Praxis?  What is that?

Praxis? What is that?

As many of you know I run a professional development program called Team Talk with Cathy Love (OT).  Our topic this week was Praxis.  Having only discovered the full scope of Praxis last year, I really pushed for this topic to be included in our topics for the 2017...
It might be time for an Intervention!

It might be time for an Intervention!

I did it again! I can’t help myself, I get near this store and have to go in. Addiction? Most likely! Intervention needed? Hmm. I am not committed to make a change yet. So instead, let me share with you, my latest finds and what I have been using them for. I...
How to get Speech Homework Done

How to get Speech Homework Done

I love working on Speech Sounds.  In comparison to much of my caseload it is straightforward.  We establish the sound, practice it, put in words, practice it, and then put it in phrases, practice it and so on.  The sequence is predictable and the student keeps on...
What happened in therapy last week?

What happened in therapy last week?

I am sure that you have had a week like mine.  I headed back to work this week to see clients for therapy and all my streamlined management techniques seemed to fly out the window.  Consequently, my normal end of week email didn’t go out.  So, here we are at the start...
Trashie Therapy – using toys in therapy

Trashie Therapy – using toys in therapy

As many of you know, I love all things mini and recently all things squishy.  My latest therapy fad, which I can adapt to many different targets, is the use of Trash Packs. Trash packs are mini squashy pieces of rubber with disgusting faces and shapes.  This makes...
Mini things for therapy

Mini things for therapy

My latest therapy passion is all things mini.  Things are so much more fun in miniature.  Yes, there is frequent knocking over of the little things by stubby little fingers but the engagement and play is the reward. My first foray was with Peppa Pig’s mini worlds,...