lotto game board using either Google documents or Google presentation. Your board will be available to edit anytime or to print from any computer. You can also make it public for others to use.  It only takes 5-10 minutes or even less. This presentation includes step-by-step directions using Google Documents to • Read More »

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Sparkup Digital Reader

July 29, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Sparkup Digital Reader | Filed in: Articulation, Communication, Early Literacy, Language, Making Materials.






My favorite digital reader for young children is the Spark Up Reader. It uses a digital camera to attach the page to your audio recording of the page.  It has plenty of memory for LOTS of books and the recordings can be backed up to a computer.  Here are more ideas on how to use • Read More »

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Putting Language and Articulation Therapy to Music

February 23, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Putting Language and Articulation Therapy to Music | Filed in: Articulation, Language.






It is amazing how we remember words more easily when they are put to music. Even older adults can remember the sing-song of nursery rhymes even after not hearing them for years. In most individuals, the music center of the brain is in the right hemisphere while the language center is in the left hemisphere. • Read More »

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