For November 2017, we reviewed 34 journals and identified 118 articles as potentially relevant to Pediatric and School-Based SLPs. We then narrowed it down to what's covered here. For more on how we do this, see here.

 

 

Predictors of social success in children with autism

Many children with autism experience social successes. Why is that? What is it about these kids, about what they’re doing or the environment they’re in, that make them successful? First, the authors of this study had to...

 

Teaching text structures to boost comprehension: What makes for a good intervention?

If your work brings you into contact with the Common Core standards, you probably know that they majorly up the ante for students to read and interact with expository (so, informational, not narrative) text, starting as early as kindergarten. A popular strategy...

 

The roles of spelling exposure and print referencing in vocabulary instruction

This article begins with a literature review that differentiates simply exposing a child to the spelling of a word in print from explicitly referencing that spelling in print, referred to as print referencing. When using print referencing, the researchers prompted students to...

 

Throwback (2015): How you correct students’ grammatical errors matters

Sometimes it feels pretty easy to know what to treat. You treat what’s missing from a child’s speech–language inventory, right? (Mostly. Kind of.) However, knowing how to treat is much more challenging. This study considers just that, in the context of grammatical intervention...

 

Throwback (2013): Diagnosing DevLangDis in English learners

Fortunately, there are a decent number of assessments around for Spanish-English bilinguals, but for the one million kids out there with less common home languages? Yeah, pretty much nothing. Until the day we have a Tagalog–English CELF, we have to improvise. These researchers wondered whether they could discriminate typical vs. language-impaired ELL children based on...

 

And more...

On children with cochlear implants and SLP–caregiver communication...

 

Perspective Pieces

On goal writing, bilingual assessment, and narrative skill development...

 

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