Often times families ask for carryover suggestions for what they can do with their kids at home between their speech therapy appointments. This guide was developed to do just that. It will provide you with ideas on how to incorporate your child’s speech and language goals into daily routine activities.
Preschool and Kindergarten teachers will find that they can take simple exercises and turn them into functional communication activities. Many of the ideas shared in this book will teach you how to turn receptive tasks into expressive ones to encourage increased communication.
Not only is this book beneficial to parents and teachers, but it can also help anyone working with young children who need to strengthen their communication or simply need a boost of confidence during daily speech exchanges. You will find the activities to be unique and engaging.
About the Author
Robyn Drothler is the owner of Advantage Speech Therapy Services Inc. (ASTS). She graduated from the College of Wooster (Ohio) in 1995 with an undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Psychology.
She worked for three years in the Manatee County School District in Florida. In May 2000, Robyn graduated from Valdosta State University with a Master’s in Education. During three years in Gwinnett County, GA, post-graduate, she earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence while working for private therapy companies. In 2002, Robyn founded ASTS.
Robyn is a certified member of ASHA, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and state-certified in Georgia. She continues expanding and developing her knowledge and skills postgraduate with continuing education courses.
Robyn is experienced in, but not limited to, Articulation/ Phonological disorders, Developmental Delays, Autism/ PDD, and Down Syndrome.