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Vocabulary in the Pool

July 30, 2015 by communicate Learning language in a natural environment is extremely important.  Swimming is a great way to work with your little ones vocabulary skills.  While swimming you can name body parts, colors on the pool toys and verbs such as swim, splash, jump, go.  With all the fun your child is having

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How Was Your Day?

September 3, 2015 by communicate School is now in session and your child is spending a large portion of their day away from home.  It can feel like pulling teeth to have your child talk about their day.  Below is a great resource that provides questions you can use to help your child talk about

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The Sorting Machine

September 10, 2015 by communicate The Sorting Machine is a free app for children 4 and older to focus on sequencing skills.  Learning the concepts such as more/less, heavier/lighter, longest/shortest is fun with bright pictures and graphics. This app will allow your child to focus on sequencing, number skills, alphabet skills and basic math concepts.

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Pumpkin patches are now open!

October 5, 2015 by communicate October is one of my favorite months to focus on describing skills and a great place to work on those skills is at a pumpkin patch.  The Berry Ranch in Nampa is now open!  At the pumpkin patch you can focus on the descriptive words such as bumpy, smooth, rough,

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It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas….

Let it snow…..

The snow is falling and the kids are out of school. It is time to find some activities to keep your children busy during this holiday break.  A great activity is the foam activity kits that can be found at any craft store in the Nampa area. My favorites are the gingerbread men and snowmen

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from Communicate Therapy Services to you and your family!

We all process information differently

I have always said I would love to look inside someone’s brain to help understand what they are thinking.  Most children I work with struggle to express their feels and explain the reason for their actions.  With language therapy their skills improve, but I would still love to be inside their brain to see how

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Singing helps develop language skills

Does everyone remember all the songs we sang as little kids that allowed us to jump around the house and move our body and hands in different motions.  Without realizing it, we were developing our language skills.  Finger plays  and songs are a fun way to help a child improve their language skills.  Some of

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Kids Expo in Nampa

Come visit the Communicate Therapy Services booth at Canyon County Kids Expo tomorrow from 10 to 6.   Use entrance 5 at the Ford Idaho Center.  Hope to see you there!