Top 5 Gifts with Tips for Speech Therapy

Our Department Head and Speech Language Pathologist has some great ideas on gifts for children in Speech Therapy that kids will love!

5. Cooking Set

Cooking set facilitate functional pretend play and work on temperatures (hot, cold), action (blow, cook, stir, pour, turn)

4. Feeding Set

Feeding and baby changing set can be used to facilitate functional pretend play with stuffed animals, following directions, and labeling everyday items

3. Animal Blocks

Animal blocks can target early develop animal sounds, prepositions (on top, under), and actions (go, fall, crash)

2. Board Books

Board books, like Chicka Chicka Boom Boom to read together. Works on beginning letter recognition, actions of up and down the tree, and facilitating the vocal play with late talkers (up-up-up, dow-dow-dow)

1. Bubbles

Bubbles can work on directions (up, down), size (big, small), actions (blow, go, pop, wipe, catch, poke). It is a great way to introduce babbling and vocal play with late talkers (up-up-up, dow-dow-dow)

Eyas Landing is a therapy clinic with a mission to provide evidence-based and family-centered therapy services for children, adolescents, and their families. The primary goal is to deliver relationship-based interventions within the most natural environments and to empower families to reach their full potential. To achieve this goal, our highly educated, compassionate staff dedicates time and expertise to create experiences that maximize therapeutic outcomes. The strength, determination, and perseverance of our clients are evident as they succeed in therapy, and ultimately in their daily lives.

Eyas Landing offers a wide range of comprehensive services including Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, ABA Therapy, Social Work, Family Therapy, and Neuropsych testing. Services are provided throughout the Chicagoland area via Telehealth, In-Home, and in our state of the art clinic.

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