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November 19, 2019

It's that time of year again... ASHA convention. As we head to Orlando, there will no doubt be a lot about screen time and technology. Apps can also help us and parents as together we work to facilitate high quality interactions around media and technology. 

We use...

June 27, 2019

Summer is the season for vacation, travel, and car trips. Hitting the road often means entertaining kids for endless milesAs kids, we all probably remember playing the license plate game, I Spy, or traffic bingo. If you're in need of some fresh ideas that promote lan...

January 9, 2019

Who doesn't love getting postcards from traveling friends and family? I love this idea of sharing your travels with a digital postcard. 

Denver International Airport

December 28, 2018

Every year, I find myself doing something exciting, something that resonates deep within me and captivates my thoughts and energy. This year was no different. This was the year that I dove farther into the media world, blending my interests in media processing research...

December 9, 2018

Whenever I visit a big city around the holidays, I always make time to check out the Christmas windows at Macy's. The old department stores are entrenched deep in the city complete with huge windows lining the sidewalk. Starting in mid to late November, the windows mag...

November 16, 2018

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) kicks off its 2018 Convention in Boston this week, with more than 18,000 SLPs and Audiologists in attendance. As we jump into this year's convention, I offer a little reminder of what it's all about, from the 2013...

October 22, 2018

As a speech-language pathologist, content selection is a key element in clinical practice. Content is selected for a variety of reasons, such as student interest; specific speech and language models contained within it; and opportunities for communicative involvement....

May 26, 2018

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. It's an opportunity to increase public awareness about the profession of speech-language pathology, the roles and responsibilities of speech-language pathologists (SLPs)communication development and health, and more. It's...

May 13, 2018

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

BHSM is an opportunity for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to share important information about who we are, what we do, communication development, communication health, and more! 

According to the National Center for Healt...

May 7, 2018

There is an old adage among speech-language pathologists (SLPs) – you don’t know who we are unless you need one. As professionals who work to ensure that every individual has access to the power of communication – a fundamental human right - this is disheartening. If y...

April 21, 2018

As a speech-language pathologist, I'm always looking for ways to make meaningful connections between what we are doing in the speech therapy environment and a student's classroom and home environments. Why? Because the ultimate goal isn't for the student to improve his...

April 14, 2018

We use apps for a variety of purposes – to stream videos for entertainment, organize our finances, increase our productivity at work, write reports for school, help us communicate socially with friends and family, and create works of art, to name a few.

There’s a lot of...

March 24, 2018

Kids love to talk – about everything when given the chance. The things they see, the experiences they participate in, the moments that that excite them, and the creations that they proudly created, to name a few. Media content and digital experiences are no exception.

H...

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