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3 Tips to Keep Lines of Communication Open with a Non-Verbal Child

Did you know that nearly twenty-five percent of people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are non-verbal? A person who is non-verbal doesn’t use speech to communicate at all.   338 more words

The Mitten and Story Resources

Getting back into a groover following a holiday and break from work can feel jarring.  In anticipation, I wanted to have solid therapy plans in place for my groups because I always feel better and more prepared when I am all planned out (even if nothing during our sessions goes according to plan :) ). 247 more words

More Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help You in 2017!

When you hear “speech therapist”, what comes to mind? If you’re like many people, you associate speech therapists with things like stuttering or helping a child with a lisp. 369 more words

How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help You in 2017?

Happy new year! Somehow we blinked, and an entire year has passed and 2017 is here. As we start out the new year, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on some of the ways a speech-language pathologist can help you and your loved ones. 366 more words

Developing NICU Competencies

Just a few thoughts. Those developing the NICU competency will benefit from a period of reflective thinking to avoid the tendency to look for something already done or a cookbook, though guidelines can clearly guide and inform our own key learnings and formalized competencies. 514 more words

Continuing Education For Speech Pathologists

PO Feeding on NCPAP and/or HFNC: The Dilemma

This is a practice dilemma for all NICU SLPs. The pressure to get infants out of the NICU often drives care decisions, especially when it comes to PO feeding. 1,123 more words

Continuing Education For Speech Pathologists

Let's talk about depression in teens

Did you know that the third highest killer of teens in Indiana is suicide?  That’s a pretty scary number.  It is to me at least.  Even more terrifying is the recent data showing that suicide deaths for ages 10-14 has multiplied and rocketed to the number one cause of death in that age group.  3,066 more words

Teen Suicide