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The Ins and Outs of Early Intervention

Administering Tests to Toddlers
July 7, 2015 2:05 PM by jasna cowan
“Are you kidding?” I chuckled to myself at the thought of the title of this blog entry. In grad school, I actually thought that you evaluated a toddler's speech and language skills by breaking out a standardized testing tool and you administered the test Read More...
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The Gift of Communication
June 25, 2015 7:36 AM by jasna cowan
I am so grateful to have chosen the career that I have as a speech-language pathologist. At one point in my education, I remember being worried about choosing the right job. I did all of the prerequisites to become a nurse at first. At the last minute, Read More...
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An Extraordinary Young Man
April 28, 2015 10:06 AM by jasna cowan
Just when you think you are invincible the unimaginable happens. I am sad to my core. Today I got word that a beautiful young man that we have been working with has passed away. His life was cut short. This was all so unexpected and unimaginable. He was Read More...
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Remembering My Original Motivation
April 6, 2015 8:37 AM by jasna cowan
Children accessing speech therapy should never be about politics, budgets, and high caseloads. Speech therapy and other types of therapy should be available to all children that demonstrate the need. As I write about this, I reflect about my own past Read More...
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Self-Care for the Early Interventionist
March 25, 2015 8:44 AM by jasna cowan
As early interventionists, we are constantly on the go. Adhering to the natural environments policies, we are constantly traveling from home to day care and back. The following tips are things we need to consider that are specific to the job that we do. Read More...
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Your Child’s Biggest Fan
March 18, 2015 8:30 AM by jasna cowan
Somewhere along the line you have heard the word "autism." Tomorrow is the day someone will either confirm your deepest fears or at the very least tell you this might be going on with your child. I want you to remember this — no diagnosis or label will Read More...
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The Gift of Being an Anxious New Mom
March 5, 2015 10:08 AM by jasna cowan
I feel very fortunate to have battled my own bouts of anxiety and the baby blues with the birth of one of my own children. When I was suffering of this debilitating battle, I would wonder why? Why me? It's hard enough being a new mother of a baby that Read More...
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