Monthly Archive
January 1, 2008
[Source:  CNN] It used to be that the bully in the schoolyard taunted victims face to face. Today, attacks of name calling or being the target of rumors can come via e-mails and text messages, sometimes anonymously, from a teenage cyberbully sitting…...
January 1, 2008
[Source] Apraxia-Kids We thank Apraxia-Kids for allowing us to link to their very useful articles. By: Tracy Vail, CCC-SLP I think it’s really valuable when professionals and parents make a shift in their thinking, where the question changes from “Why won’t my child participate in therapy?”…...
January 1, 2008
By: Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP, and Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP Copyright ©2003 TalkTools® / Innovative Therapists International, Connections Between Tongue Placement and Dental Alignment Published in ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists September 8, 2003 • Vol. 13 • Issue 36 • Page 9 By…...
January 1, 2008
Robertson, S. (2009, April 14). The ASHA Leader. The more we learn about the relationships between written and oral language, the more obvious it becomes that speech-language pathologists can increase the impact of their services by providing intervention that supports skill development…...
January 1, 2008
[Source: Brainline.org] Used with permission from BrainLine.org, a WETA website. http://www.brainline.org. Children spend about six hours a day at school. Educating teachers about a child’s need after TBI is crucial. Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough and Brian King, BrainLine....
January 1, 2008
Ginette Dionne, Ph.D., Research Unit on Psychosocial Maladjustment in Children, School of Psychology, Laval University, QC, Canada Published online 12-01-09 in the Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network in their Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development Language is a complex behavior that develops…...
It’s called “selective mutism,” when a child, who may normally be boisterous at home, is scared to death to speak in ‘select’ social settings like school. It’s an often misdiagnosed childhood anxiety disorder that, if left untreated, can lead to bigger behavioral…...
January 1, 2008
[Source] Kids Health The brain is made up of soft tissue and it’s cushioned by blood and spinal fluid. When someone gets a blow to the head or hits something very hard, the brain suddenly shifts inside the skull and can knock against…...
Dorothy V. M. Bishop, D.Phil., Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford  Published online 03-26-07 in the Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network in their Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development Talking comes so naturally to most children that one seldom pauses to…...
By: Libby Kumin Libby Kumin is a Professor and Department Chair of the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Loyola College in Baltimore. This article by Libby Kumin is just one chapter of a comprehensive text on Down Syndrome: A Promising Future, Together, Edited by Terry…...