Archive for November 2016

Consider Putting Idioms in Your Quick Social Responses!

The research on barriers for reading comprehension for students on the autism spectrum indicates that a lack of the ability to understand idioms in context is one key culprit. This actually makes sense to me. When understanding figurative language is a common weakness for these students, why would anyone expect that this wouldn’t interfere with what the student is reading? Books are full of idioms, more than I actually thought. […]

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Another /r/ Strategy for the SLP!

There are so many good strategies out there for developing the /r/ that I just had to share one more! Sometimes students need a 3-D model of what is it that you are trying to show them so that is why I wanted to share how you can use Play Dough to get the job done! Take a look! The conference for Dr. Ross Greene was amazing! We had 450 […]

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How to Get Your Student to Produce the Perfect /r/ in 5 Seconds!

If you didn’t already know, I worked for several years as an SLP. During that time, I saw my share of students with articulation errors. I’ve also done my share of strategies to help students correct these errors just like all of my fellow SLPs. Some sounds are an easy fix and others linger in the world of misarticulation for years. One of the biggest pains for all of the […]

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Do You Know About the 90 Second Pause?

When you are dealing with students who have behavior issues, you need all of the tools in your toolbox that you can get. Sometimes you need to use the 2+2, sometimes you need work systems, sometimes you do a planned ignore. No matter how many times your tried and true strategies work, there is always that one student who empties your toolbox. You find yourself running to the nearest Internet […]

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