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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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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Tracking Recovery of Children with Traumatic Brain Injury

All material Copyright © 2010 Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc. This article is reprinted with the express permission of Lash & Associates. By: Marilyn Lash, M.S.W. How does the child’s brain recover after a brain injury? “Traumatic brain injury in … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome and Language Acquisition

By: Kimberley Powell Children with Down syndrome can face many challenges, health problems, hearing impairments and learning disabilities, including those affecting language development. Most children begin learning language skills, such as grammar and speaking, at rapid rates early in their … Continue reading

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Focus on Multiculturalism: DELV – A Tool for Assessing the Speech of Children who Speak African American English (AAE) Dialect

By:Scott Prath, M.A., CCC-SLP, Vice President of Bilinguistics, Keith Lebel, M.A., CCC-SLP, Bilinguistics, Marie Wirka, M.S., CCC-SLP, Bilinguistics We frequently have questions about assessment of children who speak African American English dialect. The over-representation of minority populations has been a frequent topic … Continue reading

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Parent’s Corner: What Our Occupational Therapists Have Done Right: A Parent’s Perspective

By: Andrea S. (last name omitted to protect her family’s privacy) Our son was diagnosed at the age of two with PDD-NOS, and later with Asperger’s Syndrome. At about two and a half, he started school with a special educator, … Continue reading

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