Month: July 2016

How to improve the lives of people with dementia in long term care: applying Montessori principles

No-one wants to end up in a prison-like nursing home, but some of us will. And, although it’s not always polite to raise the issue, we’re all getting older: especially those folk in the Baby Boomer generation. Being stuck, sedated,...

/ 25 July 2016

14 practical ideas to help your late talker (with pictures!)

I can’t help myself. Even when defrazzling with the kids on school holidays, I’m on the look out for great ideas to help parents with late-talking toddlers or children with language learning impairments. As regular readers know, I enjoy reading about theories of language development and...

/ 17 July 2016

Hungry Like The Wolf: How I help adult clients decide on speech therapy goals that matter (to them)

And now for something completely different. Sometimes you read a research paper that blows your mind and changes your whole clinical approach to helping people with communication problems. In this article, I share my thoughts on one such paper that...

/ 7 July 2016