New adventures with Theme BoxEd

Periodically there comes a really great idea that needs some backing. New ventures, new ideas, and new materials are exciting to see and be a part of. While I am not personally vested, I’m not a partner, I’m not making money…I still feel this is a great endeavor. It’s one that I really wish I’d had around when my daughter was little…and it’s one that I’m going to take advantage of for my therapy/clinic. Continue reading

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Cracking the books…but in a good way!

Have you ever had one of those epiphanies where you realize you didn’t do something you thought you did? Yeah… you know… one of THOSE moments.

I am sad to say, I have…and in fact, I had one just this morning. I honestly thought I had created a blog post about a very cool product, and realized I hadn’t. *sigh* But, I’m going to rectify that situation right now…and trust me! You WANT to keep reading. These apps are unlike any other you’ve seen…and you have the opportunity to help them get even better (meaning expanding product not bettering product, because frankly it’s pretty darn good…but don’t take my word for it…look for yourself)! Continue reading

Adventures in Article Reviews – 1

The format for the article reviews will be a bit different than typical. Hopefully they will still be easy to read…and fun. Well, as fun as one can make article reviews. Okay…Not fun at all, but come on, they’re an integral part of our career choice. There will, most likely, be little add-on comments because sometimes I just can’t stop myself. They will be in brackets [with italics]…for the most part. Well, except for the end where it’s ALL my discussion. Here we go! blog research reviews

Title:Preschool Speech Error Patterns Predict Articulation and Phonological Awareness Outcomes in Children With Histories of Speech Sound Disorders 

Synopsis: The purpose of the research was to determine if the sound error patterns in preschool-age children predicts articulation and phonological awareness skills at school-age. Continue reading

Adventures in Sequencing with HearBuilder

Also known as How to Teach Story Telling…

Otherwise known as Why Yes, I Can Tell You What Happened!

In previous posts, I’ve written about HearBuilder Following Directions (three posts even….talk about verbose!). Today, I have the pleasure of writing about HearBuilder Sequencing. I was pleasantly surprised to find that I like it as well as, possibly even better than, the following directions software. Continue reading

Adventures in PA

No…Not Pennsylvania…Phonological Awareness!

Also known as: Where do I start with this kid so he can learn to read?

No matter how much we try to avoid it, the start of the school year is either here or just around the corner. Now, be honest, no matter how much you love your job there is a bit of melancholy that school is beginning, winter is coming (I know that part causes me despair!) and it’s about time to get to work.

Today I’m going to review a handy app that is wonderful for SLPs, Title Teachers, and SPED teachers alike. Intrigued yet?

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