Category Archives: SLP

Cooking Classes May Positively Influence Kid’s Food-Related Preferences and Behaviors

[Source: Medical News Today] Given the rise in childhood obesity and known cultural shifts away from cooking, a review of cooking programs targeting elementary school children was conducted to understand program design and outcomes and to inform research gaps. This review assesses … Continue reading


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Parents Lead Effective Language Therapy for Kids with Autism

[Source:  Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry via Special Ed Post] by Mandy Oaklander Parents can learn how to give effective therapy to their children with autism, a new study in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry finds. Researchers at Stanford University looked at … Continue reading


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Changes in Speech Patterns Could Be Used to Monitor Mental Health

[Source:  Psych Central] New research may lead to a smartphone app that analyzes your speech to monitor your mental health. It’s based on research from the University of Maryland that shows that certain vocal features change as feelings of depression worsen. Researchers … Continue reading


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Hot Jobs! Early Childhood Education SLPs for Portland, OR!

PediaStaff is seeking a full time Speech-Language Pathologist for the bustling Greater Portland area. You will have the opportunity to work with children ages 3 to 5 in center based settings.  This job starts as soon as possible.  This is … Continue reading


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Early Intervention Speech Therapy Interview with CASANA’s Sharon Gretz

Interview With: Sharon Gretz, MEd, on Childhood Apraxia of Speech By: Stephanie Bruno Sharon Gretz is the founder and current executive director of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). She also is the parent of a … Continue reading


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