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not make New Year's resolutions, but I do set goals for myself, and one of them
is to perpetually look for new ways to treat patients that are fun and creative
On a recent commute to
work, I was excited to hear a story on NPR's Morning Edition: ''Singing
Again.'' I immediately thought ...
There is often no easy
answer to address swallowing deficits in the elderly. I am sometimes approached
by staff and families because a resident ''cannot swallow'' or ''is not eating/
drinking/ taking medications,'' but upon evaluation, I find no physical cause,
but rather a cognitive-based problem.
There are other patients
who do have ...
I wanted to
share some of my favorite apps that I use for speech therapy. Please feel free
to comment and tell me your favorite apps so I can add them to my wish list for
My Play House by Shimon - This is an interactive play house
that I use to work on play skills, turn taking, linguistic concepts, ...
This blog is
based on the following presentation from the 2011 ASHA Convention:
Characteristics/Family Factors in Evidence-Based Practice for Autism
Perryman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Carolina University, Greenville, NC
I love to hug children
Hugs feel so good
I'd hug them every day
If only I should.
But hugs are for parents
Grandparents and such
Professionals should go with
High fives, knuckles and thumbs
Today, on Thanksgiving
Give your family your best
Squeeze them with hugs
Save high fives for the rest. ...
I am taking a brief departure from the soon-to-be-wrapped-up ''Book It''
series on using picture books in language interventions in order to report back
from ASHA Convention in San Diego.
I was super excited to attend this year's ''Divas + One Players'' Session:
Language Intervention in Science and Social Studies: A Panel Discussion. ...
Are you at
special little gifts for the first few SLPs who
introduce themselves to me in San Diego.
you have say, ''I read your
ADVANCE Autism Spectrum Blog.''
I have on an
exhibitor's badge representing AliMed, as they
publish my Tongue Tracks ...
last blog, I interviewed Dawn Hallett, iPad Coach at Warringa Park School in Melbourne, Australia. As
you will soon learn from Dawn's experience, it takes a considerable amount of
planning, training, and support to ensure the successful use of this new
technology. Here is Part 2 of my interview ...
This fall at
the preschool where I practice, we have had an unusually high number of
children in need of full evaluations all for various reasons. For some, they
were simply due for their re-evaluations which happen every 2 years at this age
in our district. For others, we had decided as a team that several children
were in need of a ...
my last blog, I posted questions regarding the use of iPads in schools that
many SLPs have. I'm excited to interview
Dawn Hallett from Warringa Park School in Melbourne, Australia. Dawn has been kind
enough to share more about her role as an iPad coach and comment on many of the
questions that have been raised.