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6
Jun
2017
5 tips for eliciting the /s/ sound

5 tips for eliciting the /s/ sound

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on June 6, 2017 in Blogs Education Language School Speech Therapy Therapists Uncategorized with No Comments

Is your kiddo having a difficult time making the /s/ sound? Here’s some tricks on how to elicit the sound correctly: First: Place a tongue depressor on the alveolar ridge (the bumpy spot behind your teeth) so that your kiddo can become familiar with where their tongue needs to be. Second: Have them make the […]

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15
Apr
2017
3 tips for eliciting the /r/ sound

3 tips for eliciting the /r/ sound

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on April 15, 2017 in Blogs Education Language School Speech Therapy Therapists Uncategorized with No Comments

Aloha from everyone here at Speech Solutions Hawaii! We know the /r/ sound is any SLP’s dreaded goal in therapy!  It’s hard to elicit and not to mention it isn’t a visual sound. But we are here to tell you that targeting the /r/ does not have to be a headache and can actually be very fun to […]

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21
Mar
2017
App review of “My PlayHome”

App review of “My PlayHome”

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on March 21, 2017 in Blogs Education Language School Speech Therapy Therapists with No Comments

My PlayHome As much as we try to avoid using iPad’s in therapy it is inevitable in this day in age. We have done some research to find the best apps to use for speech development. Here is one of our favorites! My PlayHome is not a speech therapy designed application; however, it can be […]

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29
Jun
2016
School’s Out!  Now what…?!

School’s Out! Now what…?!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on June 29, 2016 in Crafty Time Inspiration School with No Comments

by Misti Bushmire School’s Out! Do you remember the beginning of summer when school just let out and the long, lazy days stretched out in front of you endlessly just waiting to be filled with fun?  I know I do but somehow as a mom it never looks quite the same… I suspect that all […]

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16
Sep
2015
5 Practical Speech Therapy Techniques That You Can Do Now!

5 Practical Speech Therapy Techniques That You Can Do Now!

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on September 16, 2015 in Education Language School Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy I’ve had the pleasure of being able to treat children now for many many years.  (15 to be exact! Sheesh- where did my 30’s go?!?).  Over the course of time, you begin to notice trends that help, and trends that hamper a child’s progress through-out their experience in speech therapy. As […]

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25
Aug
2015
3 Super Tips for Building Your Child’s Language Skills at Home

3 Super Tips for Building Your Child’s Language Skills at Home

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on August 25, 2015 in Education School Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Kelci Santiago Sometimes mom and dad, you just need some quick tips on how to build your child’s language in the home environment. Well, here you go! Tip #1 Use self pronouns (me, my, mine). How to: While you play an activity or game with your child, model and support turn-taking. Ask your child, […]

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5
Aug
2015
Tips for an Organized School Year

Tips for an Organized School Year

By Debra Hartley on August 5, 2015 in Education Inspiration School Speech Therapy with No Comments

by Debra Hartley Where did the summer go? It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating the end of one school year and here we are, already starting another and trying to get everyone back into the swing of things. By now, you & your kids have probably adjusted your sleep and eating to […]

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8
Jul
2015
How to Manage Challenging Behaviors

How to Manage Challenging Behaviors

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on July 8, 2015 in Education School with No Comments

by Erika Ordonez We all have had a child who has struggled with their behavior and we know it is not easy to handle! Most children have different struggles (emotionally, physically and mentally). Sometimes they don’t know how their little bodies get so worked up or how to calm themselves down.  I have incorporated notes […]

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13
May
2015
May & Memorial Day with the Kids

May & Memorial Day with the Kids

By Debra Hartley on May 13, 2015 in Inspiration School with No Comments

by Debra Hartley The school year is coming to a close. This statement either strikes joy or terror into the heart of the reader. Joy if you are a kid and terror for mom – how to keep them occupied, happy & build memories this summer? To many of us, Memorial Day marks the beginning […]

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19
Aug
2014
How to help your child organize their thoughts to drive answers other than “I dunno”.

How to help your child organize their thoughts to drive answers other than “I dunno”.

By Carolinda Myers-Murphy on August 19, 2014 in Inspiration School Speech Therapy with No Comments

How to help your child organize their thoughts to drive answers other than “I dunno” by Trini Myers-Murphy, MS CCC-SLP;COM How many times have you asked your child, “What did you learn today honey”?  Just to be followed by a “7-mile-stare”, with a less than enthusiastic “I DUNNO” shoulder shrug. Never-fear you go-getter-parent, there are answers […]

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