Since I was very young, I’ve always loved reading and wanted to grow up to be a writer. You would often find me with my nose in a book, reading into the wee hours of the night, using the pinpoint of red light from my waterbed heater control to illuminate each finely typed line, so as to not wake my sister. 549 more words
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The Power of Listening
Sometimes I am trying to do therapy and the client balks. It is obvious they feel overwhelmed. I have to remember to put myself in their shoes, instead of pushing my agenda. 558 more words
Barriers to Communication: Conversation
Every day I use my problem solving skills to figure out the barriers that people have when communicating. This week I looked more deeply at one of my students. 835 more words
Alicia Kokemor Rossow is a licensed Speech and Language pathologist who lives and works in Round Rock, Texas, where she owns Advanced Pediatric Therapy.
Advanced Pediatric Therapy, or APT, treats children with Autism, Down’s syndrome, fluency, and Articulation and Language disorders. 211 more words
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are severe disorders of development that can affect social interaction, communication, play, and learning.
ASDs represent three of the pervasive developmental disorders defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) and DSM-IV-TR (text revision): 313 more words
Alicia Kokemor Rossow is a licensed speech and language pathologist who lives and works in Round Rock, Texas. She is the owner of Advanced Pediatric Therapy, where she treats young people with speech and communication difficulties. 219 more words