Hubris, Humor, and Humility

I know…I know…It has been a while since I’ve posted, and for that I apologize. I’d like to blame it on the new work role, or the move to a (much) larger community, or moving 3 times in 1 month…but in reality, the delay has simply been because I haven’t felt that…nudge. I’ve been trying to force a blog post, which never works for me. Today though, today, I felt the nudge that said “YOU NEED TO WRITE ME NOW!!!” So…guess what?  Continue reading

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Let’s GO Sequencing…an App Review

Smarty Ears Apps recently released a new sequencing app. They have another app with sequencing in it (language empires) which is a great app; but I really like this new one since it has pictures and is geared for younger people who can’t read. The language is good, the pictures are fun, and the sequences are relevant…There’s also a flashcard version of it that’s available on amazon.

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Language Samples = Book Review

Also known as Adventures with Adolescents…or is that Adolescence?

A while ago, I was invited to review a second book from Plural Publishing. Always thirsty for knowledge, I jumped at the chance to review another book. So, without further adieu. I bring you…

Language Sampling with Adolescents: Implications for Intervention

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What’s in a label?

research tuesdayIt’s that time again! After a brief hiatus due to family “stuff” I am back to doing Research Tuesday. With any luck I will be able to keep up the routine…I know I’m happier when I actually get things done on here…and it’s been WAY too long since I had a post! 

Today’s research Tuesday discusses the need (or lack of) for providing a “label” for unexplained language issues in children. To be fair, I need to warn you though…this is not “research” in that there’s controls, things that are done, and data to graph…It is research in that it’s compiling a lot of information, asking some tough questions, and posing challenges. The author is a much respected SLP who is available on many social media platforms and I truly hope I don’t upset her with this discussion. I found the article extremely helpful…and the discussion articles following this one were insightful. So..without further adieu Research Tuesday!

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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

Hear Builder Following Directions – Part 1

This is the first of a two or three-part post about Hear Builder Following Directions, available from Super Duper. This first post will be about my initial reactions to the materials. The second post will be about my client’s (children) reactions to the content, and (hopefully) the third part will include some data to show effectiveness. If anyone is familiar with this software (or it’s sister software) I’d love to hear about it…Leave me a comment.

In the meantime, back to the review.

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