ASHA - AAC and Speech Devices from PRC An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Registry fees are paid by the participant directly to the ASHA National Office. The annual ASHA CE Registry fee allows registration of an unlimited number of ASHA CEUs for the calendar year. Contact the ASHA CE staff at 800-498-2071 ext. 8591 for CE Registry fee subscription information: www.asha.org The Prentke Romich Company (PRC) licenses a patented technology that is in PRC products trademarked as Accent, ECO, ECOpoint, SpringBoard Lite, and Vantage Lite. This presentation will focus exclusively on Accent, ECO, ECOpoint, SpringBoard Lite, and Vantage Lite and will not include information regarding other similar or related augmentative and alternative (AAC) communication devices. Most of our presenters are salaried, employee-owners of the Prentke Romich Company. Disclosure: Financial—Employee or contracted of/by Prentke Romich CompanyNonfinancial—Employees are employee-owners of the Prentke Romich Company.
Alpha, Beta Brainwaves Differ in Those With Autism A new study shows that brain waves in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) differ from those in people without ASD. The findings show that ASD individuals exhibit fewer beta and alpha waves in certain regions of the brain as well as irregular patterns in the frontal lobe. Beta brainwaves are higher frequency waves that dominate when we feel alert, attentive, and are intensely focused. For the study, researchers at the University of Malaysia Sarawak compared the brainwave patterns of ten individuals with ASD to those of ten typical individuals to see if they could identify any differences in brain waves among the participants with and without the disorder. ASD is a group of neurological dysfunctions that result in challenges in thinking, talking, recognizing and expressing emotion, and social situations. The researchers used a quantitative electroencephalogram (QEEG), which measures electrical activity through 19 electrodes resting on the head during specific tasks.
SA Life - Geocaching - a modern day treasure hunt! Right this moment, all over the world, in parks, suburban streets and even lonely corners of the wild, there are literally millions of treasures awaiting discovery. Geocaching - the tech-age love-child of orienteering and scavenger hunting – has taken a global hold, and it’s already in a location near you. Darren and his clan are addicted to the challenge. Darren: It’s a really good family activity. Caches can be as small as a film canister, or as large as a dumpster… the challenge is in how well they’re hidden, and there is a range of difficulty, from easy, to real smarty pants expert. Briony: (at computer) So this is how you get started, I’m on the Geocaching dot com website, I’ve typed in a username & a password, & my entry level membership is completely free, I type in a postcode of the area where I’d like to search & up come all the co-ordinates for all the geocaches in the area.
Courses Store This module is an overview of the characteristics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the criteria used to diagnose children with ASD. The Understanding Autism training was developed by the Mid-Missouri Rapid Response Initiative, which is funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health Division of Developmental Disabilities. An online module was created from the training through a partnership with the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelomental Disorders, University of Missouri Extension, and the Division of Developmental Disabilities Office of Autism Services. El video de capacitación está disponible en idioma inglés solamente, pero las diapositivas de la presentación y la hoja con recursos están disponibles en idioma español y puede bajarlas. PRESENTER INFORMATION Janet E.
CEUs through NSA & StutterTalk | National Stuttering Association The National Stuttering Association and StutterTalk podcast are excited to announce a new opportunity for speech-language professionals to earn continuing education units. Our joint course will be available for CEUs for approximately 6 months, free of charge, through the National Stuttering Association. How It Works: Listen to the selected episodes in their entiretyAfter listening, click the link to Classmarker.com to take the test specific to that episodeUpon successful completion of the test, Classmarker will issue a certificate of completion, which can be printed immediatelyEach episode/test is valid for 6 (six) months from the date of posting (end dates given beside each test link)Each episode/test is valid for 0.10 ASHA-approved CEUs Episodes: NSA/StutterTalk CEU 1 (episode 429) What Speech-Language Pathologists Need to Know about the Emerging Medical Treatments in Stuttering ADHD and Stuttering (episode 436) The Stigma of Stuttering (episode 440)
Experience 60 seconds of how it feels to live with autism. Certain things can drive me up a wall. Like the drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. Make it stop already! GIFs via the National Autistic Society/YouTube. Or deafening, nonstop police sirens outside my window that just. won't. quit. Nope, nope, nope. That's why a video made by the U.K. For the first time, I was able to get a glimpse into the world as it's experienced by many who have autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) — a developmental condition that can hinder a person's social, emotional, or communication skills. A lot of these folks experience sensory sensitivity, which makes it hard to process sensory information like sounds, sights, or tastes. This magical button delivers Upworthy stories to you on Facebook: For someone who has ASD, a sound (like those obnoxious police sirens I mentioned earlier) can be magnified and distorted. To people without sensory sensitivity, those police sirens may just be annoying. Autism is more than just sensory sensitivity, though. You can't "see" it.
Years F–4 | Key understandings | Years F–4 | Sequential development of understanding maps | GeogSpace Introduction A set of guidelines about children's ability to interpret maps is provided in this illustration. It also contains information showing the different elements of the understanding of maps, and the sequence of stages through which students' progress. Learning goals This illustration of practice is designed to help teachers improve their students' understanding of maps. Geographical understanding and context An understanding of multiple kinds of maps is central to a mastery of geography. The multiple elements of map understanding and use are treated individually in this illustration. Learning approaches The research on children's understanding of maps has revealed that there are a number of separate elements or sub-skills that need to be developed. These elements of map understanding are: 1. The first element of map understanding is that maps are a plan view of the land surface, as distinct from a sideways view or an oblique aerial view. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. a. c. d. e. What you need Books:
LinguiSystems We believe your CEUs should be FREE! So, they are. We’ve added new courses and varied the formats (Online, Source® courses, and DVD for Groups presentations) to give you lots of learning options. The FREE CEU Program™ is a benefit of being a LinguiList™ member. Available Courses 1. Take these from the comfort of your home. 2. This popular series has FREE courses based on the books’ content. 3. Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with LinguiSystems, Inc.