Where has the summer gone? September is coming up fast, and as the constant stream of back-to-school ads tells us, the start of the school year is almost here. 395 more words
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My latest contribution to the TONGUES magazine blog is “Social Language” is about the confusing minefields of social linguistic calisthenics and the difficult that literal thinkers like myself have in navigating this landscape of lies, half-truths, hot air and… just simple gas. 11 more words
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
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