What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC Evaluations

What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC Evaluations

As a speech-language pathologist for more than 18 years, I have spent most of my career in the field of augmentative and alternative communication. My key interests have always been children and adults who have complex communication needs. This population displays a variety of disabilities, but my past and current caseloads include mostly children with… Continue Reading

Expert Ways to Help Your ASD Child Learn and Maintain Language

Expert Ways to Help Your ASD Child Learn and Maintain Language

“Why does it seem that an autistic child doesn’t retain words that he has spoken before?”                                                                                                                                                                  — Paul Hi there, Thank you so much for your question.  It is a really great one and highlights a really important aspect of effective teaching.  It is not uncommon for children with autism to appear to… Continue Reading

Inspirational New Book Provides Natural Ways to Treat ASD

Inspirational New Book Provides Natural Ways to Treat ASD

HEALING WITHOUT HURTING: Treating ADHD, Apraxia, and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally & Effectively Without Harmful Medication In this time of great urgency, the number of children being diagnosed with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and their co-morbid conditions—such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, impulsivity, and aggression—is growing exponentially. Yet, the… Continue Reading