Monthly Archives: March 2013

Brain Injury Awareness Month

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an organization devoted to advancing brain injury prevention, research, treatment, and education to improve quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Each year BIAA declares March National Brain Injury … Continue reading

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March Is National Reading Month!

Did you know that March is National Reading Month? Each year, this month is used by educational organizations to bring awareness to the importance of reading to and with children to establish a life-long love of reading and increase literacy … Continue reading

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Speech-Language Therapy outside the School

Often when a child has difficulty with speech or language, school services are the first line of defense. Speech-language pathology services offered in schools are often an exceptional option: they are cost effective and are focused on the child’s academic … Continue reading

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Twice Exceptional Students: How Speech Therapy Can Help

Last week we discussed “twice exceptional” students, children who are intellectually gifted, but also have one or more disabilities. Twice exceptional students face unique challenges in the classroom in that their strengths are often masked by their weaknesses, so their … Continue reading

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Twice Exceptional Students

When we think of the term “exceptional students”, we tend to think of children that fall into one of two categories: those who are considered “gifted” or significantly above average intellectually, or those who have physical or intellectual challenges. However, … Continue reading

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