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Childhood Apraxia of Speech Presentation Notes CAS Tips Tricks and Strategies CSHA 2019Download AAC Presentation Notes 1 Making AAC Fun and Functional CSHA 2019 w notesDownload AAC Videos:   Making AAC Fun and Functional Part 1 Making AAC Fun and Functional Part 2...

Apraxia and Articulation Cards

Apraxia and Articulation Cards

With a varied caseload from my school position and private clients, I am always looking for tools for my toolbox. A few years ago, after many years of purchasing items on TeachersPayTeachers, I started created activities to share and sell. I typically make activities...

Principles of Motor Learning for CAS

Principles of Motor Learning for CAS

What is all the fuss about Principles of Motor Learning (PML) and Childhood Apraxia of Speech? "Motor learning refers to the practice or experience leading to relatively permanent changes in the capability of movement (Schmidy & Lee 2005). As a child, I was a...

Convention Light Bulbs Echolalia

Convention Light Bulbs Echolalia

This year was my first year to attend our 2017 ASHA convention in Los Angeles.  While I had been able to attend the Texas conventions in the past (looking forward to CSHA next year), I hadn't been able to go to ASHA.  So let us just say I was like a kid in a candy...

Plurals teach and practice

Teaching Plurals My first year as an SLP, I came up with my greatest weakness, GRAMMAR!   Yep, not my forte.  I didn't really learn to write well until graduate school and still, it is laborious for me.  So I had to do some re-training personally so I could help my...

Expanding utterances

Expanding utterances

Childhood Apraxia of Speech and expanding utterances! My first year as an SLP (during my clinical fellowship year), I worked with a student with severe Childhood Apraxia of Speech.  This started me down a path of discovery and growth.  A few years ago I was able to...

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