Author Archives: Heidi

Two New Studies Shed Light on Stuttering Treatment and Possible Link to Neurological Deficit

[Source:  Medical Xpress] Stuttering—a speech disorder in which sounds, syllables or words are repeated or prolonged—affects more than 70 million people worldwide. That’s 1 percent of the global population. Four times as many men as women are afflicted with the … Continue reading

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AT Corner: Cool AT Tool, Programs Simplify and Read Aloud Text

[Source: Reading Rockets] by June Berhmann For some students, hearing passages aloud is enough for them to understand the content. For those learners, human and/or electronic readers keep them involved with learning across the curriculum. Sometimes those learners combine an … Continue reading

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OT/PT Corner: Simple Baby Play: Tissue Paper Kicking

[Source:  Mama OT] Today Occupational Therapist and owner of CanDo Kiddo, Rachel Coley, M.S., OTR/L, is here to share one of her many  creative  baby  play activities. She also has a pretty awesome, one-of-a-kind product she has created to equip new parents … Continue reading

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Growth Hormone Can Significantly Improve Social Skills in Autism

[Source:  Medical News Today] A growth hormone can significantly improve the social impairment associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in patients with a related genetic syndrome, according to a pilot study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: The Power of Perspective

by Debra L. Kerner M.S. CCC/SLP I had only been an SLP for a few years and still had the grandiose ideas about life and speech therapy. I just KNEW that in Suburbia, MY students were going to be fixed and … Continue reading

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