Tag Archives: 27 May 2011

Feeding Therapy Corner: Wait…For…It.. – The Power of Waiting

By: Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP As a speech language pathologist who specializes in feeding, one of the most important strategies that I teach to parents and caregivers is the power of waiting. Children need time to organize their thoughts and … Continue reading

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Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) in the News

[Source: NBC Digital Health Network/iVillage] Description: Flat Head Syndrome. Many parents lay infants on their backs to sleep in hopes of preventing SIDS. The unintended consequences was that it caused many babies’ heads to become misshapen. Watch this Video on … Continue reading

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A Look at Kinesio® Taping

By: Munira Adenwalla, Pediatric Occupational Therapist / Certified Kinesio® Taping Practitioner David Beckham, Serena Williams and Lance Armstrong all use Kinesio® Tape and so do the kids I treat. Kinesio Tape is an elastic, cotton, water-resistant tape developed by Dr. … Continue reading

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Simple Exercise Improves Lung Function In Children With Cystic Fibrosis

[Source: Medical News Today] A small Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of children and teens with cystic fibrosis (CF) shows that simple exercise, individually tailored to each patient’s preference and lifestyle, can help improve lung function and overall fitness. Frequent … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Speech-Language Pathology Intergalactic Rap

Special Thanks to our friends at CASPLA for telling us about this funny video. Enjoy! Master’s of Speech and Hearing Sciences ~ Medical SLP students from the University of Washington make some crazy speech-related beats to “Intergalactic.” Directed, edited, and … Continue reading

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