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Speech, occupational, physical, and feeding therapy bookmarks from around the web

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Better Together

It is more productive to focus on addressing the effects of auditory weaknesses on school and home life than to expend energy debating whether poor performance on auditory skills tests reflects an ...

What Are Basic Concepts?

Basic concepts are the foundation of a child’s education. They are words that a child needs to understand in order to perform everyday tasks like following directions, participating in classroom ro...

Articulation Vs. Phonology; Van Riper Vs. Hodson?; What’s a Busy Therapist To Do?

Sure, you’ve heard it all in graduate school, but what IS the difference between an articulation disorder and a phonology disorder? I know you knew it "once upon a time," but what do you do when yo...

Scope of Practice Q&A: Gait Assessment For Falls Risk

Is gait assessment/training and the use of these tools within the occupational therapy scope of practice?

Treatment of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder: Bridging the Gap Between the Audiologist and the Speech-Language Pathologist

There is a history of debate and controversy about the assessment and intervention of children diagnosed with auditory processing disorder (APD). Professionals in communication sciences and disorde...

The Effect of Dose Frequency On Treatment Efficacy For Children With Speech Sound Disorders

Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are urged to make evidence-based treatment decisions, but it is challenging to determine the appropriate intervention intensity for children with speech sound di...

Modeling the Acquisition of Words With Multiple Meanings

Learning vocabulary is essential to successful communication. Complicating this task is the underappreciated fact that most common words are associated with multiple senses (are polysemous) (e.g., ...

What Are Executive Functions and Self-Regulation and What Do They Have to Do With Language-Learning Disorders?

In this article, executive functions and self regulation are defined and the reciprocal influence of these factors on the performance of students with language-learning disorders (LLD) is explored....

How to Target Multiple Meaning Words In Speech Therapy

In this week's podcast episode, Marisha reviews the evidence related to the assessment and treatment of multiple meaning words.

Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity On Anxiety

Exercise and cognitively based distraction techniques were shown to have equal effectiveness at reducing state anxiety, however, exercise was more effective in reducing trait anxiety (Petruzzello e...

Accent Modification

Everyone has an accent. People sometimes want to change the way they speak. Speech-language pathologists, or SLPs, can help.

All Words are Not Created Equal

Tips for selecting stimulus items for practice and testing.

Articulation and Phonology

It is important to know the difference between an articulation disorder and a phonological disorder. An articulation error is specific to a particular speech sound. A phonological disorder is a sim...

Articulation vs Phonological

Articulation is the process by which sounds, syllables, and words are formed when your tongue, jaw, teeth, lips, and palate alter the air stream coming from the vocal folds. When an individual cann...

Multilingual, Multicultural, Bilingual Resource Link For SLPs

Link includes ASHA resources and information related to evaluation and treatment of clients from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds. Link includes ASHA resources to: Accent Modi...

Assessing Children's Knowledge of Multiple Meaning Words

Knowledge of multiple meaning words is important for oral and written communication. This research concerned the assessment of such knowledge. Elementary school children with language-learning diff...

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

AAC is used by people who, some or all of the time, cannot rely on their speech.

Gait and Balance Training

The objective of Physical and Occupational Therapy is to restore lost or restricted range of motion, muscle strength, balance, muscle endurance and function that may be compromised due to surgery, ...

Bilateral Coordination Activities

These bilateral coordination activities are bilateral movement strategies to help kids demonstrate bimanual coordination skills.

Expressive Language (Using Words and Language)

Expressive language is the use of words, sentences, gestures and writing to convey meaning and messages to others. Expressive language skills include being able to label objects in the environment,...

Feeding Therapy (and Picky Eating)

There are many reasons why a child can have difficulty with feeding. At Sensory Kids we look at the whole picture, taking in your child’s unique needs and strengths and your family routines and pri...

Redefining Auditory Processing Disorder

Often, treatment for APD and receptive language and comprehension may be the same. Specific remediation doesn’t exist for the perceptual processing skills (such as dichotic listening) that are asse...

Understanding Intervention For (C)APD: As Easy As A-B-C

Poor (central) auditory processing may manifest behaviorally in a variety of ways, including deficient academic performance, impaired communication, and altered sense of self. A is for Activities,...

Teachers’ Opinions Regarding the Symptoms of Central Auditory Processing Disorder In Children With Reading and Writing Difficulties

The study reported on here aimed to investigate whether CAPD symptoms were underlying to reading and writing difficulty. It was detected that children with CAPD symptoms had a significant disadvant...

Physical Therapy and Exercise

Physical therapists are movement experts who can develop a safe individualized exercise plan for you, whether your goal is to manage your weight or combat the effects of conditions such as obesity and

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