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Over the last two weeks we have been discussing the specific use of iPads
with preschoolers and many of you have written in with wonderful ideas,
suggestions and your own personal preferences for various apps
for children ages 3-5. Thank you!
week's post, I shared the entire process that we follow in our county when obtaining
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 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.
The iPad has
become a significant part of daily therapy use for many SLPs. Recently, I had
the opportunity to interview Jordan Sadler who owns Communication Therapy P.C.,
located in Chicago, Illinois. Jordan has agreed to answer questions regarding
the use of the iPad in her private practice.
Angela: Please describe the setting and ...
I bought my
iPad when they first came out over 2 years ago and have used it everyday since then with my students.
Should YOU buy an iPad?
The best way
for me to answer this question is to explain the three major benefits I have
found so far using the iPad with my students.
The majority of my ...
LOVE french fries. Even moms of picky eaters will confess that their little
one(s) will eat french fries and they allow it (and may even encourage it) because,
''At least they are eating!''
Here is my
theory on why french fries and picky eaters get along so well:
French fries are small and easy
to hold - perfect for little ...
As SLPs, we can help support literacy development with our
students who are AAC users. Here are a few tips that you can use in your
everyday practice to help with this process:
Importance of Research Based Literacy Programs:
Learning to read is a complex process and can be a frustrating one for
individuals with Complex Communication ...
Today is the
follow-up from last week's interview with licensed clinical psychologist, Alexandra
Ranieri-Deniken, PsyD, of
the Behavioral & Developmental Services Department at Special People In Northeast (SPIN), Inc,
Below are some of
the follow-up questions I sent to Dr. Ranieri-Deniken, along with ...