SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT
Dear Parents and Guardians:
Your child has worked very hard this year in speech/laguage therapy. You should be very proud of their efforts. In order to maintain their progrsss, it is imortant you could to to practice throughout the summer. Short, simple suggestions are listed below. Have fun and enjoy!Thank you for your continued support and have a wonderful summer!
DID YOU KNOW SUMMER IS A GREAT TIME TO REINFORCE SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SKILLS?
1- Board Games: Play your favorite game while practicing their speech sound(s), describing common objects or construct a complete sentence before taking a turn.
2-Make a Video: Rather than watch a video, make a "How To" video using all the skills they learned throughout the year.
3-Cook Together: Have your child help you make or cook a meal while using their good speech sounds, practicing sequencing and following direcitons and increasing vocabulry skills.
4-Get Active: Turn outdoor activities into practice games. Use chalk to make a hopscotch game filled with new vocabulary or target sound words. Practice words or making sentences before taking your turn.
5-Road Trip Games: On the Road? Take turns making words lists to practice memory, describing skills or words with target sounds. Choose a category and find words that fit that cateorgy. Have family fun!
6-Swim & Speech: Write words on a beach ball and say the word your hand lands on. Create a sentence or describe the word to a parent.
HAVE FUN AND ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!