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  • Singing in the New Year

    I do 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 in nature. On a recent commute to work, I was excited to hear a story on NPR's Morning Edition: ''Singing Therapy Helps Stroke Victims Speak Again.'' I immediately thought ...
    Posted to Focus on Geriatric and Adult Services (Weblog) on January 5, 2012
  • Are You Bored Yet? Part 1

    Imagine 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. Your boss approaches, and says, ''Great job!''  Then she dumps all the paper clips out onto the table and ...
    Posted to Focus on Geriatric and Adult Services (Weblog) on August 25, 2011
  • Dealing with the Demands of the Job

    Juggling it all...WHILE keeping every ball in the air and not dropping one. THIS is the topic of today's blog post, which was inspired by one of the requests shared during February's SLP poll: ''How to write 'good' IEP goals and keep data on them. How to 'juggle' providing services to children according to their IEPs within a limited amount ...
    Posted to Early Intervention Speech Therapy (Weblog) on April 12, 2011
  • SLP Survey

    For today's post, I have chosen a list of questions and created a survey specifically designed for speech therapists working in early intervention. The survey looks at a variety of topics and issues which we face as therapists and my hope is that the results of this poll will be very beneficial to all of us as therapists and maybe even beyond as a ...
    Posted to Early Intervention Speech Therapy (Weblog) on February 1, 2011