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Thinking Outside of the Box with Speech and Language Therapy

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Children of all ages within schools receive speech and language therapy. Some are not native English speakers, others need assistance with articulation, and some may have pragmatic needs due to an autism diagnosis. Each individual has different needs for their therapy sessions. It is important to look at the goals for each child and set up ways to actively engage them when they are with you for therapy.

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Helping Nonverbal Students Connect with Electronic Devices

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Imagine that you are a kindergarten child and unable to speak. There are many young children who are able to understand language, but simply unable to verbally respond. In many cases, they have the words which they need, but the processing required to get the speech out is a struggle. Speech and language pathologists work with students on this in traditional ways. The problem is that these children need to be able to communicate within classrooms and beyond. They have things to say and if they can’t get it out in one way or another, it will show in socially unacceptable behaviors. This is detrimental to the child in many ways and may make them more distant from their peers.

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The Need for Therapy Rooms

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More and more students in schools are experiencing anxiety, stress, sensory concerns, and additional problems. Some of these students have general special needs. Many of them may be identified as autistic or have some other kind of disability. Teachers and other school professionals are working on ways to address this and help as many children as possible. Sometimes therapy sessions assist them in a traditional way, but kids may need more.

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