Monthly Archive
January 1, 2008
Batten Disease Support and Research Association – The Batten Disease Support and Research Association (BDSRA) is the largest support and research organization in North America for families that have children with the disease. We currently serve over 1,200 families in the United States,…...
January 1, 2008
[Source NPR.org] In many ways, Mark Heim is a typical senior at Colorado State University. He has the kind of smart humor you’d expect from someone who excels in computer science, engineering and math; his T-shirt reads, “Department of Redundancy Department.” But…...
January 1, 2008
In this elegant approach to the often-elusive subject of sensory integration, Carol Kranowitz, M.A. (author of the best selling book The Out-of-Sync Child), and expert occupational therapists Stacey Szklut, MS, OTR/L and Dr. Lynn Blazer-Martin, Ph.D, OTR, plus other leading experts have…...
January 1, 2008
By: Neurological and Physical Abilitation Center (NAPA) Reprinted with the express permission of Lynette LaScala of NAPA Center. Background and Purpose: Intensive therapy (IT) programs for children with neurological disorders have changed pediatric rehabilitation; although, currently there is no conclusive evidence in support of…...
January 1, 2008
By: Caroline Bowen Caroline Bowen PhD provides speech-language pathology information and resources for consumers, professionals and students. We thank Dr. Bowen for explicitly allowing us to link to her articles.They are all found on her Website Dr. Bowen outlines the various stages for learning,understanding,…...
January 1, 2008
Angelman Syndrome Foundation, The Angelman Syndrome Foundation is a national 501©(3) organization of families, caregivers and medical professionals who care about those with Angelman Syndrome. Our mission is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman Syndrome through education and information, research,…...
January 1, 2008
by Michelle Garcia Winner Students with social cognitive learning deficits face enormous challenges not only in their day-to-day relations with the world around them, but also in the fact that few professionals, educational or medical, understand the core of these student’s deficits.…...
Therapy Information Lokomat® Training for Infantile Cerebral Palsy Infantile cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage that is present from birth. As a result of this damage, the patient finds it difficult to coordinate certain movement sequences, or may not be able…...
January 1, 2008
Therapy ideas for SLPs who travel to client’s homes, daycare, and schools The traveling SLP has many challenges when providing therapy outside of her office. How many therapy materials can possibly fit in a therapy bag? At the Center for Hearing &…...
By: Schick, B. , de Villiers, J. , de Villiers, P. & Hoffmeister, B. (2002, December 03). The ASHA Leader. What does it mean to say that a child has a Theory of Mind? As young children mature, they develop an understanding of…...