Tag Archives: Better Hearing and Speech Month

  • May is Abloom With Clinic Tidbits

    We all know that April showers bring May flowers. Last spring, The Hello Clinic got our hands a little dirty and planted seeds with our clinic friends to grow sunflower and veggie starts. This year, Carla set up a sweet and colorful craft project making flower note cards. Paper flowers don’t require the sun or regular watering…. (read more)

  • A Slacker’s Guide to Better Hearing and Speech Month

    BHSM

    It’s May and that means it’s Better Hearing and Speech Month (shortened to BHSM from here on out). This year, like so many others, I found myself thinking about BHSM in, oh, let’s say March, and then somehow arrived in May without much of a plan. I think the tendency, at least for myself, is… (read more)

  • May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

    Believe it or not, it’s May. Yes, I know. But people tell me that the calendar doesn’t lie, so I’m going with it. May is good for a great many things, not the least among them the annual speech-language-hearing extravaganza known as Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). This event is organized every year by our… (read more)

  • Consider Your Delivery

    As we approach Better Hearing & Speech Month (May), we might consider our delivery of facts, diagnoses, advice, and resources. A recent story on NPR detailed how a campaign to educate parents on the facts behind vaccines and autism, may not be changing parents’ behavior. Researchers at Dartmouth College have found that individual’s behavior may… (read more)

  • May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. The 85th annual Better Hearing and Speech Month may have started May 1, but it’s not too late to take advantage of the opportunity to… (read more)

  • Getting the message out

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. Even though we’re experts in communication, it can be difficult to think of new ways to communicate our message to already overloaded teachers, busy parents,… (read more)