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Davye Heine Speech & Language Pathologist Speech and Language Pathologist. Elementary Room 5.       Phone: 6609473361 ext . . .

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Let's get Talking and Thinking!!!

Let’s talk about Naming .  This week’s picture is a naming activity.  This, in itself, is a great tool for preschool and kindergarten ages. When answering, encourage younger children to name multiple words.  A . . .

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Dance it Out!

This week I thought I would share a fun video incorporating language development.  Dr. Seuss’s “Fox in Sox” is an engaging rhyming story.  This video about the book has a pulsating and driving  rhythm behind . . .

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Jump into Language and Describe!

I hope this message finds your family healthy and well!  All speech parents should have received  a message or two from me via email.  If not, please email me at dheine@putnamcountyr1.net .  I will be sending materials . . .

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Speech and Language Website Fun!

Time to learn more about speech and language.  While staying at home, there are many websites you can visit to work on speech and language skills.  The following websites are for developing your child’s language . . .

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Speech and Language Therapy Fun From Home!

Hope this message finds everyone doing well at home. There are so many activities you can do from home for speech and language therapy. The joy of our job is helping children to talk, saying sounds, saying words, answering . . .

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We Love Comparing!

I am excited to experience some warmer temperatures!  We have been busy at school developing our speech and language skills.  I enjoy working in themes, so in February we used Valentine’s Day for inspiration.  Young . . .

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Cooking Up Language

The cold weather has made for some cozy days at home.  Warm cookies and soup makes a cold day much better.  Baking or cooking with your children creates some great learning opportunities.  Children learn about math by . . .

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Great Conversations!

It is great to be back at school enjoying the kids’ holiday break stories with so many happy and excited kids!  When students are telling me about events, I listen for many things.  I listen for the sequence of events, . . .

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Davye Heine: Speech Therapy

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! This month is a great month to be asking questions, describing, and having a conversation.  During the holidays, there are plenty of special events (programs, trees, shopping) to get kids excited about talking. . . .

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FALL, Phonics, and Fun!

Fall is a beautiful time of year.  We have been exploring with pumpkins and leaves this fall.  We described both pumpkins and leaves (shapes, sizes, parts, colors) and what we see them do.  We even practiced making a . . .

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Time for Fall

The year is starting off great, and I am really enjoying getting to know all the kids.  This fall, I began the semester with the topic of apples.  Apples are great for learning.  You can sequence how an apple becomes an . . .

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Excited to Start the Year!

Hello! My name is Davye Heine, and I am excited to start my first year at Putnam County R1 Schools. I am originally from Memphis, MO, so I am familiar with the area.  I live in Memphis with my husband, Travis, and two children, Finley . . .

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Excited to Start a New Year!

Welcome to Putnam County R-I, Mrs. Davye Heine!  

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Run, Jump, Throw! North Area Special Olympics Results

The North Area Special Olympics Track and Field Competition was held Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.  Putnam County was represented by six athletes who each brought home three medals . . .

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Spring Into Fun: Be Ready Event

Spring Into Fun: Be Ready Event has been rescheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Middle School Commons. This event is for children ages 3-6. (Only if not enrolled in Kindergarten already)   Bring . . .

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Special Olympics Practice to Begin

Run, Jump, Throw!

It is time to begin to prepare for Special Olympics!  This year we will be participating in Track & Field competitions on April 27, 2019 in Kirksville, MO at the Truman State University campus.  We do not yet have times for . . .

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When Can My Child Begin Receiving Speech & Language Services?

Hey parents! Did you know that children can begin receiving speech and language services through the school as young as 3 years of age? Of course those children must meet the eligibility requirements set by the state, as do older students. . . .

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Be Mine?

Valentine Speech Ideas

I once had a student who, during an activity with a picture of a child holding a big heart valentine that said “Be Mine”, struggled a great deal with what that meant. He just kept saying “Be My what?” After a great . . .

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Cabin Fever?

Tips for Keeping Your Kids busy and Practicing their Speech and Language Inside

This winter has kept us on our toes as far as weather goes.  If it is cold for several days, our kids stay inside and get cabin fever.  Here are some activities they can do to keep them busy and work on their speech and . . .

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All I Want For Christmas Is...

Worthwhile Speech and Language Activities for the Christmas Season

“All I want for Christmas is…” If you haven’t heard this statement yet, just wait. Thanksgiving is over and we are heading into the full swing of the Christmas season. I am sure your children are being bombarded on TV . . .

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Falling For Speech and Language

Great Seasonal Activities for Improving and Enriching Speech and Language Skills

It was great getting to talk with several of my students’ parents, grandparents, and guardians at parent-teacher conferences. Always know that you can call or stop in with any questions or concerns at any time. What a wonderful Fall we . . .

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Scientific Trunk or Treat

Science + Trunk or Treat  = Fun! Be Ready! The staff of Putnam County R-1 Schools invites you to an evening of fun and learning. Scientific Trunk or Treat will focus on time for fun, . . .

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Screenings Are Done And Speech Has Begun

  Ms. Wickert and I have completed our speech, language, and hearing screenings for the elementary and sent home permission forms for speech intervention services for anyone we felt needed to work on speech sounds.  If your . . .

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Is Johnny "Dutchy"? Is Jane not talking yet?

When Can My Child Begin Receiving Speech & Language Services?

Hey parents! Did you know that children can begin receiving speech and language services through the school as young as 3 years of age FREE OF CHARGE? Of course, those children must meet the eligibility requirements set by the state, as do . . .

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Annual Speech, Language, & Hearing Underway

Can they hear or are they just not listening to me? This is a common question in the minds of a lot of parents and caregivers. Rest assured, we are trying to help you answer that question. Speech, language, and hearing screenings are now . . .

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