Tag Archives: 18 October 2013

SLP Corner: Promises from a Speech Pathologist

by Melanie Feller, M.A., CCC-SLP I will not say “use your words.” There are lots of ways to communicate. I will not tell you to have quiet hands, a quiet mouth, or a quiet body. Please feel free to move them … Continue reading

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New Artificial Leg Technology Comes Close to Achieving Natural Gait

[Source:  Michigan Tech News] Walking is tricky business, as any toddler knows. And while most artificial feet and limbs do a pretty good job restoring mobility to people who have lost a leg, they have a ways to go before … Continue reading

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Focus on Bilingualism: Language Screening and Assessment in Bilingual Children

By: Virginia Li, Ashley Springer CCC-SLP, and Danielle Dietz CCC-SLP – Pathways.org Approximately 1 in 5 school-age children in the United States speak a language other than English at home, up from 1 in 7 two decades ago [1]. As … Continue reading

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Fine Motor / Sensory Idea of the Week: Candy Corn on the Cob

I saw this photo on a friend’s FB page with a caption that said the cob/core is a banana. I googled it and found the original post on Instructables.com.  The core is actually chilled sugar cookie dough. (There are egg … Continue reading

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PediaStaff Therapist Placement of the Week: In Beautiful Minnesota

Congratulations to Megan T., on her SLP-CFY position at one of PediaStaff’s public school-based clients in the Land Of Lakes – Minnesota! Megan will be working with “speech only” students as well as with children with multiple disabilities in an … Continue reading

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