Category Archives: SLP

SLP Corner: Put the Fun Into Executive-Function Skills Practice This Summer

[Source: ASHA] Executive functioning—as related to schools—includes all self-management skills students need to succeed in a classroom. More specifically, it involves the ability to make goals, plan steps required to achieve those goals, and then execute the plans. For example, … Continue reading

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Recycled Craft: Hot Air Balloon

[Source:  Woo Junior] With a name like Dorothy, you can bet our kid is into crafts that have anything to do with The Wizard of Oz.  So, I wasn’t too surprised when Dot was gung-ho to try this hot air balloon … Continue reading

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Mapping How Words Leap from Brain to Tongue

[Source: Science Daily] When you look at a picture of a mug, the neurons that store your memory of what a mug is begin firing. But it’s not a pinpoint process; a host of neurons that code for related ideas … Continue reading

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Treating Autism by Targeting the Gut

[Source: Science Daily] Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that this might reduce the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Until now, caregivers have relied on rehabilitation, … Continue reading

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Water Park For Those With Special Needs Set To Open

[Source: Disability Scoop] Just in time for summer, a first-of-its-kind splash park designed from the ground up to accommodate people with various special needs will make its debut. Morgan’s Inspiration Island will open Saturday in San Antonio. The $17 million … Continue reading

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