My little sister in my sorority from undergrad changed her major from vocal performance to speech pathology (I about jumped for joy I was so excited for her). 1,251 more words
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A parent can become concerned when their young child has trouble getting their words out. This can be recognized as stuttering or stammering. Stuttered speech can include the repetition of words or parts of words, or, extending speech sounds. 618 more words
Like every blogger, I hope I actually stick with this and that this blog may somehow, someway, help someone in the long run. Let’s repeat the blogging mantra… This will not turn out like every Xanga/Livejournal site I made when I was in Junior High and cease to exist after 3 months and 5 posts… 779 more words
I just finished reading this interesting article from the ASHAsphere blog about the new laws in Colorado that legally allow the usage of marijuana. It points out, not only the implications it has for home health speech-language pathologists, but also the implications it has for children who ingest the drug (through prenatal usage or breastfeeding), including the potential for abnormal motor development and an increased risk of SIDS. 274 more words
In this prescription-happy country that we live in, I’m always appalled at the amount of children I see on medication, especially for ADHD. It seems like a “quick fix” for both parents and teachers, especially for younger children of elementary age. 716 more words
froyo anyone? It was one of our kid’s birthdays so to celebrate we got his absolute favorite treat – plain Bloomingdales frozen yogurt! He had a chance to practice his social skills – eye contact, saying hi, asking how are you, ordering, paying, and saying thank you.