Praxis?  What is that?

Praxis? What is that?

As many of you know I run a professional development program called Team Talk with Cathy Love (OT).  Our topic this week was Praxis.  Having only discovered the full scope of Praxis last year, I really pushed for this topic to be included in our topics for the 2017...
Moving from Learning to Read to Reading to Learn

Moving from Learning to Read to Reading to Learn

A few weeks ago, I went to the Language Literacy and Learning 3-day conference in Perth. It was a phenomenal 3 days, with amazing keynotes, great workshops and discussions. Having speech pathologists, psychologists and teachers in the same place guaranteed stimulating...
How to get Speech Homework Done

How to get Speech Homework Done

I love working on Speech Sounds.  In comparison to much of my caseload it is straightforward.  We establish the sound, practice it, put in words, practice it, and then put it in phrases, practice it and so on.  The sequence is predictable and the student keeps on...
Beyond the Clinic

Beyond the Clinic

I love it when I get the chance to work beyond the clinic room. This week I had the absolute pleasure of working with a group of Scout and Joey leaders. In my work with young people on the Autism Spectrum I realised that many of them are involved in Scouting with...

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