Special Series: 25 Days of Literacy

Do you ever have days when you feel totally isolated and all alone as an SLP? The teachers tend to form an “inner circle”, the psychologists and social workers tend to be pals, and the PTs and OTs hang out together… Read More …

When can you treat language and articulation at the same time?

It seems like being a speech pathologist is kind of like being on a roller coaster. We have some days we’re ready to tackle the trickiest cases and are determined to change the world…but then there are other days we’re Read More …

Are you afraid of the truth?

I’ve been thinking a lot about something this week. When we were trained to be SLPs, we learned about diagnosis…we learned about treatment…and we learned all the book knowledge that we could possibly squeeze in to our brains. But without Read More …

It’s okay to not know the answer…

It seems like no matter how much time we spend organizing ahead of time, there are always those moments when we get stuck in therapy. We all have those days when we’ve made sure all our flashcards were perfectly organized Read More …

How to Schedule Like a Boss: The stress-free solution for your school speech therapy schedule

No one ever told me that one of the most stressful parts of my job would have little do to with providing direct therapy to my students. But I got a serious truth bomb when my supervisor at my school Read More …

How do you fix written language during speech therapy?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone through my students’ writing samples and wanted to pull my hair out. Sometimes it’s such a disaster I don’t even know where to start. The grammar is a mess. Spelling errors Read More …