Resources for understanding and aiding auditory processing in the classroom...

Sep 26, 2016 by

Helpful links that focus on information and strategies for Auditory Processing Disorders. Areas of Perception that Affect Learning By Bonnie Terry, M.Ed http://www.conductdisorders.com/community/threads/perceptual-skills-and-how-they-affect-learning.412/#axzz4KiVT85uY Helpful Classroom Strategies for Students with Language-Auditory Processing Disorder by Becky L. Spivey, M.Ed. https://www.superduperinc.com/handouts/pdf/374%20helpful%20classroom.pdf Suggestions for Successful Management of Students with Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD): Tips for the Teacher http://www.iag-online.org/resources/New-Items-2e/CAPD-TipsForTeachers.pdf Educational Strategies and Accommodations for Auditory Processing Difficulties Bridges 4 Kids http://www.bridges4kids.org/Disabilities/CAPD.html Checklist designed to help you assess whether your child has CAPD http://kidshear.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/CAPD-Check-List.pdf Auditory Processing Disorder: What You’re Seeing-at different levels https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/auditory-processing-disorder/auditory-processing-disorder-what-youre-seeing A web site filled with information on attention and learning https://www.understood.org/en Compiled by Teresa Sadowski M.A. CCC-SLP 2016 theschoolspeechtherapist.com Please like &...

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Time to check your liability insurance...

Sep 5, 2016 by

With the beginning of the school year it’s a good time to check your liability policy and make sure it is up to date.  Yes, you are always technically covered through the school but you also can be sued personally.   It’s worth it just to have one less thing to worry about. My current policy is through Trust Risk Management Services I was pleased with what the policy provided and pricing. They will give you a quote. Please like &...

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OOPS! Don’t forget to renew...

Feb 14, 2016 by

Well even with all my articles on the importance of liability insurance and reminderst to my readers to renew their liability insurance……guess what I did? I forgot to renew my policy by Feb 1. For some reason I had the 15th in my head. No problem I was within the grace period so Trust Risk Management renewed my policy without question.  Next time you take the time to check on your CEU status (which is something else I can’t seem to remember without writing it down) check on your liability insurance renewal date. Please like &...

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Bags! Bags! We love bags!

Feb 4, 2016 by

Every so often the topic of “Which bag is best” come up on an SLP Facebook page. No matter what setting you’re in SLP’s need bags. I doubt many of us could not function with out 2-3 or 10 good bags at our disposal. Having a bag that is functional and of course stylish is the main goal of any serious SLP. I personally can’t leave the house without at least 4 bags hanging across my body and both arms. Each morning when I load up the term “Pack Mule” comes to mind.   So what bags do SLPs need? A big bag to shlep our daily materials from place to place. The younger the students the more physical materials we need, the bigger the bag. A bag to keep our files organized. We...

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Reading and understanding social context is key to good pragmatic skills...

Nov 27, 2015 by

Today I am publishing a retread article I first wrote for examiner.com back in 2012. I thought about this article after presenting a paraprofessional training last week. The attendees asked if I could give them some specific examples of pragmatic difficulities in more typical students. While I was able to provide examples, my response wasn’t as organized as I would have liked. I think I will be sharing this article (or improving on the article) next time I present to paraprofessional or parents. As always suggestions and comments welcomed. Teresa Reading and understanding social context is key to good pragmatic skills When kids are taught “context” most classroom teachers are usually referring to the context of a story. Students, especially the ones who have non verbal learning disabilities, aspergers or even just lack social...

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Scheduling Template

Aug 31, 2015 by

Can anyone use this to work out their draft schedule (I mean schedules)? I know it doesn’t take long to create but we know every minute counts. It is a pages doc. Scheduling template 2015 Here is the PDF Scheduling template 2015 Teresa Please like &...

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