Sarah Conry

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Public Schools in a Perfect World

As much time as I spend writing about what I think people get wrong, it's important to keep some focus on what I want to see done right. So let's look at the major issues in education these days and consider what the positive outcome would be in a perfect world, and what would be a hopeful outcome …

Education

Opportunity and Hope in America's Public Schools

<i>"What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children. Any other ideal for our schools is narrow and unlovely; acted upon, it destroys our democracy."</i> - John Dewey, <i>The School and Society</i>, 1907<p>In America, our commitment to our public school …

The Difference Between ADHD and Executive Functioning Issues

ADHD<p>Executive Functioning Issues<p>What is it?<p>A brain-based condition that makes it hard for kids to concentrate, use working memory, organize and …

Autism

SLP Corner: 3 Podcasts That All SLPs Should Check Out ASAP

<b>by Erik X. Raj, Ph.D., CCC-SLP</b><p>Thanks to the Internet, there’s an endless amount of ways that we, as speech-language pathologists, can digitally share …

Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies

Most teachers care about their students’ results. If you are reading this article, you are undoubtedly one of them.<p>There is no doubt that teachers …

Sensory Corner: Tips for Going Places With Sensory-Challenged Kids

<i>Editor’s Note: Thanks to Lindsey Biel of (www.sensorysmarts.com and www. sensoryprocessingchallenes.com) for recommending this article. It is an</i> …

Late, delayed and mis-diagnosis of autism

It's inevitable that with all the mountains of autism research published on a daily basis, certain themes will occur at certain times. My post today …

15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher

<b>Organization Apps? Here Are 15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>There is no single way to effectively organize a …

Apps

The Best Speech Therapy Materials Made For SLPs By SLPs

sSpeech-language pathologists are one of the most intelligent and creative groups of people I've ever had the pleasure of interacting with.<p>Remember …

Communication Skills

How Having a Son With Autism Changed My Life

My son, Sean, was 2 years old when we first noticed something wasn’t quite right.He stopped pointing at things. He lost what little language he had …

Autism

Early Signs Your Child May Need Speech Therapy

Trying to determine if a child needs treatment for speech and language delay can be difficult and stressful for parents. Each child expresses him or …

Language Learning