Ages and Stages, Assistive Technology, Elementary, Family, Jr. & Sr. High, Speech & Language, Therapy Tools, Uncategorized

Communication and Behavior Resources for Children with Down syndrome

On March 19th I spoke at the Ohio Speech Language Hearing Association's Annual Convention on improving communication and behavior in children with Down syndrome at home and school. Unfortunately the files on the OSLHA web site were uploaded without active links. Below are the handouts with recommendations and resources in their original form. Once I have time to adapt my power-point for web… Continue reading Communication and Behavior Resources for Children with Down syndrome

Ages and Stages, Family, Speech & Language, Uncategorized

Reaching for the STARS: Speech Therapy and Research Working Together NDSC Convention 2011

The 39th Annual NDSC Convention is being held in San Antonio, TX this summer and I am thrilled to announce I will be presenting: Reaching for the STARs: Speech Therapy and Research Working Together. Here's a snippet of what to expect: Do you ever wonder, “Why do some individuals with Down syndrome have clear speech and… Continue reading Reaching for the STARS: Speech Therapy and Research Working Together NDSC Convention 2011

Ages and Stages, Uncategorized

31 for 21: Fire burning on the dance floor in Casper, WY

In June my colleague Gretchen Carroll (AKA The I.E.P. Guru) went to Casper, Wyoming for the WyDSA's annual family conference. In other posts you've heard me rave about how much fun we had. Well to top the weekend off there was a "Buddy Ball." Yes. With dancing. And nothing was going to stop me from going! What… Continue reading 31 for 21: Fire burning on the dance floor in Casper, WY