Category Archives: SLP

Hot Job! Residential School-Based SLP – Aurora, IL

Image Credit: iStock Photo Full time Speech-Language Pathologist needed to work in residential day school in the vicinity of Aurora, IL * Experience working with children on the autism spectrum preferred * This opening is at a residential facility located … Continue reading

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Hearing test may identify autism risk

[Article and Image Source:  Medical X-Press] Researchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech. The findings, which were published in the journal Autism Research, could ultimately be used as … Continue reading

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AAC Corner: PrAACtically August: Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words

[Source:  PraAACtical AAC] The summer is flying by here in Florida and we’re starting to think about heading back to school. Teachers, therapists, and aides play a pivotal role in helping AAC learners develop skills with core vocabulary so that … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Embracing ‘Translanguaging’ Practices: A Tutorial for SLPs

[Article and Image Source:  Smart Speech] If you have been keeping up with new developments in the field of bilingualism then you’ve probably heard the term “translanguaging,” increasingly mentioned at bilingual conferences across the nation.  If you haven’t, ‘translanguaging’ … Continue reading

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Background Noise May Hinder Toddler’s Ability to Learn Words

[Article and Image Source:  Medical X-Press] The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information … Continue reading

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