A New Year Brings a New Outlook for Pediatric Therapists

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The New Year is here and school’s back in session. As you move forward into 2014, it’s a good time to take a step back so you can plan ahead. Take time to evaluate your professional criteria, your career strategy, and your future outlook as a professional. Refresh Your Resume Once a year is a… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology Apps: Multiple Meanings Library

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“I like to play soccer against my brother.” “Zoe is leaning against the door.” What do these two sentences have in common? The answer is easy: the word “against.” And for most people, the difference in the meaning of that word, from sentence one to sentence two, is just as simple. But this may not… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology Apps: School of Multi-Step Directions

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What better place to learn and master speech than at school? Created by a certified speech and language pathologist, Virtual Speech Center’s School of Multi-Step Directions app makes the concept of learning in a school setting intriguing and fun. Children aged five through 12 will be captivated as they build auditory comprehension of multi-step directions… Read more »

Kick Start 2014: Regroup and Refocus

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Where did autumn go? It seems like just last week that students were filing into the classroom for the first time this school year – and yet here we are in overdrive as we count down the days till Holiday Break. What can you do to be prepared for the New Year, both at work… Read more »

Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services Receives ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider Recognition

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ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Speech-Language Pathologist. ATLANTA, GA –October 29, 2013-The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association (ASHA) has approved Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations to provide continuing education… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology Apps: Fun with R

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The most difficult sound for children to produce during speech articulation practice is R. A new iTunes app created by Virtual Speech Center, Inc., effectively addresses this challenge through captivating activities and rewards – including colorful flashcards, a matching game and another old favorite: Bingo. Fun with R, priced at $19.99, is “well stocked (and… Read more »

Rewarding Students for Their Progress

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Over the course of a school year, or even a single class period, you work with a mosaic of students who can be as different from one another as night and day. They look different, they behave differently, they come from different backgrounds – and last but not least, they learn differently. Likewise, you need… Read more »

Keeping Your Child Attentive During Speech Therapy

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School is back in session and now that the novelty of the first few days or weeks has worn thin, how do successful speech pathologists engage their young students and keep them involved in their ongoing progress throughout the year? The secret is in making therapy fun. Whether your goal is language intervention and improvement,… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathologist Apps: Articulation Games

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Articulation Games by Virtual Speech Center, Inc., is the latest in a series of speech articulation game apps. What sets it apart from its predecessors, as noted by one recent user, is the wider variety of play options offered. And especially in its most recently-launched Version 1.2, Articulation Games provides even better and more sophisticated… Read more »

Looking for a Great Setting for Your CF Year? Consider Schools!

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Schools sometimes get a bad rap with new graduates, who tend to view medical and clinical environments as the most varied and stimulating. However, school settings have a lot going for them, aspects you may have not considered. Here are several valuable reasons why schools are perfect for a first position:  Consistent hours equal a… Read more »