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Realizing the potential of group therapy

Posted by Margit Pukonen on October 19, 2015 12:10 AM

Many administrators and clinicians think of group therapy as a means of increasing the number of children in service.  This is true to a point but it will not increase numbers exponentially.  There is a limit to the number of children a clinician can effectively treat at any one time due the planning and documentation requirements associated with service delivery.  After many years of running speech and language therapy...

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A paradigm shift in practice

Posted by Becky Clem on September 15, 2015 12:09 AM

Do you ever have someone inquire, “Why did you decide to become a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)/Audiologist (Aud.)/Teacher of Children with Hearing Loss/Deafness (TOD)?”  I love to share that my dad’s profession as a reconstructive and plastic surgeon led me to speech-language pathology.  His work with children with cleft lip and palate and his belief that SLPs played a critical role in his patients’ speech and language development influenced my...

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A Global Effort to Help Children With Hearing Loss in Vietnam Learn to Listen and Talk

Posted by Paige Stringer on April 28, 2015 12:04 AM

The sounds of children laughing and chatting on the playground are what first greet visitors approaching the gates of the early intervention building at Thuan An Center in Vietnam. One would think this was a typical playground scene found anywhere in the world, and it is, save for one extraordinary element. These young children, vocally communicating with each other and their parents, are all deaf or hard of...

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