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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Could Bilingual Education Mold Kids’ Brains to Better Resist Distraction?

[Source: Mind Shift] For decades, psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents and teachers that learning a second language as a child was bad for brain development. But recent studies have found exactly the opposite. Researchers now believe … Continue reading

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Deaf Educator / SLI Corner: An Overview of K-12 Educational Interpreting

[Source:  Deaf Children.org] The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., (RID) Standard Practice Paper (SPP) provides a framework of basic, respectable standards for RID members’ professional work and conduct with consumers. This paper also provides specific information about the practice setting. … Continue reading

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Behavior Corner: Can ADHD Mask Sensory Processing Challenges?

[Source:  My Special Needs Network] On the NIMH website you will read that “ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Therapy Carryover in the Home: Issues and Barriers

by the Anonymous OT, OTR/L The copies run through the machine, one after another, using paper, toner, and a few spare moments I found before my first client. I’m printing out handwriting practice sheets as homework, but can’t help wondering… … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: How to Listen So That Your Toddler Can Talk

Editor’s Note:  Written for parents and guardians, this is a nice post worth sharing [Source:  Child Development Club] This is not the post I thought I was going to write. I set out to write about sneaky tricks to encourage … Continue reading

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