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Welcome to Iowa Speechie. My name is Kelsey and I am a Speech Language Pathologist from Iowa. I have lived in Iowa for almost 20 years and attended the University of Iowa for both my undergraduate and graduate degree. Writing has always been a hobby of mine and creating a blog, well, that seemed like a good place to start. I decided to write what I know best… speech and language resources for parents, teachers and fellow speechies!

5 Tips for Surviving Your CF Year

One Recent Grads Advice for Adjusting from Graduate School to your Full Time Clinical Fellowship Position (aka what I wish someone said to me during my first year as a full time SLP) 1. Lean on Your Support System The learning curve I experienced transitioning from graduate school to full …

Speech Sound Board Games

Free Downloads: Speech Sound Board Games Choose the target sound (each file contains a game for initial, medial and final position) and download away. All you need is a dice or spinner and a few game pieces. These are great for therapy sessions and even better for motivating at-home practice. …

It May be time for a “Digital Diet”

Recommendations For Limiting Children’s Screen Time May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! Which means it’s the perfect time of year to spread awareness about communication! The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Healthy Communication & Popular Technology Initiative aims to safeguard healthy communication in a technology-driven world. Although there are many benefits …

“Bee” Mine Speech Practice

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I have been doing this fun little craft in my speech sessions! Materials: red, yellow, and black construction papergoogly eyesblack pipe cleanergluescissorsblack markerlittle speech sound cards Steps: 1.I printed off the heart template below on cardstock and cut them out.Then I traced four …