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Due to changes at the workplace, which are mainly fiscally driven, my current work position is expanding and I will no longer treat children solely in the preschool. Now, some of my days will be split as I will be back on the road in homecare therapy for a few hours a week. It's been more than 3 years now since I left homecare and the birth to ...
Over the years I have blogged several times about the differences between ''pushing'' in vs. ''pulling'' out when seeing children in an educational setting. In the past I was often VERY encouraged to see all (or definitely most) of the children on my caseload within their classroom setting, also known as ''push in'' therapy.
As I have also ...
Prepositions can be somewhat tricky for some of our clients and students to master. Most of the time but not always, working on prepositions involves some type of 'drill' activity that is utterly boring for the child as well as the therapist. Below are 5 apps that focus on learning and comprehending prepositions. Most of these apps ...
Welcome to the first post of what I hope will be an ever useful blog resource for those of you incorporating the iPad and technology into your therapy sessions. First a little bit about me, I have been working for non-profit school for special needs and outpatient clinic for the last five years and before that I worked in the schools. I have been ...
Sitting down to write today's post, that old familiar favorite holiday tune by Andy Williams, ''It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,'' popped into my head! Only right now for me, quite the opposite is true. Instead of sugarplums, I have IEP goals and progress monitoring dancing in my head! For now is the most demanding time of the year in the ...
Just as I am a member of the American Speech Language and
Hearing Association (ASHA), I am also a member of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA). PSHA has proven to be a wonderful resource
for me over the past few years.
A few weeks ago, PSHA sent out the final results
of a recent survey they conducted asking ...
With cold and flu season in full force, I thought it would
be beneficial to share some tips on cleaning your iPad screen to keep it germ-free.
Apple recommends wiping the screen with a damp, lint-free cloth. (Click here to
recommendations.) While this may protect your screen from being permanently smudged or damaged, it ...
Today I want to share one of my favorite apps to use with
preschoolers who have receptive and/or expressive language delays. It's called
''Monkey Preschool Lunchbox,'' and is a mere $0.99 to download onto your device.
Below I have listed the overall layout of the app in bullet
points. The concepts that the app addresses are in ...
Core words are a relatively small amount of frequently occurring
words that are found in every language and make up about 85 percent of the
vocabulary used. Core words are powerful and are the basis for communication. They
are found in speaking, reading and writing and are mostly comprised of
pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives and ...
Working with young children with verbal apraxia in a
preschool classroom poses many challenges. However, as we all know, there are
also numerous opportunities for creative problem solving, especially with various
technology and software programs at our fingertips. Today I would like to share
a technique that has proven to be quite ...