Davye Heine Speech & Language Pathologist Speech and Language Pathologist. Elementary Room 5. Phone: 6609473361 ext . . .
Follow Me to Better Language and Learning!
It has been a great year thus far in speech and language services! We have been working diligently on improving our speech and language skills. One particular skill being targeted by many students is following . . .
You Can't Keep a Good Book Down
One of my favorite learning tools for language development is a good book. As I have advanced in my career, it’s been difficult not to notice the shift in a child’s attention, engagement, and interaction with a . . .
Negating Negation…The Power of “No”, “Not”, and “Doesn’t”…
Negation in language development represents the contradiction, denial, absence of, or opposite of something. Negation is developing through (and beyond) age 5 and is a vital concept in growing language skills and . . .
Growing Your Heart
February is a month full of hearts, red and pink colors, and emotions. A great way to build language and learning with your child is by reading books incorporating emotions. The development of emotional vocabulary and concepts . . .
Keeping it Simple with Winter Fun in Speech and Language
I hope everyone enjoyed their break! Services have now begun, and I am enjoying the spirited holiday retellings. There are numerous ways to incorporate speech and language skills into holiday sharing, but first, let us distinguish between . . .
Books! The perfect Language-Learning Tool!
1. Children need to hear many words often The average child’s vocabulary when he starts school is roughly 5000 words. This means that between the ages of one and five, children learn (on average) . . .
Language Development, Raccoons, and Foxes. Oh my!
November is here, and the sun is shining! It has been a beautiful start to fall. In speech class, we are looking forward to learning festive vocabulary and learning more about forest creatures. Living in a rural area . . .
Take it all in this Fall!
We are off to a great start in speech and language services! I loved hearing about all the summers, ball games, and camping trips. Now that school has begun, and we are leisurely making our way into Fall Themes. One . . .
Ready for Another BEE-utiful Year!
I am excited to start another year at PCR-I Schools! My family and I enjoyed our summer. I hope your family did too! My family stayed busy with swim team, practicing every morning and going to meets in various towns. We . . .
National Speech-language Pathologist Day!
Help us celebrate Mrs. Davye Heine and Mrs. Kellyn Robinson! Drop some thank you's in the comments for this fabulous duo of Speech-language pathologists. These ladies help our students with their . . .
Spring into Learning!
We are happy to see the warmer temperatures at school, and we are learning all about Spring! In Spring, animals, bugs, and flowers are growing up all around us. This is a great time to learn about “serration” ( . . .
Cozy up with describing!
Winter is still in swing, and we are having lots of fun with sentence structures (syntax) and describing skills. Children learn to make sentence structures by listening, imitating, and reading sentences in stories, games, and . . .
Baking Up Some Fun with Sequencing and Comparison!
I hope everyone enjoyed some fun during our snow days. I spent ours baking up some fun with my own children to share with all of your kiddos. This month I did gingerbread cookie activities during most Speech and . . .
Have Some Winter Conversation Fun!
Greetings from Speech Therapy! I hope your child and family enjoyed Winter Break! Winter is a wonderful time to retell holiday stories and discuss part/whole relationships when building snowmen and following recipes. . . .
Thankful and Giving
Hoping you and your family enjoyed the recent holiday! This past month was a great time to reflect and discuss events, people, and things for which we are thankful. As an adult, reflection during this time of year comes . . .
Come Back Monster! Let's Make a Story!
It’s a great time to talk about describing and story-telling ! This activity was sent home with students with a small, colorful, springing monster, a noun/object word card, and an . . .
Speech/Language Therapy is Off and Running!
The year is off to a great start! The kids have been coming to my room ready to learn. It has been great! As the year begins, I review my IEP Goal Data from last year and compare it to new data collected at the . . .
Be a Rainbow and Share About Your Day!
We are starting the year off great in speech/language therapy! Certainly counting our rainbows. J I have visited with several kids and families about their summers and upcoming year. So many fun . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . I will be sending materials . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
Davye Heine: Speech Therapy
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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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Excited to Start a New Year!
Welcome to Putnam County R-I, Mrs. Davye Heine!
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .