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I really love this app I discovered in an article in the ASHA Leader.  It's for older kids (age 9+) to use themselves to help with social skills.
Benefits. Practice Conversation Strategies; Learn to Relax; Pursue Social Outings; Recognize Emotions; Transition Between Activities Effectively; Journal Social Progress; Develop IEP Goals; Regulate Speech Volume; Receive Feedback from Teachers, Parents, and Therapists ...
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This is one of the often overlooked aspects of disability service work. As an Assistive technologies I focus on function and compatibility. Thanks for sharing. 
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Sad news.
Pioneering American astronaut Sally Ride died today after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61. In 1983, she became the first American woman to travel to space.
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She: "What's the difference between Google+ and Facebook?"
Me: "About 700 SAT points per user."
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OMG I hate the new mobile interface. I know I'm a little late saying so, but gross.
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Happy +Geek and Sundry Launch day! Here's our present to you. Please press share.
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If you're an adult who is not a teacher/SLP, please consider participating in this survey: 

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are conducting a study about phonological awareness skills of adults who are not teachers. Phonological awareness (the ability to think about sounds of words) is an important predictor of early literacy skills. We are interested in how much more phonological awareness knowledge teachers need than adults who are not teachers to effectively explain phonological awareness tasks to students.

Participation in the study involves responding to a survey and should take about 30 minutes.

 If you have any questions, please contact To access the survey, click Only adults 18 and older should complete the survey.
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Atlanta native with Yankee heritage. Best of all possible worlds.
I grew up in Atlanta, lived in Los Angeles for a while, moved back to Atlanta, and then moved to Nashville for a couple of years for grad school.  I really like cats.  I also really like science fiction and fantasy.
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