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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 ...
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 ...
In my last blog, I shared three important tips that
every parent, educator and SLP should know regarding AAC. This blog will focus on implementation
strategies to help with the AAC learning process. Individuals who communicate with AAC begin as novices, and when
provided with the proper support, instruction, encouragement, and practice, they ...
This month I have been doing a lot of traveling and presenting on AAC and AT. During the process of preparing for these presentations, I was reminded of these important areas related to AAC. Here are three important things that every parent, SLP and educator that lives and works with individuals who have complex communication needs (CCN) ...
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 ...