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Who doesn't love postcards? Better yet, SLP Kim Swon Lewis has a great suggestion on how to use this vacation and travel must-have to work on social and language skills over the summer break!
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As the school year winds down, parents often ask me for easy summer activities to support goals we’ve been addressing all year. Some of my favorite tips involve postcards. Dear Me Writing a daily p...
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Nursery rhymes are great for learning language but what about children who can't hear? The Motion in Light Lab at Galludet University is working to make these language treasures accessible to deaf children by putting them in motion. Check it out!
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English nursery rhymes don't translate well to ASL, a visual language. One team is merging high tech with cognitive research to improve language learning for deaf and hard of hearing children.
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Help your clients achieve functional and relevant language and literacy goals. Sign up for Language and Literacy in Elementary Schools and SAVE $50 with the early-bird rate! http://on.asha.org/1GgPNWT
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SIG 1 (Language Learning and Education) members are talking about this article "Central Auditory Processing Disorder Protocols for School-Aged Children"– have you read it? Here’s your chance to join in on the conversation! (http://www.asha.org/SIG/01/)
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Purpose: The purpose of this article is to review the literature that pertains to ongoing concerns regarding the central auditory processing construct among school-aged children and to assess whether the degree of uncertainty surrounding central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) warrants a change in current protocols. Method: ...
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The map of where and how the brain processes speech might be modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper where they demonstrate that Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language comprehension, in fact is not. Read on: http://on.asha.org/1GucZN1
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Do your clients or students have food allergies? Do you know what to do or how to tell? SLP Melanie Potock lists five things to know:
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For pediatric feeding therapists, whether working in the home, school/community or hospital/clinic setting, understanding safety precautions for kids with food allergies is essential. Here are five...
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The amount of language exposure is correlated with bilingual lexical development, but findings have been mixed on how exposure relates to nonword repetition. The authors of this study extend their previous work to a younger age group by investigating the role of exposure on NWR versus vocabulary, along with the effect of item construction and scoring. See what they found: http://on.asha.org/1IWtnu7
Purpose: The amount of language exposure is correlated with bilingual lexical development, but findings are mixed on how exposure relates to nonword repetition (NWR), a complex skill involving both short-term processing and long-term vocabulary knowledge. We extend previous work to a younger age group by investigating the role ...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison audiology faculty and grad students handed out earplugs at a popular tractor pull to call attention to the hearing hazards of farm equipment.
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They came to the Tomah tractor pull to behold the deafening roar of turbocharged machines. And to encourage fans to protect their ears. Their primary audience: farmers, an occupation with one of the highest risks of hearing loss.
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i'm speech specialist (logobedist) from egypt and i want to join Asha organization or get training , study there , if anyone have any knowledge pm ,thx.
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When do you come up with your best ideas? Audiologist David Luterman came up with a few while shaving and thought he'd share:
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Evidence-based practice must consider the clinical intangibles: Performance does not guarantee competency. Do not be afraid of silence—it is your best friend! The most potent clinical interventions...
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Throwback Thursday! In the July 1976 issue of ASHA Magazine we featured the winners and judges of the 27th International Science and Engineering Fair (which is still going on today)! See if you recognize any of the names or faces!
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Hooray! Your first free CEU course starts today! Don’t let these CEUs pass you by—sign up today! http://on.asha.org/1lhFTTm
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Fireworks, firecrackers, and concerts/events make July 4th one of the noisiest American holidays. Remember these safe listening tips when celebrating this Independence Day! http://on.asha.org/178CUv1
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment, including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems, including swallowing disorders.