Tag Archives: 10 April 2015

Deaf Ed Corner: Deaf Interpreter, Sign Language Interpreter – What’s the Difference?

Lorrie Kosinski, Sign Language Interpreter, CI, CT, SC:L Lorrie Kosinski is a certified sign language interpreter who has served as the on-staff interpreter/ interpreter coordinator and Communication Specialist for Denver City/County agencies through the Denver Office of Disability Rights since … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Musings and Random Thoughts

by Mary Huston, MS, CCC-SLP I read a lot of different articles. Most are research based, peer-reviewed articles. Some are research based…sort of, but not peer reviewed…some are just interesting. I recently came across one regarding critical thinking…and it caused … Continue reading

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OT/PT Corner: Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

[Source:  NPR.org via Beyond Basic Play] Here’s a great article along with audio discussing a study about something new about how babies learn. As a physical therapist, we learn a lot about motor learning and how one acquires a new … Continue reading

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School Therapy Corner: MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

[Source:  School Library Journal] Walking through a vast network of medieval streets and houses, it’s easy to get lost. Luckily, I can fly. So I can see that up ahead, a team is building a castle with parapets and a … Continue reading

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Physical Activity, Executive Function and ADHD

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Research in Developmental Disabilities published research on 43 children with ADHD between 7-12 years old to determine if there are effects of different types of physical activity on executive functioning.  A 12 week training program included two … Continue reading

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