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Professional Development through Prentke Romich Company

Posted November 18, 2015 in Stories and Strategies for Success

As speech language pathologists, we must continue our education and keep on top of current trends and evidence-based treatments. Over the past few years, I’ve attended several professional development conferences and some have stood out over others. I previously spoke of my my experience attending the Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) conference, which was one of my career awakening moments. So it came to no surprise that attending the Prentke Romich Company’s “Reality AAC” conference by Jane Odom that it would continue to peak my interest in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

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The Conversationalists

Posted November 11, 2015 in Stories and Strategies for Success

It’s November. Time for turkey and trimmings, friends and family, and maybe football and all things fun!! It’s that time of year when we embrace all that we have to be thankful for, and this year is no exception for me. I have a ton of reasons to be thankful!

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REALIZE the Power of Language

Posted November 4, 2015 in What's New!

As a parent and grandparent, I’m always keen to help my kids achieve their best. More specifically, I want to see them improve over time. Years ago, if my daughter started the swim season with a time of 2 minutes to swim 100m and ended at 1 minute and 30 seconds, then she’d improved. And earlier this year, when my grandson started ice skating and went from falling over 30 times in 45 minutes to falling over twice in the same time period, then I counted that as a win!

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