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  • 00:16

    Bilingualism & Speech Delay

    in Education

    Should parents stick with only one language, if  their child has a speech delay?
    Does bilingualism confuse children with speech delays?
    Can bilingualism cause speech delays?
    If you've been told that speaking to your own child in your native language is doing him harm, then please listen to this show!
    If you're a speech therapist and have ideas that are going against what you were taught in college or at an internship, then this show is for you!
    If you want to better understand bilingualism and its relationship to speech and language development, then please tune in or listen in archives.
    The children are depending on us to know what's helpful and what is not.  Let's be there for them and help them to become better communicators.
    I'm Noelle Michaels, speech and learning specialist, and I truly love my job.
    www.superbtherapy.blogspot.com
    www.blogtalkradio.com/superbtherapy
    I can be reached via email: noellemichaels@hotmail.com
    I am happy to answer your questions or address your concerns.  I look forward to hearing from you!

  • 00:31

    Successful Strategies for Speech Therapy Part Two

    in Health

    Take a listen as Mark reviews the principles of success with the  speech therapy experience.  This show is designed for persons with communication difficulties, care givers and speech language pathologists and reviews some of the principles for success.  Take a listen so you won't have to experience the common pitfalls that could happen.  Learn what to do to assure success and establish an optimum relationship in therapy.  Learn how to make sure that everyone is in agreement every step of the way in the therapy process.

  • 00:52

    #254 Cute Ideas for Valentine's Day for Toddlers in Speech Therapy Sessions

    in Parents

    I love Valentine's Day, don't you??


    Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she discusses cute ideas to use during therapy with toddlers for Valentine's Day. All ideas are listed here in this post. In the post you'll also find links to FREE Therapy Tip of the Week videos with even more ideas! Hope you enjoy these ideas with your little sweethearts! 


     

  • 01:04

    #252 Ideas for Toddlers Who Don't Sit Still for Speech Therapy

    in Parents

    Join pediatric speech-language pathologist Laura Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP as she provides ideas for a mom who complained that her child can't sit still to work with her on developing language and has difficulty maintaining attention during therapy sessions. 


    From Laura... Here's the truth... MANY late talking toddlers can't (not WON'T) sit still. We'll BRIEFLY talk about why that is and then move on to ideas that WORK for our friends who need to move, move, move. Here's a list of things I do with my busiest little friends:



    Do what they like!
    Decrease demands overall so that a child doesn't feel "forced." Participation is your ONLY goal. This can dramatically help!!
    Don't sit... MOVE! Target language during gross motor movement or outside playground activities such as sliding, jumping on a trampoline, swinging, etc...
    Try social games where moving is a part of the game - Ring Around the Rosies, Row Row Your Boat, Ride a Little Horsie - verbal routines during those games to target receptive and expressive language.
    Introduce play that involves moving - improvise a basketball game even without a hoop, bowling, launcher toys, and relay games
    Work on Structured Teaching Tasks - TEACCH method
    Over time begin to alternate activities move - sit - move - sit
    Modify a child's space so that movement is less of an option. Beware....belting them into a high chair is usually NOT a good option! 
    Don't try strategies for older children like "if/then." Many times our little friend DON'T understand that promise.
    Reinforce sitting.  

  • 00:36

    Music Therapy Research 2025

    in Health

    The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)  hosted, “IMPROVING ACCESS AND QUALITY: MUSIC THERAPY RESEARCH 2025” (MTR 2025) July 16-18, 2015. This was a working symposium sponsored by AMTA to recommend guidance for future research in music therapy. The meeting was comprised of invited speakers and delegates. Interested music therapy professionals were invited to attend this meeting as general attendees and observers.Dr. Meganne Masko and Annette Whitehead-Pleaux were able to attend this symposium and will join me to share what they experienced at #MTR2025 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm CDT.

  • 00:16

    The Speech Stories Technique for Verbal Apraxia

    in Education

    Is your child frustrated because no one understands him (or her)?
    If your child has been diagnosed with Verbal Apraxia then you will love the Speech Stories technique developed by Speech Language Pathologist, Noelle Michaels.
    Noelle uses words and sounds that a child can produce to build his confidence and belief that he is a capable communicator!  The child begins to act more maturely and temper tantrums lessen or disappear!
    You can learn to make up short repetitive stories of about 3 pages that your child can learn to read aloud with you, and eventually read by themselves.  Even 2 year olds will love Speech Stories! 

  • 00:35

    Journal Club: Journal of Music Therapy Vol 52 No 1

    in Health

    Dr. Meganne Masko joins me to discuss music therapy research in the Journal of Music Therapy, Spring 2015, Volume 52, Number 1. If you'd like to participate or prepare for Journal Club, read the abstracts of each article prior to the show. We'll discuss our impressions of the research and how we apply each article to our work as board certified music therapists.

  • Urban Therapy with Sun #146 A Long, Carzy Summer.

    in Lifestyle

    We see a lot of strange things in the summertime. You never know what you're gonna get on a daily basis while you're driving, riding public transportation, walking, sitting on your porch or steps, shopping, looking out of your window or whatever. The summertime does crazy things to people. It' makes some people act out. When you think about it, you've probably seen the wildest things ever during the warm weather months. So, what have you seen this year? How about last year?
    This is a call in show.
    You are encouraged to share anything crazy that you've seen this summer. Nothing is too wild, ratchet, ghetto, unbelievable, ridiculous or just plain wrong.
    I know that personally, I don't have to leave my street. I have pictures! They give me a show every single day! Wait until I share my stories. Share yours as well and let's have some fun on this show.
    There may be drugs involved. In fact I know there will be.

  • 00:01

    Flow Therapy with Frank and Cocoa

    in Women

    Flow Therapy with Frank and Cocoa #Top10 Countdown

  • Flow Therapy with Frank and Cocoa

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    Flow Therapy with Frank and Cocoa. Top 10 Coutdown!

  • What is Angel Therapy Healing

    in Spirituality

    Join me Saturday August 29th at 4pm EST for my special show on Angel Therapy Healing - what is it and how doe it work.


    Also, I will share my weekly angel card reading for August 31th through September 6th.


    This week I was guided to use the Angels of Atlantis Oracle Cards deck by Stewart Pearce. And I will  be taking your listener calls for mini angel readings! 


    Call in for a reading at 424-675-6837. Join me at Facebook at Bcalvanocoaching


    Subscribe by email to receive my weekly  angel messages at www.bcalvanocoaching.com


    Angel light and love, Barbara