Category Archives: SLP

Modeling the Cellular Basis of Memory

[Source:  Psych Central] Researchers at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains the cellular mechanisms responsible for retaining select memories a few hours after an event. This new paradigm enables a more complete picture of … Continue reading

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Biomarkers Enable Screening for Autism at 9 Months

[Source:  Psych Central] New research suggests measurement of two biomarkers can help physicians and diagnosticians identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) early in the developmental process. Detection of ASD is often a waiting game as a child is evaluated according to their accomplishments … Continue reading

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Another Seasonal Idea of the Week: Speech and Language Garden

[Source:  Bright Ideas SLP] This week I am working on a Speech & Language Garden… aka flowers on my bulletin board. It’s so easy and provides many data collection opportunities. Here’s how it’s done: You simply cut out circles for … Continue reading

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Seasonal Activity of the Week: Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Autism

Thanks to the people at Therapics for reaching out to us to share this free activity!   It is great way to teach prepositions whilst helping a child with language challenges participate in the Easter fun.     It would make a … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating: 11 Things Never to Say to Parents of a Child with Autism (and 11 Things You Should)

[Source:] We know they mean well. Or at least we hope they do. All of the family, friends, co-workers and even strangers who approach parents of children on the autism spectrum with words that really should never have left … Continue reading

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