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Ask A Therapist: Straw D

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Alicia, by Facebook message.         Hi,  I have a student who just started straw D with the pudding today and after 25 mins… read more

Elizabeth: Back-to-school & IEP tips

I looked my 10 year old in the eye just yesterday and said: “Michael, you know we have a mere 16 days left of summer”? It was hard to say and so much harder to believe.  Where did the summer go?  How is it possible that three months went like THAT?! But the truth is… read more

Ask A Therapist: 17 year old with Autism

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Gina, by email. Hi,  My son is 17 and has Autism. He has received speech services since he was 2.8 months old. The most successful… read more

Van Riper is Alive and Well at ASHA Connect! (repost)

This is a repost from Ages and Stages Blog, owned by Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI. As reported by Robyn Merkel-Walsh MA, CCC-SLP in New Jersey, USA August 2016 The ASHA Connect conference was held in Minneapolis, MN July 8th-10th, 2016. This conference was a new concept bringing together school, private practice, and healthcare speech-language pathologists (SLPs).… read more

Ask A Therapist: Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks

When people need help with therapy or products, we put TalkTools® Instructors to work and then publish the exchange for anyone in the same situation to get help, too. This question is from Chayie, by email. Hi,  I have two questions for you. 1. I have lost some pieces of my Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks set and would like… read more