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Effects of Parents' Mealtime Conversation Techniques For Preschool Children With Hearing Loss Who Use Listening and Spoken Language

Parents of preschoolers with hearing loss may benefit from specific coaching to elicit language and introduce new vocabulary during home routines. These techniques may help develop their children's...

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Mental/Behavior Health and Well-Being

Interventions that can be implemented in a school system including the development of a supportive environment. Citation: American Occupational Therapy Association, 2020

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Communication/Interaction Development At Mealtimes For the Multiply Handicapped Child: Implications For Use of Augmentative Communication Systems

The mealtime setting can be creatively used by the speech-language pathologist to increase the positive interactions between the child and caregiver and to establish the basic prerequisites for the...

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The Contribution of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours to the Growth and Development of Children and Adolescents

Positive effects that physical activity has on a child's health. This articles shows the positive development and growth across the lifespan for children.

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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., ...

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Segmentation and Representation of Consonant Blends In Kindergarten Children’s Spellings

During the period of emergence, the properties of phonemes that comprise consonant blends influence children’s ability to segment and represent blends. This finding has implications for how phonemi...

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Learning Through Play

AOTA Tip sheet about the occupation of play. Sensory rich play, manipulative play, imaginative and pretend play, and the just right challenge

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A Little PEP Goes a Long Way In the Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders

Feeding disorder in young children is a growing concern, particularly feeding challenges with sensory and/or behavioral underpinning. These feeding disorders are characterized by food refusal, anxi...

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Joint Guidelines For Therapy Co-Treatment Under Medicare

Co-treatment may be appropriate when practitioners from different professional disciplines can effectively address their treatment goals while the patient is engaged in a single therapy session. Fo...

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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...

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Effectiveness of Outpatient Pediatric Feeding Interventions On Increasing Variety of Foods Consumed and Adaptive Mealtime Behaviors

Results indicate that feeding therapy interventions performed in an outpatient setting result in an increase in the number of foods eaten on a regular basis. When children increase their number of ...

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Reading: A Review of the Current Research On Vocabulary Instruction

This review of current vocabulary research confirms the benefits of explicit teaching over implicit teaching in promoting vocabulary development. Results from this review suggest that effective an...

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Psychoeducation For Caregivers of People With Chronic Conditions: Systematic Review of Related Literature From 1995–2018

Effectiveness of interventions for caregivers of adults with chronic conditions. Adequate caregiver training to promote maintenance of the caregiver's role. Interventions focused on individualized ...

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Interventions Within the Scope of Occupational Therapy to Improve Children’s Academic Participation: A Systematic Review

Effectiveness of interventions to improve academic participation of children and youth ages 5–21 yr. Interventions that use choice, creative engagement, collaboration with parents, and support by c...

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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...

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How An SLP and OT Collaborate Long-Distance - The ASHA Leader BLOG

As speech-language pathologists, we all experience stories of working as an interdisciplinary team. In this story, co-treatment brought us together and keeps us in touch today. Our relationship na...

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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.

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The Functional External Memory Aid Tool Version 2.0: A How-To Clinical Guide

This clinical-focus article describes new resources available to help clinicians administer and interpret Version 2.0 of the FEMAT when serving adults with cognitive-communication disorders.

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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...

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Changes In American Children's Time - 1997 to 2003

According to research by Sandra Hofferth, children between six and twelve years of age spend an average of just under three hours per week on housework (and almost 14 hours per week watching televi...

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Parents' Experiences of Professionals' Involvement For Children With Extreme Demand Avoidance

Parents felt positive about practitioners who had listened to their experiences, made efforts to understand the child, and provided or arranged for help. Parents found involvement most helpful whe...

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Tutorial: Speech Motor Chaining Treatment For School-Age Children With Speech Sound Disorders

Operationalized treatments for school-age children with speech sound disorders may result in more replicable and evidence-based interventions. This tutorial describes Speech Motor Chaining (SMC) pr...

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Pathological Demand Avoidance: Symptoms but Not a Syndrome

In our Viewpoint, we reviewed the current literature and conclude that the evidence does not support the validity of pathological demand avoidance as an independent syndrome. Nevertheless, the use ...

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Effectiveness of Pediatric Occupational Therapy For Children With Disabilities: A Systematic Review

A. Parent partnership within an occupational therapist intervention is effective and worthwhile Occupational Therapists embrace the principles of family-centered care (Hanna & Rodger, 2002), where...

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Effectiveness of Sensory Integration Interventions In Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Pilot Study

This study provides preliminary support for using SI interventions in children with ASD, although further research is necessary. Results identified significant progress toward individualized goals,...

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