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Research Tuesday: What happened to my sweet child?: Behavioral Milestones of a 4 year old!

My son tends to show most growth (meaning most changes in cognitive, motor, social skills and yes behavior) around his birthday and half birthday each year.  This is fairly standard development when researching typical development in young children. As I just finished re-researching behavioral milestones in a four year old I thought I’d share that […]

Happy To Be an SLP Blog Hop

  Welcome to the Happy To Be an SLP Blog Hop!   A special thanks to Felice, over at The Dabbling Speechie for putting this amazing blog hop together!!! In honor of BSHM, we are talking about about statistics, research and all other information regarding an area of speech pathology and/or audiology.  As my faithful followers […]

Research Tuesday: Can CCC-2 be used as a screener to ID LI in young children with ADHD?

Resource:  Use of the Children’s Communication Checklist—2 for Classification of Language Impairment Risk in Young School-Age Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Geralyn R. Timler Citation: American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology February 2014, Vol.23, 73-83. doi:10.1044/1058-0360(2013/12-0164) History: Accepted 18 Jul 2013 , Received 17 Dec 2012 , Revised 24 Apr 2013 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.5% of children ages 4-17 are affected by ADHD.  With […]

Blogging about Research: A Randomized Control Trial of DIR/Floortime in PK children with ASD

A pitot randomized controlled trial of DIR/Floortime parenting training intervention for pre-school children with autistic spectrum disorders Citation:  Pajareya, K., & Nopmaneejumruslers, K. (2011). A pilot randomized controlled trial of DIR/Floortime™ parent training intervention for pre-school children with autistic spectrum disorders. Autism, 15 (5), 563-577. doi: DOI: 10.1177/1362361310386502 Purpose:  Purpose of this study was to compare DIR/Floortime parent […]

Can Parents Provide Intervention via Play to improve Communication Skills of Children with ASD?

Can training parents in play improve communication skills in children with ASD?  Can parents become the interventionists?  Can parents successfully implement techniques that positively affect communication skills in their children with ASD?  These are questions that have been asked for decades.  Dr. Stanley Greenspan, developer of the DIR/Floortime Model of therapy intervention, not only believed […]

Blogging about Research: Increasing Social Interaction using PMT with Nonverbal School-age Children with ASD!

Article:  Increasing Social Interaction Using Prelinguistic Milieu Teaching with Nonverbal School-Age Children with Autism Citation:  Franco, J., Davis, B., & Davis, J. (2013). Increasing social interaction using prelinguistic milieu teaching with nonverbal school-age children with autism. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 22, 489-502. doi: 10.1044/1058-0360(2012/10-0103) Purpose:  The purpose of this study was to determine the effect […]

Tip Tuesday: Research Supporting use of Personal FM Systems!

This is the third installment of my Awesome Audiology Month!  Today we will be talking about research supporting the use of personal FM systems. If you missed my previous blog and want to read about research support for sound-field systems click here. A number of studies have been conducted to assess possible advantages to the use […]

Tip Tuesday: Research Supporting Use of Sound-Field Systems!

It’s October, Awesome Audiology Month and last week we discussed a research study regarding PK teachers’ perceptions on the use of sound-field and FM systems. Most teachers’ felt the use of a sound-field or personal personal FM system in conjunction with auditory management already in place (i.e.  hearing aids (HA) or cochlear implants (CI)) for […]

Blogging About Research: PK Teachers’ Perception and Use of Sound-Field and FM systems!

 October is Audiology Awareness Month and I’m planning on sharing information about this field ALL MONTH LONG!!!!  So sit back and relax because were are going to take a journey to the “other side” of our profession!  Let’s head into the world of…Awesome Audiology!!! This is my first time participating in the monthly Blogging about […]

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