A Time to Reflect

by Jillian LeVos-Carlson, M.S., CCC-SLP I recently attended my company’s end-of-year party, where we were encouraged to reflect on the recent school year and think of the growth and challenges we’d experienced and what we’d learned and might want to store in our memory for the future. The first thing that came to mind was…

Tools to Try: Jenga

Our therapists often adapt commonly used games as tools for building speech, language, and social communication skills. We wanted to share some of these activities that teachers and caregivers may find fun and useful and that can be easily tailored for specific children’s needs. The first is Jenga, recommended by CW therapist Theresa Christiansen. Jenga…

Strategies for Bullying

By Hanna Bogen, M.S., CCC-SLP When hanging out with friends, we may joke, act silly, or sometimes tease one another.  While these actions can start out as playful, the teasing can sometimes become unfriendly and turn into bullying.  Knowing when you or a friend’s actions are turning into bullying behavior can be challenging. First, let’s…