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Talk of the Town: Brain Talk

As adults, we spend an extraordinary amount of time thinking we’ve got our students’ and children’s problems figured out:

“I know why he’s mad…it’s because he can’t get the Legos to fit together!” 699 more words

Random SLP


At the age of 32,  I was recently diagnosed with ADHD and Secondary anxiety.

For me, this specifically means I have trouble with executive functioning.  My mind has trouble choosing what to concentrate on.  811 more words


Dementia is not only about memory

From the always helpful ThirdAge Services! I studied Gerontology with Carole at the University of North Texas. I was a fan of her back then and an even bigger fan now. 831 more words

Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias

Transitions Are Hard

This isn’t a post about transitions being difficult for students, this is a no-holds-barred rant about the good, the bad, and the ugly from my own challenges transitioning to a new state and a new setting. 1,057 more words


It's About Time!

This post is dedicated to one of our favorite therapy “tools” that we use on a daily basis…even for ourselves!  The Time Timer® is a visual timer which allows children to “see” time elapsing by watching the disappearing red disk.   321 more words

Occupational Therapy

Patience-- Easier Said Than Done

According to WebMD, “Executive function is a set of mental skills that help you get things done. Executive function helps you: manage time, pay attention, switch focus, plan and organize, remember details, avoid saying or doing the wrong thing, do things based on your experience.” 1,606 more words


Infodumping is My Love Language vol. 3

* “With writing, though, none of this applies. I’m so free. This whole post, for example, would have been very hard to convey if I had to ‘tell’ it to you aloud. 461 more words