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Webinar on Pairing Picture Books and Apps...

Mar 31, 2013 by

A few days ago I listened to a webinar. It was called Pairing Picture Books and Apps to Contextually Address Language Objectives. My isn’t that a mouthful. It was a short one hour freebie put on by Sean Sweeney ccc/slp who is also know as Speechtechie. The purpose of the presentation was to show different ways to encourage language expansion in children combining traditional materials and newer applications. What was good about this presentation is that he started out by sharing resources. What usually bothers me about conferences in general is that they always start out sharing theory (usually their own since slp’s, especially those who are PhD candidates, love to share their opinions). They share their theory for 4 hours and only spend one on remediation/ therapy suggestions that don’t amount to much....

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An Individual Approach to Teaching Sequencing Skills-Super Duper Publications...

Oct 30, 2012 by

Today I earned .1 CEU listening to a presentation by Clint Johnson, M.A., CCC-SLP at Super Duper Publications.  The title of the presentation was An Individual Approach to Teaching Sequencing Skills.  Yes, I realize that these companies put together these presentations to introduce or promote a product.  In this case it was Hear Builder Sequencing Interactive Software. Promotion of their product aside I was impressed with the information presented.  He presented a nice background on sequencing skills, their overall importance and how sequencing issues look with different disabilities.  When I get that kind of information (much of which is review for me) my head spins with new ideas on how to address sequencing skills with my specific students. The software looks great.  I would love to try it.  However, I’ve never been set up...

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