Tag Archives: SLP

Pediatric Therapy Corner: Impulse Control Strategies for Students

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Do you work with children who struggle with waiting, sharing or finishing tasks in a timely manner? Sometimes students have deficits in impulse control at school and at home. Educators, therapists and parents can teach impulse … Continue reading

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Busy Pictures Hinder Reading Ability in Children

[Source: Science Daily] A new study shows extraneous images draw attention from text, reducing comprehension in beginning readers. Reading is the gateway for learning, but one-third of elementary school students in the United States do not read at grade level. … Continue reading

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Orange Pumpkin Book—Revised; Get Ready for Halloween!

[Source:  Chapel Hill Snippets] Back in 2012, I found an awesome Halloween book on Tarheel Reader, and after adding interactive icons, put it up on my blog.   It has been a huge hit, and when I was working in the schools, my students … Continue reading

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Resource of the Week: Hearing First

Pediastaff is pleased to share the announcement of a new program and website with a focus on teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and talk. Hearing First, an educational endeavor of the Oberkotter Foundation, launched … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: Speech Intelligibility and Childhood Verbal Apraxia in Children with Down Syndrome

Editor’s Note:  We originally published this article with permission back in October of 2013.  We reprint it here for its enduring value to clinicians by Libby Kumin; Source: Down Syndrome Online Many children with Down syndrome have difficulty with speech … Continue reading

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