Author Archives: Heidi

SLP Corner: Teaching Classroom Routines at Home

It’s the procedures at school that often indicate early success—even more than the actual academic skills. Taking time to practice at home can go a long way in classroom success and your child’s confidence. While these skills are particularly important for our … Continue reading


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Pediatric, ATV-Related Head and Neck Injuries Remain High

[Source:  Science Daily] This summer, children and teens will be spending more time outside. For some, this will include riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Unfortunately, this activity comes with significant risks. A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for … Continue reading


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Special Ed Posed Unique Challenges In The Spring. Will It Get Easier In Fall?

[Source: Disability Scoop] When COVID-19 closed schools in spring, instruction went online for 14-year-old Lyra Cherry, as it did for students across the country. Unlike most students, though, Lyra — along with her twin sister Sophia — is on the … Continue reading


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GI Symptoms Often Tied to Behavioral Problems in Preschoolers

[Source: Psych Central] New research finds that common gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation and bloating are linked to troubled sleep, self-harm and physical complaints in preschool children. University of California – Davis investigators also said GI symptoms are much … Continue reading


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20-Year-Old NASCAR Driver with Autism Races to History

[Source:  Detroit Free Press] Armani Williams was around 7 years old when his parents talked to him about his autism diagnosis. The conversation changed his life. Determined not to be defined by the diagnosis, Williams embraced it. When his parents … Continue reading


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