Tag Archives: 23 June 2017

Trunk Control Measurement Scale for Children

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] The Trunk Control Measurement Scale is a clinical tool to measure trunk control in children with cerebral palsy.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology recently published research examining the reliability of the Trunk Control Measurement Scale (TCMS) with … Continue reading

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Speechie Freebie! Rate of Speech Visual

[Source:  Teach Speech 365 via Speechie Freebies] This month, my freebie is a simple rate of speech visual. I have at least one student whose rate can increase, making it difficult to understand her. So I created this visual. Slide … Continue reading

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Seasonal Craft: Washi Tape Starfish

[Source:  No Time for Flashcards] This is the perfect low mess summer craft, especially if a trip to the beach or local aquarium is on your to-do list. I like it because there is no threat of a huge glue … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Put the Fun Into Executive-Function Skills Practice This Summer

[Source: ASHA] Executive functioning—as related to schools—includes all self-management skills students need to succeed in a classroom. More specifically, it involves the ability to make goals, plan steps required to achieve those goals, and then execute the plans. For example, … Continue reading

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Parents Awarded $900K After Hidden Cameras Capture Student Restraint

[Source: Education Week] Arbitrators have awarded $900,000 to a family that sued the Clark County, Nev., district after their son was restrained repeatedly during the 2011-12 school year‐some of which was caught on videocameras that had been hidden in the … Continue reading

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