Category Archives: SLP

Book Review: A New Friend for Marmalade

[Source: Play on Words] This newest PAL Award winner for 2015, provides so many opportunities for language learning. A tale about friendship and acceptance,  the story teaches us that we can be friends with those who don’t necessarily do thinbgs the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Paper Bag Owl Puppet

GREAT craft for conversation in speech-language therapy  or social skills class for Valentine’s Day! [Source:  I Heart Crafty Things] Washi tape is one of my weaknesses. I think it must be the bright, cute patterns, but sometimes I just can’t … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Children and Lack of Reciprocity in Social Interactions

[Source:  My Aspergers Child] “Can you help me to understand what they mean when they say that children with Aspergers or high functioning autism appear to experience a ‘lack of reciprocity’ in social interactions?” This refers to a child who … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Grade Retention and Dyslexia – Why Kids Don’t Outgrow Dyslexia

[Source:  Lexercise] The first few years of schooling can be a time of uncertainty for parents of struggling readers. Parents wonder: is my child truly on-track?  Will he catch up? What is causing the trouble?  Is the teacher right that my … Continue reading

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Study Gives New Genetic Insight to Fragile X Syndrome

[Source: Medical News Today] Researchers have furthered their knowledge of fragile X syndrome – the most common known cause of inherited intellectual disability – thanks to a patient with a mutation in a specific gene exhibiting some of the disorder’s … Continue reading

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