Tag Archives: 21 April 2017

Sensory Corner: Sensory Room Video as Featured on Edutopia

[Source:  Edutopia] This video is part of our Schools That Work series. More information about this school, Hanover Elementary, will be published in late April 2017, along with our case study on Meriden Public Schools, in Meriden, CT. Watch this … Continue reading

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OT Corner: It’s All About That Base

[Source:  Dragonfly Kids OT] Our proprioceptive sense and heavy work! My daughter is a cheerleader and she is a base.  She is responsible with 4 other teammates to lift their flyer in the air.  That requires a lot of strength! … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: How I Improved My Cultural Competence as a New SLP

[Source:  The ASHA Leader Blog] I often experienced uncertainty and occasionally confusion during my first year practicing speech-language pathology. I worked in an urban area with a wide array of children, encompassing many different races, languages and cultures. I wondered about … Continue reading

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Study Suggests Phonics is the Best Way to Teach Reading

[Source:  Science Daily] There has been intense debate concerning how children should be taught to read. Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit tested whether learning to read by sounding out words … Continue reading

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Why We Do What We Do: Alternative Baseball, Inc.

Editor’s Note:  We just learned about Alternative Baseball Organization, Inc, a couple of weeks ago, when Taylor Duncan, the group’s founder (a young man on the autism spectrum himself), contacted me.   Please take a moment to realize that special … Continue reading

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