Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick Speech/Language Activity Pack

By Laura Smith|April 3, 2015|Free printable, Speech/Language therapy|

  This is a little late, but I see private clients on Saturday and I needed an activity to go along with the book “There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick,” by Lucille Colandro.  As you probably know, I usually incorporate repetitive books into therapy as a way to provide vocabulary in context, but to also have the kids participate by having a part in the book to

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There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow: Book Companion/Activity Pack

By Laura Smith|December 30, 2014|Therapy for apraxia|

  As we move into January and I’m spending some time off during my winter break snowed in, I decided to create a follow up companion pack to my most popular companion pack to date, which was “I know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell.” This is a similar repetitive story named, “There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell.”  This companion pack follows a similar format: I

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The Gingerbread Man Speech/Language Activity/Companion Pack

By Laura Smith|December 12, 2014|Apraxia, apraxia blog, book companion, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Therapy for apraxia|

The Gingerbread Man is a classic story that all my kid’s love.  It is a repetitive style book, and as you know, I love using repetitive books in therapy!  The first page has some pictures to cut out and use while reading the story as props.  You can even glue them onto popsicle sticks if you’re so inclined!       Next, if you’ve bought any of book companions, you

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I Know an Old Lady Book Who Swallowed a Pie Book Companion Pack.

By Laura Smith|November 9, 2014|Therapy for apraxia|

Two years ago, I wrote a post entitled November book of the month.  At that time Ashlynn was just starting to imitate really well, and I used this repetitive book with her to have her work on the CV shape “pie.” Fast forward two years and here we are.  Ashlynn can now say most of the Thanksgiving items in this book, she just has a hard time with word recall and

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