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My Child is Stuttering; Will He or She Grow out of it?

By: Valerie Heneghan, M.A., CCC-SLP/L

You may have noticed that your child appears to be getting stuck on words or repeating words and sounds recently, what do you do?  372 more words

Overcoming Discomfort with Disability

Ron Berger, with David Travis and Jon Feucht —

Most of the students in Professor David Travis’s physical geography course were there to fulfill a general science elective requirement. 2,525 more words

Social Issues

Janet Hurley Kopsch-Hitchner

Title: Speech-Language Pathologist (Retired), Exceptional Children’s Program

Company: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Location: Charlotte, N.C.

Retiring 51 years of speech-language pathology, Janet Hurely Kopsch-Hitchner is a master professional in augmentative communication and assisted technology administration. 144 more words


When All the Hard Work Pays Off

Braxton surprised us all today.

Using his talker, he told us he wanted to play his ABC Game. We gave him his dedicated play iPad with the app and had his talker next to him. 1,475 more words

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Top Five Blog Posts of 2015

Thank you for being a reader this year. Review the top five most read blog posts from this year.

5. Self Regulation: The Secret to Success… 125 more words


Janet Hurley Kopsch-Hitchner, MA, CCCSP

Title: Speech-Language Pathologist (Retired)
Company: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Location: Charlotte, NC United States
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When Being His Voice Hurts

Braxton came home with an assignment this week- to fill out an “All About Me” Poster. I looked at it and thought how fun it would be to work with Braxton helping him color it in and gluing pictures to show his classmates. 633 more words

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