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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 ...
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.
Earlier this past week, one of the teachers I work with,
Jamie Zarmanian, shared with our preschool classes this fabulous recipe for
pumpkin spice Play-Doh. The entire classroom smelled like cinnamon cookies! The
texture was perfect - soft, but not sticky and children really seemed to enjoy
using a different type of Play-Doh to roll, ...
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 ...
This week I am taking a recipe hiatus and would like to
share some picky eater tips that I am currently using at my house!
For picky eaters, looking at a full plate of ''tuna surprise''
with a side of rice pudding and a cup of strawberry smoothie can be awfully
overwhelming. I know this is definitely true for my picky eating daughter. ...
going to work every day and doing the same simple task. For the sake of
illustration, lets say that task is sorting paper clips by size and color.
After spending forty-five tedious minutes on the job, you are finally done.
approaches, and says, ''Great job!'' Then
she dumps all the paper clips out onto the table and ...
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 ...