I can't believe today is the last day of summer! Teachers at my school go back to work tomorrow for 4 days of professional development and work time to get ready for the upcoming school year before the students start on August 10th. We're adopting two new curriculums this year - "The Write Tools" and "Math … Continue reading Back to School!
I recently wrote about the diagnosis of (C) APD as well as treatments that are available for this diagnosis and other learning difficulties - treatments that are supported by research and those that are not (According to Macquarie University Special Education Center (MUSEC)). Students who are diagnosed (or misdiagnosed, depending on who you ask) with (C) APD … Continue reading Following Directions Activities and Resources – Links to Freebies!
Controversy is a good thing. I take that back - controversy with an open mind is a GREAT thing. It spawns evaluation of current information, a motivation for additional research, and a sharing of ideas. It forces us to evaluate our beliefs and come to understand new information. With this new information, we either solidify what we already believe … Continue reading If It’s Too Good to be True, it Probably Is – Treating (C) APD
During the first 20 minutes of each school day, every classroom in my school does Pride morning meetings. Pride is a school-wide initiative to promote student success by addressing social and emotional needs while building a sense of community within our school. This year, I have gotten more involved in planning the topics and curriculum for Pride. … Continue reading Disability Awareness Essay Contest
No matter where you work as an SLP, data collection is a critically important part of our jobs. First of all, for all of us, from the very first moment we meet a patient, student, or client, we begin taking data. The data from our initial assessments drives our treatment plans and the data we … Continue reading Data Collection Tips and Tricks for SLP’s