Tags » Speech Language Pathologist

You might be an SLP mom if ...

As a working professional in the field of Speech & Language Pathology (now dubbed Communication Sciences and Disorders– as this field changes its name more than some people change their underwear), I’ve had my fair share of learning about child development, working with little ones who were delightful (and not so delightful), and working with parents who were both enlightening and challenging. 628 more words

Slp

Problem-Solving with Catherine

Problem-Solving with Catherine

Question: 
We have a set of 27 week twins who have a 3-year old sibling who was a 24 weeker in our nursery. 745 more words

Catherine Shaker Courses

Parents: A Developmental Perspective

Hi all,

This new blog post is written by Melanie Feller, M.A., CCC-SLP. Melanie is a Speech and Language Pathologist and DIRFloortime practitioner. Her post discusses some differences between ABA and DIR via a the parent perspective. 623 more words

Autism

Does Your Child have ADD? Help them get ready for September!

Did you know that rates of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are now estimated at 11%?  ADD/ADHD is a neurological disorder that impacts the way a person pays attention. 409 more words

Speech Therapy

Day #333 - Calling Names

Autism spectrum disorders often come with a host of other challenges.  Some folks have additional challenges such as epilepsy or even mutism. As part of the original Sensory Processing diagnosis Tucker has fairly significant challenges with auditory-language processing. 869 more words

Could Your Child's Social Language Be Impaired?

When we think about how well someone communicates, we usually think about whether their speech is clear and understandable, and whether they can use language to express themselves. 392 more words

Speech Therapy

Problem Solving Your NICU Role with Catherine

Question: I am a NICU therapist in a 57 bed level 4 NICU, we have a very difficult time convincing physicians of the benefit and necessity for speech therapy and OT in the NICU. 517 more words

Continuing Education For Speech Pathologists