I Don’t Know Where To Start!

/I Don’t Know Where To Start!

My name is Carrie Clark and I am a speech-language pathologist from Missouri (USA).  If you are new to the word of speech and language delays, disorders, and therapies (or if you’re just new to this site), you’ve come to the right place.

This page will serve as a jumping off point for you to the rest of this website.  There are several articles that will help give you an overview of speech and language as well as many more that will get you started on the right path.  Browse through to get started.

If you have any questions, you are always welcome to email me at Carrie@SpeechAndLanguageKids.com

Overview of Speech and Language Disorders

Parent’s Guide to Speech and Language Disorders

Overview of Speech and Language Disorders

What is Speech Therapy?

What is Language Therapy?

Overview Of Feeding and Swallowing

Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders: The Basics

Tips for Improving Speech and Language Skills

7 Easy Things You Can Do Today to Improve Speech and Language Skills

How to Help a Child with a Speech Delay

7 Tips for Working with a Child with a Language Delay

Carrie’s Top Resources and Tools for Speech Therapy

How to Do Speech Therapy at Home

Speech Therapy at Home Overview

How to Do Speech Therapy at Home

How Long Should Your Speech Practice Sessions Last?

5 Quick Steps You Can Take To Get a Child Interested in Therapy

How to Make Speech Therapy More Fun (At home!)

How to Teach a Child Any New Skill By Fading Supports

How Does Speech Therapy at School Work?

Overview of IEP Plans

Parent Rights in the IEP Process

How to Teach Speech and Language Skills?

  • This e-book contains lesson plans and step-by-step instructions for teaching 39 different speech and language skills.  This e-book will make it easy for you to teach your child new speech and language skills.  It also helps you decide which skills to work on first:

Speech and Language Therapy Guide

  • This e-book will show you how to teach a child a new speech sound from start to finish:

All-In-One Articulation Program and Materials Kit

Starting Your Own Private Practice

How to Get Started Treating Private Clients (The Right Way)

Click a Topic to Learn More:

General Resources
Getting Started
Speech Sound Disorder
Expressive Language Delay
Receptive Language

Most-Helpful Articles:

  • How to Start an IEP Meeting the Right Way

How to Start an IEP Meeting the Right Way

By | February 8th, 2016|Categories: Autism, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, General Resources, Getting Started, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Speech Therapy Students and Assistants, Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

  • workingsmarter

Working Smarter to Help Children with Speech and Language Skills

By | January 11th, 2016|Categories: General Resources, Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast, Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

  • How To Prevent Burnout

9 Tips for Fighting Burnout for Speech-Language Pathologists

By | January 3rd, 2016|Categories: Daily Routines, Free Materials, General Resources, Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

  • Graphic_1024_SLK_1

11 Free Speech Therapy Materials from Speech and Language Kids

By | August 29th, 2015|Categories: Flashcards, Free Materials, Games, General Resources, Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast, Speech Therapy Students and Assistants, Time Savers for Speech Therapists|

  • SOTB1

SOTB1: Speech Therapy Motivators with Guest Luke Barber

By | August 18th, 2015|Categories: Behavior and Sensory Problems, General Resources, Improving Participation, Podcast, Speech Sound Disorders, Storm of the Brains Podcast, Therapy for Behavior Problems|

  • teach a child anything by fading supports

The Magic Formula to Teach a Child Any New Skill (By Fading Supports)

By | January 12th, 2015|Categories: Autism, General Resources, Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast|

  • how to make speech therapy more fun

How to Make Speech Therapy More Fun (At Home or in Therapy)

By | October 29th, 2014|Categories: General Resources, Getting Started, Improving Participation, Speech Sound Disorders|

  • 7 Easy Things You Can Do Today To Improve Speech and Language Skills

7 Easy Things You Can Do Today to Help Your Child’s Speech and Language Skills

By | July 14th, 2014|Categories: General Resources, Getting Started|

  • screen time and language development

Can Screen Time Cause Speech Delays?

By | May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Apps and Technology, Autism, Expressive Language Delay, Functional Communication and Nonverbal Children, General Resources, Late Talker, Therapy for Late Talkers|

Making Speech Therapy Fun

By | April 11th, 2014|Categories: General Resources, Improving Participation, Speech Sound Disorders|

  • 5 Quick Steps You Can Take Today to Get a Child Interested In Therapy

5 Quick Steps You Can Take Today To Get a Child Interested In Therapy

By | April 3rd, 2014|Categories: General Resources, Getting Started, Improving Participation, Speech Sound Disorders|

  • Speech and Language Kids Podcast

Stuttering Overview: Podcast 11

By | August 6th, 2013|Categories: Fluency/Stuttering, General Resources, Getting Started, Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast|

  • Ms. Carrie's Popsicle Stick Game for Speech and Language Activities

Popsicle Stick Speech and Language Games!

By | June 17th, 2013|Categories: Following Directions, General Resources, Improving Participation, Memory and Cognition, Questions, Questions Games and Materials, Receptive Language, Speech Sound Disorders, Word Retrieval|

  • Speech and Language Kids Podcast

A Parent’s Guide to AAC for Children

By | April 4th, 2013|Categories: AAC Instruction, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), General Resources, Getting Started, Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast|

  • Speech and Language Kids Podcast

What Is An IEP Plan? Podcast #4

By | March 14th, 2013|Categories: General Resources, Getting Started, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Podcast, Speech and Language Kids Podcast|