Speech and Language Kids

Activities and Resources For Parents and Supporters of Children with Speech and Language Delays

Speech and Language Activities: Start Here!

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Speech and Language Activities and Resources Hello and Welcome!  My name is Carrie Clark and I am a speech-language pathologist in Columbia, Missouri.  I am so glad that you found my website!  If you have a child with speech or language concerns, or you are a speech-language pathologist, you have come to the right place. [...]

Speech and Language Therapy Guide

Speech And Language Therapy Guide

Speech and Language Therapy Guide E-Book Step-By-Step Speech Therapy Activities to Teach Speech and Language Skills At Home or In Therapy “Carrie Clark’s Speech and Language Therapy Guide is an extremely valuable resource for both parents and speech-language pathologists. Carrie addresses a huge variety of speech/language skills, which she deftly breaks in to manageable steps. [...]

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Jump Start Your Late Talker

Jump Start Late Talkers

If you’ve been waiting patiently for my newest e-book to be released, your wait is finally over!!  The new e-book is finally here! Jump Start Your Late Talker The 8-week program to use with your late talker before going to see the speech therapist (or at the same time!)  Click Here to Learn More! This [...]

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) for Non-Verbal Children

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

What is the Picture Exchange Communication System? The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is a systematic way to teach a child how to communicate with someone else by handing them a picture of what they want.  This program was originally designed for children with autism but can be used for other non-verbal children as well.  [...]

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Giving a Voice to Non-Verbal Children with Autism: AAC and Autism

AAC and Autism

Speaking is how we as adults communicate with those around us.  It allows us to interact with other people and influence the world around us to get our needs met.  But for many children with autism, speech is not an option.  These children, often labeled as “non-verbal” may have plenty that they want to communicate [...]


Stuttering Therapy for Children

stuttering therapy for children

How to conduct stuttering therapy with children On, this episode of the speech and language kids podcast, Carrie Clark reviews the current research on stuttering therapy for children.  You will also learn how to conduct this therapy yourself.  Note: This information is not intended to replace the guidance of a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP).  Every child is [...]


How to Stop Stuttering in Preschoolers: Current Research-Based Methods

how to stop stuttering in preschoolers

Stuttering in Preschoolers Many preschoolers go through periods of stuttering.  They may repeat whole words or phrases, use lots of fillers like “um” and “uh”, or seem to have trouble coming up with a word.  These phases of stuttering may come and go as the child goes through little bursts of language development.  For most [...]


How this Chiropractor Helps Kids with Sensory Issues

how this chiropractor helps kids with sensory issues

In this episode of the Speech and Language Kids Podcast, Carrie interviews chiropractor Dr. Aaron Cunningham of Keystone Chiropractic and Sensory Development Center in Columbia, MO.  Dr. Aaron discusses how his clinic is helping children with sensory issues and nuerodevelopmental disabilities, such as children with autism, ADHD, Asperger’s, etc.  Dr. Aaron is one of about 60 [...]

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Speech Therapy For a Lateral Lisp: A Case Study

speech therapy for a lateral lisp

Click Here to download word lists for the lateral lisp sounds that you can use for data collection or therapy A lateral lisp can be a very tricky thing to treat.  With a lateral lisp, air is forced over the sides of the tongue for sounds like /s/, /z/, and “sh” instead of out the [...]


Behind the Scenes at Speech and Language Kids

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I was recently interviewed on a podcast about starting a private practice.  I told my story of how I got started and why I’ve decided to do what I do.  The host, Scott Harmon is awesome and I had a ton of fun recording it.   However, once the interview was done, I didn’t think much [...]

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