Category Archives: Suitable Toys and Activities for Therapy

Can you tell me what toys or pieces of equipment you commonly use with the children and how you use them.

Books, puzzles, memory games, felt/magnetic picture boards and so on can make it easier to structure conversations, so may be especially useful in the beginning stages of therapy. Lego/Duplo, trains, play dough, blocks, cars, dolls etc. can be useful when working towards more unstructured conversations in the clinic.

However, many activities can be manipulated in terms of structure. For example a book or a puzzle can be used for structured or unstructured canadian healthcare online pharmacy reviews conversations. The difference is how the speech-language pathologist guides the conversation (the language used, types of comments and questions made) and how much freedom the child is given in the activity.
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