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10 Ways to Honor People with Learning Disabilities

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Working with a person with a learning disability (LD) can be a priceless experience, nurturing his or her growth in learning and self-confidence, and giving you the opportunity to demonstrate self-giving love and acceptance as you support the person.  Special education teachers, school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs), and learning disability teacher consultants (LDTCs) may also honor… Read More »

Ten Top Tips for Working with Autistic Children

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It can be said that when you’ve met an Autistic person, you’ve done simply that—met one individual with Autism.  As a speech-language pathologist or other type of school-based therapist job working with both verbal and non-verbal students, you know that every child is different. Their interests, abilities, stress levels and learning styles vary across a… Read More »

Eight SLP Blogs To Follow (And Why!)

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Whether you’re a new or experienced speech-language pathologist (SLP), there’s always something new to learn.  Books, seminars and on-the-job trainings are essential, but few things compare to recommendations from others who share your passion for helping the students and patients with whom you work.  A rising number of SLPs blog, and some are quite good… Read More »

12 Ways to Incorporate Music and Games into Speech Therapy Sessions

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Music and games can be used in the speech and language classroom to improve attention, increase participation, foster better communication and increase memory and retention.  Children of all ages and abilities can benefit from music and games.  To save you time, we’ve gathered some of the best ideas from the web on how to incorporate… Read More »

Coming Soon (We Love This!): The First Ever Child-Friendly 3D Printer

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Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: http://txsource.com/newsletter/   Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: http://jobs.txsource.com There’s something to be said about old-fashioned games: playing house, making paper dolls, fingerpainting, Etch-a-Sketch and Magna-Doodle.  Often enough though, children want to use technology during both play and learning…(if only hopscotch while playing… Read More »

Top Articulation Apps for SLPs (as rated by your peers!)

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In celebration of Better Speech and Hearing Month, we’ll be showcasing apps that school-based Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) can use in therapy sessions.  Today’s focus: speech therapy apps for articulation. All of these apps have been vetted and highly-rated by your SLP peers. And while some are on the higher side in regards to cost, we… Read More »

What Do Aesop’s Fables Have in Common With the Practice of Speech Therapy?

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Humans are wired for stories.  The ancient Greek storyteller, Aesop, knew this, and his simple fables have captivated children around the world for centuries upon centuries.  Here, we take a closer look at some of Aesop’s fables, and convey how you can connect each of them to your practice of school-based speech therapy.   Aesop’s… Read More »

The Top 10 Apps That All SLPs Should Be Using

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Looking for effective and engaging speech therapy tools? Whether your expertise is articulation, expressive language, receptive language, social skills integration or another specialty, the top 10 apps that made our list have a lot to offer school-based SLPs — and the children they help.   1. Articulation Station Developer: Little Bee Speech Cost: Free (Full… Read More »

EdTech Tuesday: 10 ABA Apps for Autism & Special Needs

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Go back to school with excellent special needs apps that use ABA principles. This list includes flashcard apps, problem solving games, and more! Check it out!