Please Explain Anxiety to Me!

Please Explain Anxiety to Me! Do you have a child that suffers from anxiety? How about a family member? Recently, I discovered this book online, Please Explain Anxiety to Me! I was immediately drawn to this book because of the high prevalence of anxiety in children today. According to the AADA (Anxiety and Depression Association […]

Song for a Whale

Song for A Whale When I was first contacted about this book, Song For A Whale, I was immediately interested in reviewing the book. As a speech language pathologist, I felt connected to the topic of the book, which is about communication and the feeling of belonging. My clients, who have complex communication needs struggle […]

Artie is Awesome, Author Interview and Review

Artie is Awesome, a book written by a Speech Language Pathologist and Parent Are you looking for a children’s book about Autism and/or a communication disorder? Check out this book, Artie is Awesome written by Deidra Darst, speech language pathologist and parent. Deidra wrote to this book to help celebrate the uniqueness of each individual, […]

I (HEART) Art By the Metropolitan Museum of Art

I (Heart) Art by The Metropolitan Museum of Art I received this beautiful book, I (HEART) Art By the Metropolitan Museum of Art from Abrams Books a couple of weeks ago for review. This book is like a piece of artwork with it’s eccentric design and interesting layout. The book is arranged by themes and […]

Author Interview with Noreen O’Sullivan, I’ll Tell You Why….

Author Interview  I am excited to present this interview with Noreen O’Sullivan. I have had the pleasure of interviewing and getting to know Noreen over email these past few weeks. I have found Noreen to be inspirational because of her mission to help others and her positive spirit. To see the full review of I’ll […]

I’ll Tell You Why..I Can’t Wear Those Clothes

Do you have a child with a sensory processing disorder? This book, I’ll Tell You Why..I Can’t Wear Those Clothes caught my eye a couple of weeks ago on social media after seeing a review of this thoughtful and beautiful book by Noreen O’Sullivan. To read my interview with Noreen, click here! I’ll Tell You […]

Children’s Books Written by SLPs

Are you looking for children’s book that help improve speech and language development? I am excited to present this guest post that I wrote for ASHA Leader Blog that lists children’s book authors that are also speech language pathologists. Children’s Books Written by SLPs  

Executive Functioning, ADHD and the Student Planner

About Purple Trail I was recently contacted by Purple Trail, a small company that offers various services such as personalized cards, calendars, different types of planners and a variety of stationary. When searching their site, a product caught my eye in its functionality, which is appropriate for this time of year. A Student Planner! Although […]

Hints and Tips for Parental Anxieties

Around the holidays, it’s natural to feel a little more anxious with already packed schedules! I wanted to share this guest post written by Jennifer Dawson about parental anxieties. Jennifer Dawson is freelance researcher and writer, who works in co-operation with a range of sites offering help, guidance and knowledge on coping with parenthood in general. […]

Adapted Hanukkah Story for Children with Special Needs

Are you looking for a resource to help your child learn about Hanukkah? For many older children with special needs, finding age appropriate books that explain the story of Hanukkah can be challenging. For one of my students I created an adapted book with Boardmaker Symbols. As a speech language pathologist, I have found creating […]