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Bullying and Special Needs Children

By Dr. Brenda Gorman, CCC-SLP, Lingua Health Advisory Clinical Director There is a good chance that each of you remembers at least one school bully while growing up. You’ve also probably heard one or more horrendous stories in the news about children who have been bullied. Bullying is a problem that occurs not only in […]

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ASHA Resources: Practice Portal

By Dr. Brenda Gorman, CCC-SLP, Lingua Health Advisory Clinical Director and Marquette University Associate Professor, College of Health Sciences Speech Pathology and Audiology I recently learned about a wonderful new resource being introduced by ASHA, and I want to spread the good word. It’s the ASHA Practice Portal, currently accessible at http://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/. You can see […]

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Understanding Autism Can Highlight Strengths

By Dr. Brenda Gorman, CCC-SLP, Lingua Health Advisory Clinical Director and Marquette University Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences Speech Pathology and Audiology April continues to be the month for talking about puzzles.  That is because, as you have probably seen, the puzzle piece is often used in Autism graphics, and this month is National […]

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Can Special Needs Kids Be Bilingual?

By Brenda Gorman, PH.D., CCC-SLP, Advisory Clinical Director Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) strive to maximize the communication skills of their clients so that they can achieve their highest social, academic, and professional potential. Across the country, SLPs’ are increasingly serving clients who speak more than one language.  Many professionals believe that clients can more easily achieve […]

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