Category Archives: SLP

Orange Pumpkin Book—Revised; Get Ready for Halloween!

[Source:  Chapel Hill Snippets] Back in 2012, I found an awesome Halloween book on Tarheel Reader, and after adding interactive icons, put it up on my blog.   It has been a huge hit, and when I was working in the schools, my students … Continue reading

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Resource of the Week: Hearing First

Pediastaff is pleased to share the announcement of a new program and website with a focus on teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk. Hearing First, an educational endeavor of the Oberkotter Foundation, launched … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Speech Intelligibility and Childhood Verbal Apraxia in Children with Down Syndrome

Editor’s Note:  We originally published this article with permission back in October of 2013.  We reprint it here for its enduring value to clinicians by Libby Kumin; Source: Down Syndrome Online Many children with Down syndrome have difficulty with speech … Continue reading

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Six Children’s Books on Diversity and Acceptance of Self and Others

[Source:  Friendship] Have a child, grandchild or student who is not coping well because he feels different from his friends and classmates? So often children feel they are “different” than their peers. Whether it is a perception or a … Continue reading

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Free Social Stories About Personal Space

[Source: And Next Comes L] Do your kids struggle with personal space? Yeah, mine too… Social stories are one way that we have been working on this particular skill with my son. We also use our space invaders social skills pack to … Continue reading

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