More AAC assessment tools have become available in recent years (and they keep growing!). One thing to take note of is that dynamic assessment is key for best practice when evaluating the pediatric population. In this post, we also share links to various AAC evaluation and progress measures.
An individual has a voice disorder when their vocal pitch, quality, and/or loudness are different from what is expected. Many children who have voice disorders can improve these features through treatment from a speech-language pathologist (SLP).
This Q & A is with an audiologist. Amanda talks about her work as a pediatric audiologist, gives advice for parents and caregivers, and shares how she works with SLPs!
Many individuals with autism or development disabilities have pragmatic language delays or disorders. Read more to find out how to support their development in this area!
Executive functioning involves attention, information processing, flexible and purposeful behavior, and goal setting. We use our executive functions all day every day, which is why they are important skills to develop.
In this blog post, we discuss the basics of what augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is, who uses AAC, the SLP's role in AAC, and how caregivers are involved.