All posts tagged: rhyming books

Dr. Tinita Kearney talks about her new lift-the-flap book designed to help kids with yes/no Questions, WHO+WHAT+WHERE and speech development

By Leslie Lindsay  Darling lift-the-flap board book for toddlers and their caregivers to teach basics of yes/no questions, receptive language skills, asking questions, more.  ~Books on Monday, Part 1|Always with a Book~ I’m so jazzed about this book! Not only did I love, love reading to my two when they were babies (even in utero!) and afterward, I love working with them on lift-the-flap books, too. The surprise and delight is such a fun way to bring a story to life, to give it a tactile approach and bring the world of the story a little more in grasp…quite literally! When I learned about Dr. Tinita Kearney’s new book, LOLA THE KOALA’S TRAVEL ADVENTURES, I knew I had to get in on the action–and share it with you, too!  The illustrations are bright and engaging. Plus, this is just the first in a series of Lola Koala travels. Join her as she treks across the globe…you and your little explorer will undercover fun developmental concepts and foundational language skills along the way! Each “Lola Koala’s …

Apraxia Monday: Give the Gift of Voice

By Leslie Lindsay Don’t you wish you could find the perfect gift for your child with apraxia?  Perhaps it would be a prepackaged year of speech therapy guarenteed to give your child a voice at the end of the year?  Or maybe something more dynamic than that…say a magic pill that he could swallow once or twice a day–and *bing* he’d be spitting out oratories next year!  I know, this is a serious matter and I don’t want you to think I am taking childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) lightly.  Quite the contrary.  I know how imortant it is, I was once in your shoes. While I can’t give you a magic pill or even a full year of speech therapy with a super speech pathologist trained in motor programming approaches, I can give you some hints and tips for toys, games, etc. you may wan to purchase this season of giving for your child.  Here goes: School Zone Preschool-Kindergarten  Super Scholar.      This computer program is designed for kids aged 3 to 6 years old. …