Interventions for Executive Functioning Challenges: Attention
Challenges with focus and attention can become a huge roadblock to learning for kids and young adults. Simply put, attention is critical to learning. If students can't focus on the lesson, they are going to struggle with understanding the new content. If students can't focus on the directions, they
Free Executive Functioning Poster
Love this FREE executive functioning poster to help highlight these critical skills: planning, organization, time management, working memory, task initiation, metacognition, self-control, attention, flexibility, and perseverance. Use this as a guide for educators or as a reminder for students of what skills you might be highlighting. Great tool for all ages!
How to Make Google Keep Headers
Add a touch of fun to your Google Keep by adding some cute headers! In this tutorial, you will learn how to quickly make your own. Here are the ones I made f...
25+ Strategies for Kids with ADHD
Kids and young adults with ADHD can be extremely bright, creative, and helpful. These are often the learners coming up with new invention ideas, filling up a journal with intricate comic book drawings, and eager to answer all of your questions in class. With that said, learners with ADHD can struggl
Interventions for Executive Functioning Challenges: Time Management
Time management skills are essentially life skills. Kids and young adults need this skills now and in the future. All educators and parents want our learners to be able to work independently, use time well, and complete tasks on time. In order to meet these expectations, students need to learn, unde
Executive Functioning Skills
What are executive functioning skills? Executive functioning (EF) skills are the abilities in our brain that help us complete everyday tasks. These skills include planning, organization, time management, metacognition, working memory, self-control, attention, flexibility, and perseverance. S
Interventions for Executive Functioning Challenges: Task Initiation
Strategies and supports for executive functioning challenges can make all the difference, especially for students who struggle with task initiation. This is such an important skill, since it's like the motor in allowing us to get started on all tasks and assignments. When someone is struggling to in
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think ... Read More about 10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving
Teach direct and indirect characterization with inspirational videos for students
Why not teach common core standards for English Language Arts using Pixar short films, Ted Talks, popular film clips for students and other inspirational video clips for students? For example, have…
Get Free Better Hearing and Speech Month Helpful School Posters
Want to do something for Better Hearing and Speech Month (every May) and don't have time to prepare something? I'm pretty sure it wasn't a school based SLP who
Say Mean Matter Writing Strategy
The say mean matter strategy has been a game-changer in strengthening my students' abilities to perform analysis in writing. Before using this technique, my students often only performed surface level analysis of a topic, and I struggled to get them to think deeply without leading them to the answer...
Using Pixar Shorts in Social Groups | Speechy Musings
This is a fabulous guest blog post by Lisa Erwin of My Speech Tools. “All they do in speech is play games.” Have you heard that comment before? Well, sometimes we watch movies too! Movie clips and short films are frequently used to supplement learning in the classroom, so why not in speech therapy? It makes perfect […]