Implementing the Stuttering Modification Approach for Pediatric Patients

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource outlines stuttering modification approaches with tools to use them and support home practice. Kohmäscher, A., Primaßin, A., Heiler, S., Da Costa Avelar, P., Franken, M.-C., & Heim, S. (2023). Effectiveness of stuttering modification treatment in school-age children who stutter: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Brignell, A., Krahe, […]
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Identifying Apraxia in the 0-3 Population: A Roadmap of Early Indicators

March 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource provides a roadmap for understanding how CAS may present in the 0-3 year population and what we can do about it. Davis, B.L., & Velleman, S.L. (2000). Differential diagnosis and treatment of developmental apraxia of speech in infants and toddlers. Infant-toddler intervention: the transdisciplinary journal. Highman, C., Overby, M., Leitão, S., Abbiati, C., […]
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Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Treatment Strategies and Cards

March 15, 2024 by Megan Berg.
Effective intervention for childhood apraxia of speech should include collaborative intervention across all of the child’s communication environments. This activity involving repetitive practice with articulatory movements and initial sounds of words is for parents, therapists, and educators who are seeking therapeutic activities to promote positive communicative interactions in the home, school, and clinic environments.
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Speech Samples: How to Elicit, Interpret, and Set Treatment Goals

February 29, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource gives helpful tips and a roadmap to getting speech samples across age ranges, ways to interpret them and directions for how to make meaningful goals. Spencer, T. D., Tolentino, T. J., & Fostera, M. E. (2023). Impact of discourse type and elicitation task on language sampling outcomes. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Wilder, […]
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Universal Articulation Screener Tool

December 31, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This one-page screener provides a quick way to identify error sounds in all positions at the word level. It has information you need to dig deeper or pursue further assessment as indicated.
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Accounting for Prematurity in Speech, Language, and Feeding in the First Two Years of Life

November 30, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource is designed to support parents/caregivers in understanding how developmental milestones may vary for their child who was born prematurely. Your Preemie’s Growth: Developmental Milestones. Pediatric Patient Education 2021; 10.1542/ppe_document142. American Academy of Pediatrics. Festila, D. (2014). Suckling and non-nutritive sucking habit: What should we know? Clujul Medical, 87(1), 11–14.
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