Crepes by Suzette

The first time that I discovered Monica Wellington’s books was with a student of mine who loved Apple Farmer Annie. We read this book over and over again in our speech and language therapy sessions and I couldn’t wait to check out more of her books. Then I found Crepes by Suzette! For many years Crepes […]

Song for a Whale

Song for A Whale When I was first contacted about this book, Song For A Whale, I was immediately interested in reviewing the book. As a speech language pathologist, I felt connected to the topic of the book, which is about communication and the feeling of belonging. My clients, who have complex communication needs struggle […]

Artie is Awesome, Author Interview and Review

Artie is Awesome, a book written by a Speech Language Pathologist and Parent Are you looking for a children’s book about Autism and/or a communication disorder? Check out this book, Artie is Awesome written by Deidra Darst, speech language pathologist and parent. Deidra wrote to this book to help celebrate the uniqueness of each individual, […]

I (HEART) Art By the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I (Heart) Art by The Metropolitan Museum of Art I received this beautiful book, I (HEART) Art By the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Abrams Books a couple of weeks ago for review. This book is like a piece of artwork with it’s eccentric design and interesting layout. The book is arranged by themes and […]

Author Interview with Noreen O’Sullivan, I’ll Tell You Why….

Author Interview  I am excited to present this interview with Noreen O’Sullivan. I have had the pleasure of interviewing and getting to know Noreen over email these past few weeks. I have found Noreen to be inspirational because of her mission to help others and her positive spirit. To see the full review of I’ll […]

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  

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 […]

Executive Functioning, ADHD and the Student Planner

About Purple Trail I was recently contacted by Purple Trail, a small company that offers various services such as personalized cards, calendars, different types of planners and a variety of stationary. When searching their site, a product caught my eye in its functionality, which is appropriate for this time of year. A Student Planner! Although […]

Adapted Hanukkah Story for Children with Special Needs

Are you looking for a resource to help your child learn about Hanukkah? For many older children with special needs, finding age appropriate books that explain the story of Hanukkah can be challenging. For one of my students I created an adapted book with Boardmaker Symbols. As a speech language pathologist, I have found creating […]