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Bubbles (Apraxia)

Concepts: Oral motor coordination, speech.
Our Suggestions: Blow bubbles, Have your child ask for “more”, “bubbles”, “more bubbles”, “mine”, “my turn” etc. If your child cannot say the entire word, accept an approximation such as “mo” for “more” or “ba” for “bubbles”. Have your child try and blow the bubbles.

Tiger Flashlight

Concepts: Oral motor coordination.
Our Suggestions: Have your child open mouth and say "ahhh". Allow your child to look in your mouth. Work on vocabulary such as tongue, teeth, lips, throat.
Baby Babble Video

Oral Motor
Whistle Set
$6.99

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Whistles (Apraxia)

Concepts: Oral motor coordination.
Our Suggestions: Have your child blow a variety of whistles. These will help with oral-motor control, strength and movement as well as increasing breath support for eating and speech.
Baby Babble Video
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Baby Babble Video™

Concepts: Sounds, words, oral motor coordination, imitation, play skills, simple sign language.
Our Suggestions: Sit with your child as you watch this video. Encourage your child to imitate the video. Take turns with your child repeating the sounds and words. Watch repeatedly so that your child can predict which sounds and words are coming next.

Water Flutes

Concepts: Oral motor coordination, blowing/respiration.
Our Suggestions: Have your child blow these flutes in the bathtub. These will help with oral-motor control, strength and movement as well as increasing breath support for eating and speech. They come with a fun songbook that is laminated so it can get wet. Now you can teach your child Twinkle Twinkle and the Itsy Bitsy Spider, too.

Time to Sing


Time To Sing Music CD
$16.49


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Time to Sing Music CD

Concepts: Music, phonation, verbalizations.
Our Suggestions: A great CD! The CD contains favorite songs played slowly so that children can sing along. Choose one simple word from each song and encourage your child to sing only that word each time it is heard throughout the song. Words that are repeated a lot are best. Gradually encourage your child to "add" more words.

Time to Sing 2


Time To Sing 2 Music CD
$16.49


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Time to Sing 2 Music CD

Concepts: Music, phonation, verbalizations.
Our Suggestions: A great CD! The CD contains favorite songs played slowly so that children can sing along. Choose one simple word from each song and encourage your child to sing only that word each time it is heard throughout the song. Words that are repeated a lot are best. Gradually encourage your child to "add" more words.

 
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Speech Practice Song CDs (Set of 3)
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Kids love these music CDs!




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