Scheduling the new school year as an SLP

I hasten to add that my caseload is manageable and my coworkers are lovely! Even in ideal circumstances, creating a schedule is a big task. Do I have resources I recommend? Not especially. SLP Toolkit…

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Great Graphic Novels for School Age Language Therapy

Click here to see a PDF of our ASHA 18 poster on using comics and graphic novels presented November 17, 2018, at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in Boston.  If you’d like to know more about…

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I Really Like Slop (Elephant and Piggie for the SLP)

I have books that I use over and over and over in treatment.  Many of those books are by Mo Willems the writer/illustrator and Caldecott honoree formerly of Sesame Street, and known for the books Knufflebunny and…

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Starting with new self-contained and life skills students

Every year I have a set of mostly new students in their life skills /self-contained classrooms, and some added throughout the year.  Many of these are middle school students. Most were diagnosed and started getting…

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The puzzle of SLP assessment in self-contained classrooms

In my head, Oprah is yelling “IT’S ASSESSMENT SEASOOOOOOOOOOON! YOU GET AN ASSESSMENT! YOU GET AN ASSESSMENT! EVERYBODY GETS AN ASSESSMENT!”  (Not too many assessments. Not unjustified assessments. Just the right number of assessments for…

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