Archives forDr Jeff Marler

29
Apr
2016
Differently Abled

Differently Abled

By Jeffrey Marler on April 29, 2016 in Blog with No Comments

1. Open up a new browser tab and go to google.com.  Go ahead… I will wait. 2. Now type DIFFERENTLY ABLED and press enter. 3. Read the definition… This is what I got… I have a feeling you got the same. Way to go Google… But to be fair Bing.com gave the exact same result.  […]

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11
Feb
2016
5 suggestions to strengthen your marriage & your children’s happiness

5 suggestions to strengthen your marriage & your children’s happiness

By Jeffrey Marler on February 11, 2016 in Blog with No Comments

Time alone is rare for parents. Even more so for families with children who face learning challenges. “I’m tired of being the one who always has to call the babysitter! Can’t you take some responsibility for arranging our date night?” I heard those words from my wife quite a few years ago. Two of our […]

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18
Jan
2016
Having Fun with the Language of Play

Having Fun with the Language of Play

By Jeffrey Marler on January 18, 2016 in Blog with No Comments

In our last vlog we announced our new ASPIRE Interventions team member, Theresa Hunter. Many of you know Theresa through our Summer Speech Camp Program. She brings both passion and experience in early identification and intervention for children with communication challenges, especially children suspected of having social pragmatic disorder. But I don’t need to try […]

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5
Oct
2015
Individual + Group Therapy = Better Language + Happier Moms

Individual + Group Therapy = Better Language + Happier Moms

By Jeffrey Marler on October 5, 2015 in Blog with No Comments

ASPIRE moms share some of their concerns & victories! Do you have a child who struggles with her speech? Maybe he gets frustrated making or trying to keep friends? Are you worried that your child doesn’t learn very easily or doesn’t seem to have the language to communicate what happened in school that day? Individual […]

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16
Apr
2015
Making the School IEP Process Easier

Making the School IEP Process Easier

By Jeffrey Marler on April 16, 2015 in Blog with No Comments

Making the School IEP Process Easier (complete with a 9-step guide for parents) Getting a disabilities plan in place at school is often daunting for a concerned parent, to say the least. With a maze of paperwork, specialists, testing and meetings to navigate, it can be downright disheartening for parents who are unfamiliar with the […]

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4
Mar
2015
Making abstract concepts concrete for young children with social learning issues

Making abstract concepts concrete for young children with social learning issues

By Jeffrey Marler on March 4, 2015 in Blog with No Comments

 Strategies parents can use at home In our summer speech camp we use an interactive prop with the 5-8 year old group called Sensory Body to facilitate social learning. The camp setting is ideal for teaching the abstract concepts necessary for learning in a group and gives the kids opportunity to practice engaging with other […]

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29
Jan
2015
“I’m not sure we can make it through this:” How parents of special needs kids can lessen stress and have a healthy, happy marriage.

“I’m not sure we can make it through this:” How parents of special needs kids can lessen stress and have a healthy, happy marriage.

By Jeffrey Marler on January 29, 2015 in Blog with No Comments

Janet felt the resentment building and tried to squash it down, as usual.. Another disastrous trip to the grocery store with Daniel. She put the groceries away and sat down at the kitchen table, chin in hand, staring at the wall. “I can’t go on like this,” she thought, every nerve standing on end. Every […]

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9
Dec
2014
Top 5 Must-have Toys for Kids with Special Needs this Christmas

Top 5 Must-have Toys for Kids with Special Needs this Christmas

By Jeffrey Marler on December 9, 2014 in Blog with No Comments

Just in time for Christmas! Sometimes buying toys to put under the Christmas tree can be a lot like trying to get your kids to eat vegetables—you want them to have what’s good for them, but the response can be, well, lackluster. You want to have learning toys for them that will develop their minds, […]

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2
Dec
2014
Starting a private practice – Speech Language Pathology

Starting a private practice – Speech Language Pathology

By Jeffrey Marler on December 2, 2014 in Blog with No Comments

I  Twitter!    Follow Me I have really been trying to invest in the speech language pathology and therapy conversation through social media. It’s great to connect with other SLPs (speech language pathologist) and knowledgeable parents with questions or ideas on how to give the best care to these challenging situations.  It is exciting that […]

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2
Oct
2014
The ultimate tool for early childhood language learning

The ultimate tool for early childhood language learning

By Jeffrey Marler on October 2, 2014 in Blog with 1 Comment

Your young child could be missing out on essential language skills for academic success — even if they’re enrolled in preschool ASPIRE Interventions is doing something new, and we wanted you to be the first to know about it. We’ve already begun a pilot program in The Goddard School of Southlake, and it’s been a first-class success. Using scientific research-based […]

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