Time Management Tools for the Therapist

by VocoVision on May 19, 2017

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time managementTime management is one of the most crucial talents for any therapist, but especially important for all school-based therapists. Between managing your appointments, needing to respond to emails, and filing paperwork, time can suddenly feel elusive. To combat the need for more time, here are some tricks and tools that you can utilize to help manage what time you have. [continue reading…]

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Sensory Tools That Help

by VocoVision on May 12, 2017

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sensory toolsWhile phone applications and computer programs have helped therapists tremendously over the years, there is still nothing quite like a hand-held object that helps the patient. Sensory tools, often disguised as toys, are a huge help to special needs children. They help develop motor skills, improve vocabulary skills, hone social skills, and spark creativity in the challenged child. Here are some sensory tools and toys that can help the therapist and the patient! [continue reading…]

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Daily Gratitude to Help Speech Therapy

by VocoVision on May 5, 2017

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daily gratitudeDaily gratitude can be one of the simplest acts, and yet it’s one that we seem to only reserve for Thanksgiving. There are so many benefits to utilizing daily gratitude and speech therapists would do well to add it to their toolkit. Here are your top reasons why: [continue reading…]

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How to Address Apraxia of Speech in Adults

by VocoVision on April 28, 2017

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apraxia adultsWhen our elders are faced with a health issue, sometimes it can result in other health issues. For instance, someone has high blood pressure that leads to a heart attack. Or a loved one has a stroke and then loses function in one part of their face. It is often a struggle for our once vibrant loved ones to deal with debilitating health problems. And speech is at the top of the list when it comes to things we do not wish to lose control of. How else can we express our emotions, anger, or communicate desires? [continue reading…]

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Who is The Stuttering Foundation?

by VocoVision on April 21, 2017

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stuttering resourcesIf you stutter, have a child who stutters, or work with children who stutter, you know how hard it can be to communicate with others. It’s a situation that often leaves a person feeling “less than” other people, not being good enough or even equal to their peers. Malcolm Fraser knew all too well how that felt and worked to begin a non-profit organization that is now known as The Stuttering Foundation. Today we want to share with you the history and the purpose of this fantastic organization. [continue reading…]

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Is There Room for Speech Therapists in The Future?

by VocoVision on April 14, 2017

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speech therapist futureWith the growing trend of using technology to help with speech therapy, one often wonders if there is any real need for audiologists and speech therapists. Even though the use of technology is encouraging and helpful, there will always be a need for humans to facilitate the care. [continue reading…]

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Top 4 Speech Therapy Mobile Apps for 2017

by VocoVision on April 7, 2017

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speech apps familiesFor parents on the go, and parents who just need a little extra help, mobile apps geared to speech therapy are often a blessing in disguise. It allows your child to utilize a tool and work on speech therapy homework with ease. Often using games and technology can make speech therapy easier, allowing the parent to engage in a fun game with their child. Here are the top speech therapy mobile apps you should be downloading – if you don’t have them already! [continue reading…]

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