Category Archives: SLP

How ‘Knowing Less’ Can Boost Language Development in Children

[Source: Science Daily] Children may learn new words better when they learn them in the context of other words they are just learning — according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers investigated how 18- to 24-month-olds … Continue reading

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Peds Tx Corner: Tips To Ease Holiday Travels w/Special Needs Children

By: Aviva Weiss MS, OTR/L Founder of Fun and Function This article originally appeared on the Fun and Function Website and is reprinted here with express permission of Aviva Weiss, the Author and the president and co-founder of Fun and Function LLC. NB: This … Continue reading

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The Ghouls Are Gone. It’s Time to Talk Turkey!

The last of your little ghouls are leaving your classrooms, but don’t despair, because more favorite holidays are around the corner! Let’s start talking turkey, and share with everyone your favorite ideas to incorporate a Thanksgiving theme into your speech-language, … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: What My Son’s Autism Diagnosis Taught Me as an SLP

[Source: ASHA Leader Blog] Communication sciences and disorders professionals are often planners and fixers. We like to prepare for everything, and we want to “fix” everyone’s communication disorders. We got into this field because we wanted to help people, after … Continue reading

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Where’s the Turkey Free Book Companion

[Source: Speech Therapy Tool Box] It’s time for a warm holiday gathering, and traditional family favorites are making their way to the Thanksgiving table. But where is the turkey? Find out in this richly illustrated picture book about a vegan … Continue reading

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