Language activities with the Good Night, Gorilla book
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Language activities with the Good Night, Gorilla book

Books are a great way of encouraging language and reading in children. Books help children learn new vocabulary, and help them with imaginative play as they can act out the story they read or heard. ...


20 Listening Games and Activities for Preschoolers
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Monday, March 21, 2016

20 Listening Games and Activities for Preschoolers

Listening skills are critical for language development and reading. Children learn new vocabulary and expand their sentences and grammar—all thanks to listening. Poor listening skills might result in difficulty following directions and difficulty learning new words and constructing grammatically correct sentences....


10 Best Books for Obtaining Language Sample
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016

10 Best Books for Obtaining Language Sample

For language sample to be an effective evaluation tool, the child must produce 50-200 utterances. One way of obtaining a language sample is to ask a child to describe pictures or make up a story using books. ...


Encouraging Language Skills Through Singing
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Monday, January 25, 2016

Encouraging Language Skills Through Singing

Singing helps children with language acquisition, memory, phonetic awareness, and reading. ...


10 Ways of Using the Musical Preschool Toy to Stimulate Language and Social Skills
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Tuesday, January 05, 2016

10 Ways of Using the Musical Preschool Toy to Stimulate Language and Social Skills

The Musical Preschool toy is a great tool for stimulating language and social skills in both typically developing children and children with language delays and disorders. ...


Must have apps for articulation, phonology and apraxia of speech
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Must have apps for articulation, phonology and apraxia of speech

Virtual Speech Center developed number of apps targeting articulation, phonology and apraxia of speech. Here is the list of our apps....


Activities and Tips on Teaching Colors
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Activities and Tips on Teaching Colors

Colors are among the most difficult and abstract concepts for young children to learn. Teaching colors requires a lot of patience and the understanding that not all children will learn these concepts at the same pace. However, most preschool children do demonstrate an understanding of colors. Below are some tips on teaching colors....


Summer Activities Stimulating Language (words, listening and sentences)
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Summer Activities Stimulating Language (words, listening and sentences)

Summer is probably the most favorite season for kiddos as it is time filled with sun, fun and water. Who doesn’t like summer—splashing in water or drinking iced lemonade? Summer offers many great outdoor opportunities for language stimulation and expansion, especially for children who really need to continue with their speech and language therapy....


Speech and language therapy ideas using the Articulation Vacation app
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Speech and language therapy ideas using the Articulation Vacation app

Virtual Speech Center has recently released a new app for articulation, titled Articulation Vacation, which can be easily adopted for language therapy as well. ...


15 ways of using leaves in speech and language therapy
  • Beata Klarowska, M.S. CCC-SLP
  • Monday, November 03, 2014

15 ways of using leaves in speech and language therapy

I went for a walk in the park last weekend and was inspired by all the beautiful leaves. I thought of many different speech and language activities that I could use in speech and language therapy using leaves. Here are some of my ideas....