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Tobi Isaacs's Blog – October 2011 Archive (3)

Music and Learning



I have a terrible voice and can't carry a tune, but I feel very strongly that rhythm and music do have a positive impact on learning for the smallest of infants all the way to adolescents, adults and the geriatric population. I sing to my babies from the day they are born and, months down the road, I see they recognize the songs and rhythms. They eventually, babble, hum and sing along.

As a speech therapist and mother, I use music and song to my advantage to teach my…

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Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 25, 2011 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Boost Your Kids' Vocabulary with Fall Games

Boost your kids' fall vocabulary by using the following words in your speech and language games:

 

Autumn, afraid, apple, acorn, bale (of hay), cider, cobweb, cool, cold, corn, crisp, fear, feast, football, gourd, Halloween, harvest, haystack, leaf, leaves, maize, November, nuts, October, pine cone,…

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Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 17, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Girl With Downs is Prom Queen!



There is nothing more special than our children behaving in caring ways towards other children with disabilities. Although this should be the norm, the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition paints a different picture with the wealth of research showing children…

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Added by Tobi Isaacs on October 4, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

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