Monthly Archive
January 1, 2008
All material Copyright © of Apraxia-KidsSM, A program of The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association (CASANA) Reprinted with the express permission of CASANA as originally published on their website. A Response By: Edythe Strand, Ph.D. Dr. Strand is a consultant in the Department of Neurology,…...
January 1, 2008
[Source] Healing Thresholds Published Nov 5, 2009, last updated Dec 21, 2009 © 2010 Reprinted with the express permission of Healing Thresholds as originally published on their website. What is it? The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) approach teaches social, motor, and verbal behaviors…...
January 1, 2008
[Source] ASHA By: A Collaborative Project with ASHA and Other Organizations The challenge teaching in a nation of over 300 million people, 53 million students, and almost 100,000 elementary and secondary schools is to enhance each child’s unique abilities while working in a…...
Kirk, K. , Firszt, J. , Hood, L. & Holt, R. (2006, November 28) The ASHA Leader. Multichannel cochlear implants (CIs) were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1990 for use in children with profound hearing loss ages…...
January 1, 2008
Thiemann-Bourque, K. (2010, April 27). The ASHA Leader. Peer-mediated interventions can help narrow the widening social gap between students with ASD and their typically developing peers that begins in elementary school and can continue as they transition to middle school See the…...
January 1, 2008
Myth: People who stutter are not smart. Reality: There is no link whatsoever between stuttering and intelligence. Myth: Nervousness causes stuttering. Reality: Nervousness does not cause stuttering. Nor should we assume that people who stutter are prone to be nervous, fearful, anxious,…...
January 1, 2008
By: Robertson, Z. (2002, September 10). The ASHA Leader. I came in idealistic and full of confidence after completing four years of undergraduate and two years of graduate work in communication sciences and disorders. I felt ready for anything related to speech and…...
by: The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Though multiple sclerosis can be a challenging health condition both physically and psychologically, research has shown that a person’s level of physical fitness, psychological disposition and general quality of life can improve with regular…...
January 1, 2008
by: The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory disease that affects the central nervous system and causes gradual destruction of myelin (demyelination) and transection of neuron axons patches throughout the brain and spinal cord . Myelin,…...
Reprinted with the express permission of Selective Mutism Group (SMG) as originally published on their website. By: Written by Christine Stanley and Teresa Cardulla PLEASE NOTE: This article was written for parents rather than therapists. We include it here so that therapists might share it with the…...