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Blogjam  |   July 01, 2018
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Blogjam   |   July 01, 2018
The ASHA Leader, July 2018, Vol. 23, 20. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ.23072018.20
The ASHA Leader, July 2018, Vol. 23, 20. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ.23072018.20

“Ask yourself: How might my work with these students benefit from the perspective of an OT?”

—From SLP Kira Wright’s post on The Hello Foundation blog on successfully collaborating with occupational therapists (OTs).

“Even though our job is obviously to address the communication skills of our students and clients, I do feel a responsibility to invest in the whole child.”

—SLP Mia McDaniel lists the many benefits of using playdough in speech treatment on her blog Putting Words in Your Mouth.

“The upside is my artic[ulation] cards smell like spearmint and wintergreen.”

—In a post on Doyle Speech Works, SLP Annie Doyle shares her storage hack: using empty gum packets to store articulation cards.

“These are the emergent literacy adult superpowers: presuming competence and attributing meaning.”

—SLP Jane Farrall gives tips for encouraging early writing and literacy skills in students on her blog Jane Farrall Consulting.

“Puppets instantly ignite a child’s imagination, and they will be begging to participate.”

—One way to encourage narrative skills in young students is puppet storytelling. SLP Lisette Edgar has more strategies on the Speech Sprouts blog.
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