Starting this month, we will list a selection of some of the most widely read and topical articles and resources that have come across our clinical radar.
- Reading for Understanding in ASD – A question and answer session with Dr. Shari Robertson on how to facilitate reading comprehension for students with autism. (The ASHA Leader)
- Make the Speech Referral Process Work for You – Practical ideas for streamlining the referral process and fostering better relationships with school staff.
- The growing demand for early childhood education – The importance of design in early learning centers. (Building Design + Construction)
- Clients Describe How Occupational Therapy Changed Their Lives in Video – People of different ages and with different disabilities describe what occupational therapy has meant to them. (AOTA)
- Scientists to Schools: Social, Emotional Development Crucial for Learning – 28 nationally recognized researchers released a statement on the link between social and emotional development to academics and an agenda for future research.
- Can Preschool Really Narrow Achievement Gaps? – A new study of over 12,000 students across 11 states found quality gaps in preschools between states as well as between preschools with low-income and minority populations compared to preschools with higher income, white populations.
- Multitasking Harms Recall—Music, Not So Much – While performing a second cognitive task reduced students’ ability to recall information by 33%, while listening to music had only a slight negative effect.
What was on your reading list this month? Please share your best below in the Comments.