The benefits of wordless picture books
I had initially heard of the use of wordless picture books in therapy during my first semester of graduate school. I was skeptical of my professor, as she professed her..
The benefits of using sign language for babies and young children
When referring to “sign language”, most people would automatically think of American Sign Language (ASL), which is typically used by those who are deaf and/or hard of hearing. What is..
The differences between no/low tech and high tech AAC devices
Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) refers to using a form of communication to supplement or replace spoken and/or written words. Varied types of devices are used to help speakers get..
Instrumental swallowing evaluations
Instrumental swallowing evaluations are used in order to see if a patient is swallowing safely. Unsafe or deficient swallowing can lead to food or liquid going into the airway, causing..
Acquired Language Disorders: Aphasia
Aphasia: The loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by damage or trauma to the brain, such as a stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), or other diseases or..