Cutting Edge Vocab Research

New research, published in the journal Developmental Science. by a Florida State University...


Once Upon a Time Vocabulary

When you hear those four magical words, "Once upon a time...," you are transported into a story's...


Formulating Definitions

Definitions are tricky.  They need to be succinct, conveying the essence of the word or concept...


Storytelling (Narrrative) Practice

Storytelling is ultimately a creative act of pattern recognition. Through characters, plot...


Road Map for Conversational Skills

freedigitalphotos.net Last week I shared the importance of learning the "art" or "dance"...


Conversation Connections

Conversation skills are so important! Many children today have not had the opportunity to learn the...


Language Skills Can Impact Social Skills

When children (and adults!) have persistent difficulty making social connections, or find social...


Communication and Homework Tools Presentation

Deena Seifert, MS, CCC-SLP I enjoyed sharing my strategies and ideas with attendees to the...


Helping Struggling Writers

Helping Struggling Writers Good writing is clear thinking made visible. - Bill Wheeler   Deena...