The Speech Carrot Blog
Enjoy a look into current speech-language practices, technologies, issues, and educational classroom topics. NOTE: Katie is a featured blogger for The ASHA Leader, official blog of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Speech therapy often integrates classroom educational curriculum, along with appropriate topics that both interest and motivate the student or patient. We encourage well-rounded educational, social, and practical aspects in communications, as conversational elements also factor into success. To leverage all of these components and achieve the greatest results—and to provide added global and diverse perspectives for continuing success in today’s environments—we often integrate national and world history, news, travel, culture, and fun facts.
Recent Blog Posts
Originally published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) on The ASHA Leader Blog, August 24, 2017. A recent study from the University of Toronto found that for every 30 minutes of daily screen use, a child’s risk of developing speech and language delays increases by 49%. Specifically, researchers found difficulties with expressive language or the ability to verbally communicate words, thoughts, and ideas with others…
Katie Suggs discussed the impact of technology on children on FOX 46 Charlotte, during Better Speech and Hearing Month.