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Health Careers

 I met the head of Speech Pathology at ECU’s Careers Advisors Day yesterday. There is growth in speech pathology jobs because of the NDIS. 56 more words

Career Advice

Better Speech and Hearing Month: Speech and Language Disorders

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) publicizes Better Speech and Hearing Month, a campaign created to increase public awareness about communication disorders and how people can access services that can improve their communication and overall quality of life. 401 more words

Jayne Latz

Using dynamic and real world case studies to inform learning

When we were approached by Oxford University Press to create a book about language development, we were given some clear directives about what it needed to be: interprofessional (for linguists, educators and speech-language pathologists), locally relevant (for an Australian and New Zealand audience) and useful (for students, lecturers prescribing it as a text and for professionals). 435 more words

Education

Skilled word reading

Phonological processing, or the ability to process speech sounds, plays an especially important role in early reading development. A couple of posts ago, I talked about how beginning readers apply their phonological awareness to segmenting words into decodable letter-sound chunks. 1,626 more words

Child Development

Voice Problems? A Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Did you know that May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) created this campaign to boost public awareness about communication disorders and make it easier for people to find out about services that are available to improve communication and overall quality of life. 312 more words

Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower 2016

We had a great time at the ‪#‎bigcitymoms‬ biggest baby shower last night in NY. Meet so many soon to be new moms and seasoned Mamma’s. 6 more words

Speech & Language Therapy

Speech & Hearing Month: Happy Dysphagia Awareness Day!!!

Okay…to be honest, I’m not actually 100% sure if today is swallowing awareness day here in Canada (and the US), however, I do know that Australia is celebrating it! 579 more words

Speech Pathology