Seeing People Wearing Masks

I had a couple of requests for a story about seeing other people wear masks out in public. I had been thinking about writing one because I live in Wisconsin and while many people are wearing masks in stores, not everyone is. Even as an adult, it felt kind of strange and startling to s
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What Will They Call This?

Since all of this COVID-19 stuff has started, I have been wondering what “all this” will be called in the history books.  Even as I am experiencing it, I am thinking about how this unprecedented time will be remembered, about how future generations will learn about the Coronaviru
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Consistency During a Lockdown

These times are unprecedented. Many of us are just going day-to-day making sure we brush our teeth. That’s okay. One day at a time has never had more meaning. I’ve heard from a few parents whose children receive speech or occupational therapy. They are distraught because they know how
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How to Cope with Disrupted Family Routines During COVID-19

Autism Speaks shares some helpful advice for dealing with the sudden and drastic change in routines that our households are currently experiencing. These changes are especially challenging for children who have autism. Visual daily schedules, increased physical activity, organized fam
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Five Steps to Get Started in Telepractice

During this time of physical distancing, in-person speech therapy is not an option. Fortunately, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association offers the following recommendations for establishing tele-therapy with speech therapy patients. For the complete article, please visit ASH
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