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Information on Home Use of Speech Therapy Tools

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

In December, 2014, I was contacted by a company called Software Advice bringing my attention to an article by one of their writers, Gaby Loria, entitled, "Patient Home Usage of Speech Therapy Software IndustryView l 2014." I thought I would share some of the online survey's results with you. The Key Findings: Three-quarters (74%) of [...]

Information on Home Use of Speech Therapy Tools2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Create Your Own App With This Impressive App

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

                                 As I write this I am wondering if app developers for for all kinds of educational materials will become obsolete. Highly unlikely but the thought is satisfying after my experiences. Those who are familiar with my early posts know that not [...]

Create Your Own App With This Impressive App2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Try Correcting These 3 Sounds Together

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

                            One of the ways to speed up the progress of a child through therapy is to find therapy compatible sounds. These are sounds that one can correct at the same time. I have found that the /s/, "sh," "ch" and "j" are just [...]

Try Correcting These 3 Sounds Together2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Tackling Those Stubborn /k/ and /g/ Sounds

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

                                     The news for /k/ and /g/ correction is bad and good. The bad news is that they can be difficult sounds for the child to acquire at the sound, consonant-vowel, vowel-consonant and word levels. The good news [...]

Tackling Those Stubborn /k/ and /g/ Sounds2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Consultation for Parents

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Are you concerned that your child has not yet started using real words or has not begun putting words together such as “more milk?” Do strangers have a hard time understanding your two or three year old? Does it seem like other children your child’s age speak better than he does? Does your young child [...]

Consultation for Parents2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Videos and Signing Are Included in This Vocabulary App

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Vocabulary Builder 2 by BumbleBee Kids: This vocabulary app offers 23 words appropriate for the developmental ages 12 months to 3 years. The product description states that the app is appropriate for late talkers, children with autism or PDD and children with speech delays. I question its value with the last group, but more about [...]

Videos and Signing Are Included in This Vocabulary App2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Stuttering During the Preschool Years Helping families understand this condition early on.

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Advance for Speech and Hearing featured my article Stuttering During the Preschool Years Helping families understand this condition early on in their July 21, 2014 issue. I have pasted it below. Click here for the full article. The formative preschool years, when a child's speech and language skills progress by leaps and bounds, is also [...]

Stuttering During the Preschool Years Helping families understand this condition early on.2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

How a Speech Pathologist Became an Author

2015-12-26T05:19:25+00:00

I began writing writing my first Help Me Talk Right book in 1990. I had just separated from my partner, and sister, with whom I had shared a private practice. She kept the practice and I moved on. At the time, I had two small children and decided to take some time off before opening [...]

How a Speech Pathologist Became an Author2015-12-26T05:19:25+00:00

App to Help With Speech Rate

2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00

Turtle Talk: by Aptus Speech & Language Therapy. I recently reviewed Keywords Understanding by this same developer. I am more impressed with Turtle Talk. This app is simple in nature but it does the job in a way I think children will respond to and enjoy. This app is designed to help children reduce their [...]

App to Help With Speech Rate2017-12-10T19:35:30+00:00