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Using Sensory To Build Language In Gestalt Processors Apr 26, 2023

As human beings, we rely heavily on our senses to process and interpret the world around us. Sensory processing involves our ability to take in, organize and respond to sensory information from our environment.

In speech therapy, using sensory strategies can be extremely effective in...

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Why Understanding Dysregulation is Important for Gestalt Processors Apr 19, 2023

Language development is a complex process. 

And we know how important it is for parents, caregivers, and educators to ensure that children receive rich and varied sensory experiences in order to promote language development. 

When we understand how dysregulation can affect our ability...

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5 Ways To Presume Competence Apr 13, 2023

As Speech-Language Pathologists, we know that the language we use matters.

Presuming competence is a core principle of neurodiversity affirming care. 

Using neurodiversity affirming language impacts not only our interactions with our clients but also how we frame reports, write goals, and...

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Why We Need to Presume Competence When Working with Autistic Children Apr 11, 2023

As a neurodiversity affirming SLP, it is vital to presume competence. Presuming competence means that you believe that every child, regardless of their abilities or disabilities, has the potential to learn and grow. It is a vital aspect of providing effective therapy and it is foundational to ND...

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Beyond Autism Awareness: Making the Shift to Autism Acceptance Apr 05, 2023

It’s April so you know what that means? It’s Autism Acceptance Month! 

You may have seen both the terms autism awareness and autism acceptance being used. Keep reading to learn the difference between autism awareness and autism acceptance. 

The History of Autism...

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