Code-Switching in Bilingual Speakers

Many speakers in Canada speak more than one language. Many may be fluent or are just able to understand, there are many levels of language comprehension and fluency. Code-switching is used when a word in one language is inserted into the other language. Children learning two languages may do this and adults often do asContinue reading “Code-Switching in Bilingual Speakers”

Visit to the Audiologist

FUNetic Friday is here🤩 Topic: A Visit to the Audiologist This week’s topic looks at a child’s perspective when visiting an Audiologist in a hospital setting. This video displays the various techniques used by clinicians to build rapport and interact with children of different ages. The Conditioned Head Response that was used to test theContinue reading “Visit to the Audiologist”

Place of Articulation

Topic: Place of Articulation This diagram shows the various places of articulation of sounds and includes examples for words in English. This can be helpful for remembering throughout the semester while taking Linguistics courses! Have a great semester! Have ideas for FUNetic Friday topics or want to learn more about a topic feel free toContinue reading “Place of Articulation”

Importance of visuals

Topic: Importance of visuals This video demonstrates how without gestures or visuals it is very difficult to understand what is happening in the classroom or around you at any given moment. Visual or keywording is used in stroke recovery, classrooms and at home to help those with comprehension issues to be able to follow alongContinue reading “Importance of visuals”

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

AAC is used with all age groups to help enhance communication and reduce the frustration felt when communicating. However, there is a long way to developing technology to help make AAC much easier and user-friendly. Check out these videos and resource to learn more about it! Online Resource: Videos:

 Topic: Change in Diet lead to the Introduction of Sounds

Happy FUNetic Friday Topic: Change in Diet lead to the Introduction of Sounds This article shared looks at how the change in the diet of humans after the Neolithic era introduced the labiodental sounds. Switching away from the role of the hunter and gather influenced this change to occur. Changes to the human bite allowedContinue reading ” Topic: Change in Diet lead to the Introduction of Sounds”

Other Settings in which SLP’s work with Adults and Older Adults

FUNetic Friday is here! Topic: Other settings in which SLP’s work with adults and older adults. Today’s topic is looking at the other environments in which SLP’s work other than in pediatric & school settings. SLP’s are a part of the team at every point in life. There is a role in swallowing that canContinue reading “Other Settings in which SLP’s work with Adults and Older Adults”

SLP’s Role in Stroke Recovery

Another Spooky FUNetic Friday Topic: SLP’s Role in Stroke Recovery Today is World Stroke Day and SLP’s have an important role in contributing to the stroke recovery journey. By providing resources, and various interventions they collaborate with a team of various care professionals they provide support to the individual and their families. Here is a resourceContinue reading “SLP’s Role in Stroke Recovery”