Speech & Language Impairment
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.