By Margaret Lehman Blake and Jerry K. Hoepner
December 21, 2021
This article shares examples of how relating neuroscience to daily life can help make the material accessible to students.
By Emily R. Doll
September 30, 2021
Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety-based childhood disorder that prevents a child from speaking in specific situations—often this is anywhere outside the home, or to anyone other than immediate family members (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). One…
By Ken Bleile, PhD
September 17, 2021
If your doctor recommends a procedure, you likely will ask what’s involved—how it’s performed, what is the recovery time, what are possible complications, and so on. Your doctor expects those questions, and they will likely give you answers even if you…
By Evette Edmister, PhD
August 13, 2021
AAC offers many benefits to a child’s development of communication (Romski et al., 2015). This blog explores three questions that families ask about AAC, especially when their child is younger. These frequently encountered, heartfelt questions include:…
By Nan Bernstein Ratner and Shelley B. Brundage
July 27, 2021
In this article, we address two major themes: We start first with what we call popular “mysteries”—supposed facts about stuttering that the lay public finds odd or surprising. These tend to involve conditions under which stuttering behaviors vary in…