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  • cultural awareness

Working with Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Students and Families

Working as speech language pathologist in a school district with socio-economically disadvantaged students and families comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. SLP Toolkit blog contributor Sarah Bromley shares what she has learned from her experiences. She focuses on tools and attitudes that SLPs should hone for their therapy so they can discover the “rainbows” in every environment.

By: Sarah B. Bromley, M.S. CC-SLP

  • Career

Focus on the Process

By: Sarah Bevier

  • Podcast

True Confessions Episode 49: We didn't always use a diagnosis to drive the treatment bus

In this episode, we chat with the amazing Cari Ebert about her journey in the field of speech pathology as well as her SLP Summit course (How to Prepare for Speech Therapy Using Principles of Motor Learning)!
  • Therapy

Why Do We Do This? - Describing

Explaining to parents, professionals, and our students what we are doing in speech therapy is an essential part of our job. In the ‘Why Do We Do This Series’, we'll explore practical and detailed reasons why we choose to work on specific speech and language goals. This installment will address why we practice describing in speech and language therapy sessions.

By: Amanda Blackwell, SLPD, CCC-SLP

  • Student engagement

Quarantine Burn Out – the Intersection of SLP and Student Mental Health

*This post delves into the effects of intense stress and trauma for SLPs and students caused by the past 2 years of the pandemic. It details signs and symptoms of stress and trauma, using a trauma-informed approach for ourselves and in our sessions, and the resiliency that has emerged from this experience.*

By: Marisa Julius, M.A. CCC-SLP

  • School SLP

Embracing Expertise: Practicing at the Top of Your SLP License

Having a hard time connecting what you learned about phonetic science in grad school to what you’re doing in your day-to-day job in the schools? If yes - the Embracing Expertise Series with Drs. Kelly Farquharson & Laurel Bruce is just for you! Read on for more details on how to register and practice at the top of your license!

By: lisa

  • Podcast

True Confessions Episode 48: We have written ableist goals for Autistic students.

We have the amazing Rachel Dorsey in the confessional, and we are so excited! We've had the chance to collaborate with Rachel several times in the past, and each time we speak to her we always say we wish it had been recorded, because she is a wealth of knowledge! In this episode, we chat about her recent SLP Summit presentation on writing neurodiversity affirming IEP goals and the difficulty with sustaining masking behavior in Autistic individuals (which is what we traditionally see written in IEP goals).
  • aac

Supporting Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers of AAC Users: What more can SLPs do?

This post discusses 4 important pillars of caregiver support for successful AAC therapy: Allowing Space for Grief, Understanding Unique Family Units, Being Clear on Benefits for Caregivers and Clients, and Focusing on the Long Term Impact.

By: Marisa Julius

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