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General Recommendations and Specific Activities for Developing Phonological Awareness in Older Students

Cecile Cyrul Spector

May 5, 2008

Phonological awareness skills are essential for both language and reading development (e.g., Gillon,...   Read More


Reading Fluency: Building a Bridge to Comprehension

Shari Robertson

April 21, 2008

In 2000, the National Reading Panel published the results of a comprehensive analysis of the research...   Read More


Empowering Teachers of Children from Low-Income Homes

Sandra Combs, Lesley Raisor, Nancy Creaghead, Sandra L. Schneider, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 7, 2008

IntroductionBecause of our knowledge about spoken language and language disorders, speech-language...   Read More


Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Considerations during Assessment

Courtney Marino

March 24, 2008

IntroductionAccording to the Center for Disease Control (CDC; 2005), an estimated 4.4 million...   Read More


An Evidence-Based Emergent Literacy Curriculum for Students with Significant Developmental Disabilities, Including Those Who Are Nonverbal

AAC-AT Consultant, Linda Schreiber

March 10, 2008

Expectations of students with significant disabilities, especially in relation to literacy, are changing....   Read More


Malingering Aphasia? Improbable, Not Impossible

Gail Pashek, Department of Communication Sciences

February 25, 2008

Abstract"Functional" disorders have been estimated to represent approximately 4-5%...   Read More

About Idioms

Cecile Spector

February 11, 2008

Idiom: A set phrase of two or more words that means something different from the literal meaning of the individual...   Read More


Birth to Three: Building a Foundation for Literacy (Part II)

Margot E. Kelman, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 28, 2008

The early childhood yearsfrom birth through age 8are a critical learning time for children to develop...   Read More


Birth to Three: Building a Foundation for Literacy (Part I)

Margot E. Kelman, PhD, CCC-SLP, Penelope E. Webster, PhD, CCC-SLP, Nancye C. Roussel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Literacy Consultant, Margot Kelman

January 14, 2008

Literacy development begins at birth and continues throughout the life span (Neuman & Roskos,...   Read More


Resonance Disorders & Velopharyngeal Dysfunction: Simple Low-Tech and No-Tech Procedures for Evaluation and Treatment

Ann Kummer

December 10, 2007

Children with resonance disorders (hypernasality, hyponasality and cul de sac resonance) or velopharyngeal...   Read More


Assessment and Management of Minimal, Mild, and Unilateral Hearing Loss in Children

Anne Marie Tharpe, Anne Marie Tharpe

November 19, 2007

There has recently been a renewed interest in the topic of minimal and mild hearing loss in children....   Read More

The Role of Medication and Other Approaches in the Treatment of AD/HD: What Speech-Language Pathologists Need to Know

Donna Geffner

November 5, 2007

Individuals with AD/HD often rely on medical treatments including medications, behavioral therapies,...   Read More

First Words: From Theory to Intervention

Susan Lederer, Garden City

October 22, 2007

The purpose of this article is to review research on the acquisition of first words in children who are developing...   Read More

Working Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: A Review of ASHA's 2007 Position Statement and Technical Report

Sue Caspari, Speech-Language Pathologist, Private Practice

October 8, 2007

IntroductionIn March of 2007, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) published...   Read More


Williams Syndrome: A Unique Profile

Laura Hurd, Laura Hurd

September 24, 2007

Speech-language pathologists play an important role in the intervention and educational planning of individuals...   Read More

Effective Social Skill Instruction: Putting Research into Practice

Joyce Olson, Joyce Olson, Chippewa Falls

September 10, 2007

Language and Self-Regulation Deficits Affect Social Skill DevelopmentChildren with language...   Read More


What About Behavior? Considerations for School Speech-Language Pathologists

Joyce Olson, Joyce Olson, Chippewa Falls

August 20, 2007

Addressing the behavioral needs of children was reinforced as a priority in the Individuals with Disabilities...   Read More


Supporting Two Languages in Bilingual Children with Primary Developmental Language Disorders

Kathryn Kohnert, Kathryn Kohnert

August 6, 2007

* This article is an excerpt from Language Disorders in Bilingual Children and Adults (Kohnert, 2007)....   Read More


Being an Effective Team Player for Professional Success: Six Skill Sets

Vicki Larson, ASHA Fellow

July 23, 2007

IntroductionThis article is the second article of a two-part series on effective teambuilding....   Read More

Expressive Phonological Impairment and the Development of Literacy

Margot E. Kelman, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 9, 2007

Issues in Published StudiesIt is widely acknowledged that learning to read depends on phonological...   Read More


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