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Fish oil and Bleeding Risk

“There is a long-standing myth that omega-3s cause bleeding. We have used data from 18,000 patients who were in clinical trials over the years-mostly in heart disease, and there is not one case of bleeding from omega-3s” It… Read More

The ABCs of Government, Special Education, and Advocacy

The following is a list of acronyms: ACLD Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (former name of LDA) ADA Americans with Disabilities Act ADD Attention Deficit Disorder ADD-RT Attention Deficit Disorder – Residual Type, ADD that… Read More

Sample IEP For Global Developmental Delay

Student Name: Simon Smith Student No.: nnn-nnn-nnn Birth Date: 90/09/15 (yr/mo/day) Grade: 4 School: School Division: Referral Date: (yr/mo/day) Case Manager: Program Planning Team: Name Position Signature Parents Student Services Administrator Principal Resource Teacher Class Teacher Speech-Language (SLP) Occupational Therapist Physical Therapist (Signature… Read More

Fast facts on IEPs

The following facts are intended to help guide you as you approach working with school personnel to develop or revise the IEP for your child: As a parent, you should be included in IEP meetings as an equal… Read More

Writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Success

Writing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) For Success Barbara D. Bateman, Ph.D., J.D. Secondary Education and Beyond Learning Disabilities Association 1995 (currently out of print) Article Outline I. Introduction II. Developing the IEP III. Transition Planning I. INTRODUCTION The post-school success rates… Read More

Why is CHERAB spelled with an A?

Q. Why is CHERAB spelled with an A and not a U?  A. It’s all in the cheeks! When my son Tanner was a preschool child his nickname was “cherub boy”  because even strangers would call him that… Read More

Why Early Intervention?

Why Early Intervention when he’s just a late talker? “We now know the earlier the intervention, the better the brain can reorganize.” Today, parents are generally told to look for signs of delay early, even in a baby’s… Read More

Horns as therapy tools By Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson MS CCC-SLP

Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson M.S., CCC/SLP is on the advisory board for the Cherab Foundation “Horns as therapy tools”, By Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, M.S.,CCC-SLP Published in ADVANCE Magazine May 31, 1999 and “Straws as therapy tools”, By Sara RosenfeldJohnson, M.S.,CCC-SLP, Published in… Read More

Late Talker Handout

  Is Your Child A Late Talker? · Are they quiet? · Seem shy? · Not talking like their peers? · Allow you or siblings to speak for them? · Do you wonder why? Your baby’s babbling and… Read More

Normal Language Milestones – Clues of a Possible Problem

Is Your Child A Late Talker? · Are they quiet? · Seem shy? · Not talking like their peers? · Allow you or siblings to speak for them? · Do you wonder why? Your baby’s babbling and toddlers… Read More