June 10th, 2010 | Posted in Uncategorized
The more scientists study Autism, the more they will find causes for this epidemic, from genetics to environment, to drugs. These findings will be invaluable information. See link to article (http://usat.me?38822834). However, no matter what the cause, in order to effectively treat individuals with autism, we must diagnose each individual’s learning style. Are they visual learners or auditory learners? Are they over stimulated by sensory input or under stimulated? Are they attempting to communicate? How are they attempting to communicate: gesturally or verbally? These are... ...Read more

June 7th, 2010 | Posted in Uncategorized
While working as a Speech Language Pathologist, classes provided a wonderful way continue to teach other growing professionals in the field. Here are a few thoughts that they wished to share regarding what they learned this previous year: 1. Lois Heymann is by far my favorite professor at SUNY New Paltz.  Through her dedication, patience, and passion for the field, she has taught me so much about auditory verbal therapy.  She has inspired me and taught me so much that I have and interest in... ...Read more