Monthly Archive
January 17, 2012
We were contacted yesterday by grad students at Eastern Washington University  who are looking to learn more about the perspectives of caregivers who have children with autism.  Specifically, they want to know what parents think about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).   Please…...
I saw this wonderful photo around Facebook yesterday.   If you were off yesterday and didn’t get to do anything yet for MLK’s birthday this would make a great conversation starter or quickie writing prompt to start your lessons today.  I wish I…...
Our original pin of this resource was far and away the most repinned of all our pins last week!  The most repeated comment I saw by clinicians repinning it to their own boards was: “Where was this when I was in grad…...
 by Eric X. Raj, M.S. CCC-SLP reprinted with permission of the author as it appeared on the Speech Therapy Ideas blog on Pocket SLP.com It isn’t every day that you get to see a DOG playing BASKETBALL! Wow, I sure was impressed…...
January 16, 2012
Reprinted with express permission of the author as it appeared on the All4MyChild blog, October 31, 2011 by:  Jill Perry  MHA, M.S. OTR/L I am finding many of the kids with whom I work have a difficult time coming up with novel…...
This one is actually from a few weeks ago, but in the holiday groove we passed over it at the time to instead feature more seasonal pins for this ‘honor.’ This activity comes to us from the blog Creative with Kids, one…...
[Source:  Not Just Cute] In the muggy heat of the summer of 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the now famous “I Have a Dream” speech.  He spoke of his dream for a future where children of all races could walk together and ”not be judged by…...
by Sherry Artemenko, M.A., CCC-SLP I want to write a series of blogs on how to choose and use the best games, toys and books for children with special needs, since that is where my passion, experience and expertise in speech language…...
January 12, 2012
[Source:  Disability Scoop] The U.S. Supreme Court said this week that it will not consider a special education case that raised questions about whether or not school districts should be liable if they fail to identify a child’s special needs. The case…...
January 11, 2012
Mac is one of our “old timers” at PediaStaff and has been with the company since its inception. Before he joined PediaStaff, Mac owned his own healthcare staffing firm, Best Fit Recruiting, which he founded in 2002.  Prior to his career as…...