Category Archives: SLP

PediaStaff Job Search/Interview Tip: Be a Good Steward of Others’ Time

Here at PediaStaff, we set up a LOT of interviews.  An interview is your chance to impress a prospective employer with your skills and personality so you can hopefully land the job of your dreams. Make sure, however, that when … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: Teaching Children Patience with Summer Activities

Editor’s Note:  This article is directed at parents, but these activities would be excellent for therapy in a lesson on patience! [Source:  Stress Free Kids] Did you ever wish your children had more patience? Do you remember the days when … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Attention Behaviors {Other Strategies & Common Mistakes}

by Sasha Long, BCBA, M.A. Attention behaviors tend to be the most annoying, for me anyways. Whining, fighting, talking back, swearing, and yelling out can all be attention seeking behaviors. This past week we have gone in-depth on some key strategies … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Stuttering During the Preschool Years

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Mirla Raz for letting us know about her article on Advance [Source: Advance for Speech and Hearing] The formative preschool years, when a child’s speech and language skills progress by leaps and bounds, is also … Continue reading

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Preterm Children’s Brains Can Catch Up Years Later

[Source:  Science Daily] There’s some good news for parents of preterm babies — latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that by the time they become teenagers, the brains of many preterm children can perform almost as well as … Continue reading

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