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Here's What's Happening in May

May is looking like it is going to be a busy month! To start with, it is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM).

To do my part in helping raise awareness about communication disorders and how they can be treated, I am going to challenge myself to participate in the Instagram Photo-a-Day challenge hosted by Jessica over at Consonantly Speaking. 402 more words


Mind blindness or Context blindness": One more thought

Replacing the generic term of “mindblindness”  with a more specific and accurate term such as “context blindness” makes  sense.  However, I would prefer the term  ” limited context awareness.”  “Context blindness” indicates that people with Asperger’s syndrome can not see context at all. 151 more words

Executive Function

What's Yours Like?

Recently, during a class meeting with second grade students, we introduced a spin-off game of What’s Yours Like?.
We played a child friendly version available… 647 more words


Where did my brain go?

I was working with one of our fantastic SLP-As last week in a small social group.  One little guy just could not do what Michelle Garcia Winner refers to as  “keep his brain in the group”.  412 more words

Social Thinking

Games, games and more games

Recently, more and more parents have asked me about the apps I recommend for home. While I use apps with students and find many of them helpful, I don’t really recommend them for home. 595 more words

Words are not enough: Vocabulary development and Asperger syndrome

“Mama!” screamed the toddler from his crib. Usually children say their first words by 12 months,  as do some children on the autism spectrum; however, children with Asperger’s syndrome first word are often more complex than typically developing children. 283 more words

Learning To Learn

What's Up Peeps?

Hello and welcome to our blog hop!  My name is Heidi Britz and I am a school based SLP with more than 20 years of pediatric experience.   360 more words