Monthly Archives: December 2016

YaYa’s in the Kitchen: YoYo’s Cinnamon Rolls

YoYo’s in the Kitchen

You know how there are mornings when you wake up and just think how wonderful it would be to have a warm ooey gooey cinnamon roll?

This is our quick version which we make with white wheat flour, less sugar, more nuts, fruit and spices with no yeast required. YUM! 

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Video Games & Swallowing Disorders

Category : Blog , Video Games


“One in 25 U.S. adults will experience a swallowing problem each year and almost 60,000 people die each year because of complications from problems swallowing.”

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Using Apps in Communication

Category : Blog

Apps To Get Them Chatting 

Excerpts from an online ASHA post by Sean Sweeney, MS, MEd, CCC-SLP

Conversation is key to communication. It involves storytelling, listening and responding—skills that may be, and often are, hampered by the presence of a mobile device.
However, our devices and mobile apps can play a helpful role in visually supporting conversation through prompts, strategies and models.
To learn more about apps and technology, read the full article here.


Using Video Game Designs in School

Category : Blog , Video Games

What Happens When School Design Looks Like [Video] Game Design?

An Excerpt from Jordan Shapiro’s Article on Mind/Shift

The school “…looked very similar to any other school, EXCEPT every student seemed engaged, empowered, and motivated.

It wasn’t what I expected…There weren’t screens all over the place. No fingers pounding game controllers. I didn’t see tons of gadgets or gizmos.

But I did see a curriculum that was designed to approach from a video game perspective. The organizational structure through which material was presented was game-like… Success is a product of their to ability use complex concepts in context, not to memorize and regurgitate…”

To read the full article, click here.

To learn more about Jordan Shapiro, visit here or here.