Category Archives: SLP

SLP Corner: Just Flip the Lip! The Upper Lip-tie and Feeding Challenges

[Source:  ASHAsphere] by Melanie Potock While many pediatric professionals are familiar with a tongue-tie, the illusive lip-tie hides in plain sight beneath the upper lip. Because I focus on feeding difficulties in children and an upper lip-tie can be a contributing factor … Continue reading

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25+ Dinosaur Themed Resources for Speech and Language Therapy

[Source: The Budget SLP] Dinosaurs is a theme in our early childhood special education curriculum and a colleague recently asked me for some speech and language therapy ideas. The dinosaur theme is one that students always enjoy and there are … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: The Case for Free-Range Parenting

[Source:  The New York Times] by Clemens Wergin On her first morning in America, last summer, my daughter went out to explore her new neighborhood — alone, without even telling my wife or me. Of course we were worried; we had … Continue reading

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Pediatric Clinical Lead – Oklahoma City, OK

Established Pediatric Clinic in the Oklahoma City area is growing and looking for an experienced SLP to join their team and lead the Speech-Language Pathology services.   Under a new name, they are providing “mission-based” therapy services…dedicated to serving the under-served … Continue reading

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Rett Syndrome Treatment May Lie in Targeting ‘Long Genes’

[Source: Medical News Today] A new study suggests targeting long genes could be a new treatment avenue for the devastating childhood disorder Rett Syndrome. The authors found that lack of the MeCP2 protein that is the hallmark of the disease … Continue reading

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