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Culturally Affirming Executive Function Skills and Supports

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource helps you recognize and support executive functioning skills from non-dominant cultures and helps to broaden the perspective on therapeutic interventions for executive functioning challenges. Alcalá, L. (2023). The developing of executive function skills through culturally organized autonomy and helping. Infant and Child Development.House, R. J., Hanges, P. J., Javidan, M., Dorfman, P. W., […]
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Quick Reference Guide to Early Language and Speech Sound Treatment Approaches

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This is a quick guide to what evidence-based treatment approaches exist to tackle speech sound and language disorders in children under 6 years old. Alt, M., Meyers, C., Oglivie, T., Nicholas, K., & Arizmendi, G. (2014). Cross-situational statistically based word learning intervention for late-talking toddlers. Journal of Communication Disorders. Peter, B., Potter, N., Davis, J., […]
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My Child Stutters: Now What? Parent/Caregiver Handout

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This is a parent/caregiver handout that provides a starting point for families to begin navigating the impacts of stuttering on their child. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. (2024, March 2). Stuttering. Mayo Clinic.
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Parent Training Tips for AAC Implementation

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Parents and caregivers are the initial teachers of communication skills to young children. Children who require augmentative and alternative communication to support language require additional support from caregivers to acquire the language as well as access the language within their system to functionally communicate. Laubscher, E., Pope, L., & Light, J. (2024). “You Just Want […]
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Pediatric Feeding Data Collection Sheet

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Using data to support feeding decisions can be vital in improving feeding outcomes in infants. This chart provides a consistent way to monitor feeding outcomes with input, output and quality indicators to monitor quality-based feeding.
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Chair Yoga

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Yoga is a beneficial mode of exercise for all populations and can improve flexibility, strength, and mental health. Some people may not be able to safely engage in traditional yoga, and require chair-level modifications. This handout covers a variety of yoga exercises that can be performed in the chair.
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Older Adult Fall Prevention: Core Concepts

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
Falls are among a leading cause of physical injury, disability, and death for the older adult population and are connected to the interrelated aspects of cognition, physical abilities, and the environment. This handout details fall prevention concepts related to these aspects of fall risk for older adults and provides education, insight, and ideas for patients, […]
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Preeclampsia and Bed Rest in Pregnancy

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides information about preeclampsia and bed rest during pregnancy, with a focus on maintaining meaningful activities when the client has limited ability to engage in physical activity.
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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

April 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource provides foundational information about pelvic floor dysfunction, including an HEP handout with basic pelvic floor exercises. Cho, S. T., & Kim, K. H. (2021). Pelvic floor muscle exercise and training for coping with urinary incontinence. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, 17(6), 379–387.
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