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Guest Post: Simple Activities to Help Your Child with Language Impairment

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If your child has been identified as having a language impairment, there are simple activities you can do at home that facilitate language development. These activities work in conjunction with your child’s formal therapy sessions and the activities he or she may participate in at school, either in the classroom or in an adjunct therapy […]

In Case You’ve Missed it – Multisensory stimulation: using edibles to enhance learning

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Last week one of my posts was a part of Speech Snacks Blogiversary . In case you missed it, read below some of my suggestions on how to creatively use edibles to enhance learning. There are times when we (speech-language pathologists) encounter certain barriers when working with language impaired children. These may include low motivation, inconsistent […]

App Review and Giveaway: Speech Therapy for Apraxia – Words

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A little while ago I reviewed “Speech Therapy for Apraxia” by Blue Whale Apps. You can Find this post HERE. I liked that app so much so I asked the developer to take a look at the next level of this app “Speech Therapy for Apraxia – Words”. Similarly to Speech Therapy for Apraxia, Speech Therapy for Apraxia-Words is designed […]

App Review and Giveaway: Speech Therapy for Apraxia – NACD Home Speech Therapist

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Recently I got the opportunity to take a look at the “Speech Therapy for Apraxia – NACD Home Speech Therapist” by Blue Whale Apps. According to the developer the app is applicable to • SLPs with individuals with apraxia (both children and adults) • Parents working with children with apraxia • Traditional articulation practice (drills) […]

To Speech Buddy or Not to Speech Buddy: That is the Question?

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A few weeks ago I received my new gleaming set of Speech Buddies for the purposes of review.  So today I’ll be describing my experiences using speech buddies in speech therapy with several clients. My client’s ages were 3.5, 4.5, 8, and 9. Prior to initiating the use of the speech buddies I have posed […]

In case you missed it: How to Successfully Address Client’s Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity in Therapy Sessions

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Last week I did a guest post for The Speech Bubble Blog. In case you missed it,  below are my recommendations on how to address aspects of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity in your therapy sessions. In recent years, with the ‘back to district trend’ sweeping our schools, more and more speech language pathologists find themselves […]

App Giveaway: Are you Sleeping?

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Today Thanks to the generosity of Lavelle Carlson of SpeechPathologyApps.com I am giving away multiple copies of their newest app “Are You Sleeping”. (more…)

Guest Post:Speech and Language Therapy for Preschool Students with Severe Special Needs

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Today I have the pleasure of bringing you a guest post by Carrie Manchester the author of popular speech pathology blog: Carrie’s Speech Corner.  Carrie’s guest post takes me back to my Clinical Fellowship Year, when I worked with children 3-21 years of age with severe disabilities.  Below, Carrie provides an overview of communication approaches with preschoolers […]

Book Review and Giveaway: My Toddler Talks

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 Today it is my pleasure to review a book written by a NJ based, fellow SLP, Kimberly Scanlon of Scanlon Speech Therapy LLC entitled “My Toddler Talks“. What it’s NOT! As Kimberly points out this book is definitely NOT a replacement for speech language therapy. If you are a parent and are concerned with your child’s speech […]

My new article was published in January 2012 issue of Adoption Today Magazine

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The article introduces the concept of multisensory stimulation and explains its benefits for internationally adopted children of all ages. It also provides suggestions for parents and professionals on how to implement multisensory strategies in a variety of educational activities in order to stimulate interest, increase task participation as well as facilitate concept retention.

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