Children’s Books Written by SLPs

Are you looking for children’s book that help improve speech and language development? I am excited to present this guest post that I wrote for ASHA Leader Blog that lists children’s book authors that are also speech language pathologists. Children’s Books Written by SLPs  

What Is Given from the Heart

What is Given From the Heart This book written by Patricia C. McKissack and illustrated by April Harrison is a wonderful book to start the new year. As a parent I am always looking for children’s literature reinforces valuable lessons. Given From the Heart helps instill important lessons about being grateful, giving and dealing with […]

Becoming Beautiful

About the book, Becoming Beautiful I was originally contacted a couple of weeks ago by Tarang Rawat, author of Becoming Beautiful. After watching her trailer of the book, I was immediately captivated by the topic and mission of the book. So many young girls grow up with a negative self image and constantly compare themselves […]

The Extraordinary Gardener

“I believe that one individual who is determined to make a difference in the world, can, with desire, drive, dedication, discipline, passion, and persistence. The world can be altered and billions of people’s lives can be impacted positively in an unimaginable way.” ATGW The Extraordinary Gardener Are you already feeling sick of the snow and […]

Carmela Full of Wishes

Carmela Full of Wishes Are you looking for a language rich book for the holidays? Carmela Full of Wishes is a heart felt story written by Newbery Medala-winning author, Matt De La Pena and illustrated by Caldecott Honor-winning Christian Robinson. This beautifully illustrated book is about a young girl named Carmela who just celebrated her […]

Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult

Are you a parent of a young adult with developmental disabilities or a social communication disorder? Are you a therapist working with adults with pragmatic deficits? Check out this book titled Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult. Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult This book […]

I am Justice Penguin Blog Tour

“Whether it’s English, Spanish or any other language, our dreams are often the same: A loving family, kind friends. A safe place to call home and the change to reach our potential.” I am Sonia Sotomayor I am Justice Blog Tour is a perfect opportunity to share this wonderful book about a very important woman […]

Mrs. Wordsmith Review with Tips on Implementation

What is Mrs. Wordsmith? Do you want to improve your child’s language and vocabulary? Check out this amazing product, Mrs. Wordsmith. After seeing it on Instagram, I contacted the company to receive a copy for review. As a speech language pathologist, I am passionate about vocabulary growth in children, specifically those with special needs and […]

Payton is Afraid of Dirt

Do you have a child with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Check out this book, Payton is Afraid of Dirt. Payton is Afraid of Dirt written by Shanna Simpson and illustrated by Idmary Hernandez tells the important story of a young boy struggling with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). As a speech language pathologist for almost 20 years, […]

Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind

Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind is a perfect book to help open the discussion with your child about being a kind and true friend to others. Review Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind is a picture book that features Horton the Elephant that captures the true qualities of a kind friend. What qualities do you find […]