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Speech & Language Impairment

Special Education How to Support Students Who Stutter in Class
Between 5 percent and 10 percent of all children will stutter, as presidential contender Joe Biden once did, at some period in their life, federal data indicates.
Corey Mitchell, August 28, 2020
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English-Language Learners Minority Students Missing Out on Speech and Language Services, Study Finds
Black and Hispanic children are not receiving speech and language therapy at the same rate as similar white peers, which could set them up for academic problems later on, says new research.
Christina A. Samuels, August 8, 2017
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Student Well-Being Autism Treatment Should Include All Needed Therapies, Says Ed. Dept.
School districts must evaluate children with autism to see if they need speech and language, occupational, or other therapies, in addition to behavior-focused treatments.
Christina A. Samuels, July 29, 2015
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School & District Management Online Crowdsourcing a Potential Tool for Speech Therapy Research
Untrained listeners recruited through a crowdsourcing platform rated speech sounds as accurately as trained listeners, a study found.
Christina A. Samuels, February 27, 2015
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Student Well-Being Talk Therapy an Option for Those Using Assistive Technology to Speak
Psychologist Amy Szarkowski figured out provide therapy to work with clients who use communication devices to replace their own voices.
Nirvi Shah, August 22, 2012
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Special Education Text-to-Speech App Now Features Children's Voices
For the first time, children who cannot speak or who have speech impairments and use the text-to-speech app Proloquo2Go will sound a little more like themselves, thanks to months of work recording real children speaking.
Nirvi Shah, July 30, 2012
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Early Childhood N.Y.C. Special-Needs Students Lack Services, Access to Elite High Schools
The city failed to provide special education services to about 1 in 4 students entitled to them during the 2009-10 school year, and the city's most elite high schools need to admit more students with disabilities.
Nirvi Shah, February 2, 2012
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Special Education And the Oscar goes to...
New findings discussed at a research symposium on stuttering in Washington in February suggest educators are just beginning to understand the interconnected causes of the condition.
Nirvi Shah, February 25, 2011
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