Speech Therapy and Language Blog & Resources

Welcome to the Speech and Language Academy Resource and speech therapy Blog page. Here you will be able to learn about any new updates to our platform and access resources we have created for you.

Bilingual Speech Therapy
Barbara

Supporting Bilingual Students with Technology

Did you know that English is the language spoken in only 78% of houses in the United States? Source: Wikipedia.com This means that in 22% of households in the United States, a language other than English is spoken. Hispanics are the largest growing minority in the US.

Spanish-English dual language learners are the largest growing population of concern, with 33% of young elementary children speaking Spanish at home.

Meanwhile, according to the American Speech Hearing Association, there are only 10,208 certified bilingual service providers the United States.

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speech therapy webinars
Language Skills
Barbara

Language Empires Now Available on Speech and Language Academy

We are so excited to announce that we have fully ported all the eight activities from Language Empires into Speech and Language Academy with language games for speech therapy. As we move Smarty Ears apps into one centralized platform, you will get to experience the power of the most comprehensive resource for supporting speech, language, and communication skills. Language Empires, which continues to be an app on the App Store, was developed by two Speech-Language Pathologists and it utilizes the ancient civilizations theme to guide you and your students on learning specific language targets with various language games for speech

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games for speech therapy
News
Barbara

Describe it to me Now Available on Speech and Language Academy

NEWS AND UPDATES DESCRIBE IT TO ME NOW AVAILABLE ON SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ACADEMY We are very excited to announce that we have added one more activity to our collection of games for speech therapy. This week’s new activity is called Describe it to me.  Describe it To Me is a fun, multi-level game that is added to help improve the receptive and expressive language skills in children and adults. Designed by a certified speech-language pathologist, Describe it To Me employs a game show atmosphere to engage clients in their learning while incorporating a variety of questions designed to help

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Speech therapy apps collection
News
Barbara

Speech and Language Academy Launches to the Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2021 SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ACADEMY LAUNCHES TO THE PUBLIC Smarty Ears launches new interactive platform for speech and language practice DALLAS, TEXAS: Smarty Ears announced today that they have taken their passion for making special education solutions to a whole new level with the launch of their new web based application Speech and Language Academy.  Speech and Language Academy is a versatile library of fully interactive activities for Speech-Language Pathologists to use with students to support speech and language outcomes with the help of its speech therapy apps collection. It includes many activities and games

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