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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 of students who have learning disabilities, as a group, have not been what we would all hope …

Therapeutic Use Of Fish Oil for Apraxia, Autism and Other Communication Impairments

“Every so often, scientists really do discover a substance of transformative power, one with the ability to cure the previously incurable and improve the quality of life for the rest of us. Omega-3 fatty acids — a component of simple fish oil, once so prevalent in our diet but now largely absent — could be …

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 ADVANCE Magazine April 19, 1999. Part I: Straws Using Simple Tools in Oral-Motor Therapy By Sara Rosenfield-Johnson, …

Speech Therapy Matrix

Guideline for Speech-Language Eligibility Criteria/Matrix for Schools In addition to a diagnosis such as apraxia, dysarthria, phonological impairment etc. it’s important to know the severity level of your child’s diagnosis when seeking appropriate therapy.  This matrix which was first developed for school based SLPs. In the following chart Mild, Moderate, Severe, and Profound refers to …

Fish oil capsules help children with speech disorders find their voices

Published in Englemed Health News Look Who’s Talking Now: Fish oil capsules help children with speech disorders find their voices A simple fish oil supplement may be the key to dramatically unlock the voices of children with speech and language disorders. That’s the conclusion of a group of scientists who reviewed a study of nineteen …