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

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Interlimb (Bilateral) Coordination and Academic Performance In Elementary School Children

There was a significant difference between groups for Total Motor Composite (P < 0.001), favoring the high group. On regression analysis, there was a significant association between academic perfor...

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Pathological Demand Avoidance: Exploring the Behavioral Profile

This study is the first to use standardized measures to explore the behavioral profile of children receiving the increasingly used label PDA. It represents the first clear evidence that children f...

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Accent Modification

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

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All Words are Not Created Equal

Tips for selecting stimulus items for practice and testing.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

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

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Development Disorder

Psychosocial interventions that are effective in reducing core symptoms and improving adaptive skills and functioning are available, but they are very resource intensive. Increased evidence on...

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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, ...

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Bilateral Coordination Activities

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

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Your Child’s Early Development is a Journey

Skills such as taking the first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye-bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move....

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Eating, Sleeping and Moving Recommendations In Clinical Practice Guidelines For Paediatric Depression: Umbrella Review

Depression is mental health disease affecting large portions of the world. It also an increasingly rising topic in youths. This article gives exercise recommendations that could aid the children su...

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Echolalia and Its Role In Gestalt Language Acquisition

This view of gestalt language acquisition and the role of echolalia in individuals with ASD is reflected in assessment procedures (e.g., assessing communicative function of echolalia) and treatment...

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Nutritional and Activity Recommendations For the Child With Normal Weight, Overweight, and Obesity With Consideration of Food Insecurity: An Obesity Medical Association (OMA) Clinical Practice Stat...

Obesity rates has been gradually increasing over the last few decades. Many reports of lifelong obesity start as early as childhood. This article identifies the potential causes and aid.

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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,...

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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...

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The Importance of Cursive Handwriting Over Typewriting For Learning In the Classroom: A High-Density EEG Study of 12-Year-Old Children and Young Adults

In a recent EEG study, Van der Meer and Van der Weel (2017) found that drawing by hand activated larger networks in the brain compared to typewriting and concluded that the involvement of fine hand...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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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Medicare Guidelines For Group Therapy

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, Chapter 15 230-Practice of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology A. Group Therapy Services. Contractors pay for outpatient physic...

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How and Why to Teach Categories in Speech Therapy

Categories in speech therapy! Categories are a foundation for how we learn, relate, store, and recall words. Discover speech therapy activities and more.

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