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4 Excellent Online Courses for Pediatric SLPs

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4 Excellent Online Courses for Pediatric SLPs

Better Speech and Hearing Month 2017 is in full swing! And there’s no better time to take steps towards digging deeper into topics that interest you and uncovering new ideas for improving the ways you do what you do. As a pediatric SLP, you know that treatment breakthroughs and new methods are bursting on to… Read More »

Nine Tactics Therapists Can Use to Help Students Focus

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Nine Tactics Therapists Can Use to Help Students Focus

To learn and eventually master new skills, children must pay attention. Attention spans can vary greatly from child to child and fluctuate at various times of the day. Those students diagnosed with specific attention issues (e.g. ADHD) are doubly challenged when it comes to sitting, working and staying focused in a classroom setting. Experts say… Read More »

10 Ways to Honor People with Learning Disabilities

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Working with a person with a learning disability (LD) can be a priceless experience, nurturing his or her growth in learning and self-confidence, and giving you the opportunity to demonstrate self-giving love and acceptance as you support the person.  Special education teachers, school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs), and learning disability teacher consultants (LDTCs) may also honor… Read More »

Amazing Printable Resources that Every Speech Therapist Needs!

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These days, no school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP) therapist need feel alone in the world—even if you’re the only school-based therapist  at your work site.  The Internet is for sharing, and we are a generous breed that works to improve the lives of students and patients everywhere.  That’s why so many speech therapists – as well… Read More »

6 Fun Sensory Activities for Everyday Life

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Children of all ages and abilities – not just those in the care of a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, or other type of school-based therapist – can benefit from sensory experiences. For those in your therapy classroom or sessions who may be struggling to make sense of the world around them, chances to… Read More »

Ten Awesome Ideas for Early Speech and Language Intervention

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When it comes to early speech and language intervention, the simplest actions and objects can inspire progress—especially with your littlest subjects. We researched popular and effective early intervention techniques and found that school-based SLPs and other types of school-based therapists continue to be a crafty, creative and innovative crew willing to share what works. And… Read More »

Eight SLP Blogs To Follow (And Why!)

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Whether you’re a new or experienced speech-language pathologist (SLP), there’s always something new to learn.  Books, seminars and on-the-job trainings are essential, but few things compare to recommendations from others who share your passion for helping the students and patients with whom you work.  A rising number of SLPs blog, and some are quite good… Read More »

12 Ways to Incorporate Music and Games into Speech Therapy Sessions

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Music and games can be used in the speech and language classroom to improve attention, increase participation, foster better communication and increase memory and retention.  Children of all ages and abilities can benefit from music and games.  To save you time, we’ve gathered some of the best ideas from the web on how to incorporate… Read More »

What Do Aesop’s Fables Have in Common With the Practice of Speech Therapy?

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Humans are wired for stories.  The ancient Greek storyteller, Aesop, knew this, and his simple fables have captivated children around the world for centuries upon centuries.  Here, we take a closer look at some of Aesop’s fables, and convey how you can connect each of them to your practice of school-based speech therapy.   Aesop’s… Read More »

8 Speech Therapy Activities for Valentine’s Day

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Attention SLPs! It’s never too early to get a head a start on your Valentine’s Day lesson plans. Get inspired by these games and activities that are perfect for the month of February. Take a look.       Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com Get apps and activities delivered… Read More »