A month or so ago, I saw a post on Instagram from Jordyn Carroll (jrc_theslp) where she talked about the need for more SLPs to discuss what we’re paid. I agreed and decided to dig through the archives and share my exact salaries for the first 5 years I was an SLP. Now, just to […]

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For SLPs

My SLP Salaries – Here’s what I really made my first 5 years as an SLP…

I wanted to take a step back from my usually speech/language blog posts to chat about something I love very much: fonts, especially accessible fonts. 😂 For the past 8+ years, I’ve spent a significant amount of my time designing and developing printable resources for SLPs. In that time, I’ve learned a ton and have […]

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For SLPs

Why Fonts Matter: Choosing Accessible Fonts in Speech Therapy Resources

One question I get frequently when I talk about AAC implementation is where SLPs can find high quality, low tech AAC boards. I’ve been sharing these links over and over in emails to other SLPs and thought I’d compile them all in one place to make it super easy to find what you’re looking for. […]

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AAC, For SLPs

Where to Find FREE Core Vocabulary, Low Tech AAC Boards

Speech therapy for stuttering is a whole different ball game and expert SLP Stephen is ready to show us how! This blog posts was written by Stephen Groner. He’s an SLP and a person who stutters. He has an amazing website (and Instagram page!) filled with tons of tips for SLPs who work with students […]

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For SLPs, Therapy Ideas

Top 3 Mistakes SLPs Make With Students Who Stutter

If you’re a long time reader or follow me on Instagram, you might know that I just recently returned from a global volunteer trip to Ghana. I love travel and was thrilled to have the opportunity to combine this love with my love for speech-language pathology. I traveled with Smiles for Speech, a global volunteer […]

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For SLPs, Musings

Everything You Need to Know From a Global Volunteer

I’ve been home for exactly a week since returning from my volunteer trip to Ghana. I wanted to share a day by day summary of the trip while everything was still fresh in case you’re curious or are interested in learning more about the experience of an SLP volunteering abroad. I went on a 10 […]

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For SLPs, Musings

My Trip To Ghana: A Trip Summary

I asked other SLPs on Instagram how they make the best use of their summer! Combined with things I’ve tried and their responses, I gathered a list of 10 ideas for your summer bucket list! My Summer Bucket List Ideas Travel! Go somewhere new, even if it’s camping somewhere nearby for a weekend. Prep larger […]

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For SLPs, SLP Personal Development

10 Ideas for Your Summer Bucket List – for SLPs

I shared out a summer reading list last year and it was a hit so I thought I’d share my list for this summer! This summer’s list is a bit longer as I have more trips planned (which being honest, is the only time I can sit for hours and read!). If you’re really perceptive, […]

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For SLPs

SLP Page Turning Summer Reading List – 2019

For the past couple of years, I’ve really loved printing various visual supports for my therapy sessions onto Post It notes. They’re great because I can stick them in student notebooks, directly onto assignments, and they’re disposable! This hack helps me keep my therapy material organization simple and organized for each student. I’ve gotten a […]

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Elementary School, For SLPs, Language, Materials, Middle School, Therapy Ideas

Printing Speech Therapy Visuals on Post It Notes

productivity tips

Need some productivity tips? People are losing their ability to focus due to the distraction heavy culture we live in today. In the past decade or so, I’ve learned a ton about productivity. I’ve almost gotten obsessed with it at times due to necessity. While getting my undergrad degree, I worked nearly full time for […]

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For SLPs, SLP Personal Development, Uncategorized

Productivity Tips and Tricks for SLPs

Lately, there seems to be an influx of online SLP tools. It can be hard to decide what is worth paying for or not so I thought I’d share my thoughts on my all-time favorites. I pay for these all out of pocket and have found them all to be worth the cost. After playing […]

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For SLPs, SLP Thrive

The Best Online Tools for SLPs

For school SLPs or anyone returning to work after a long break! This guest post is from Sarah Lockhart, a speech-language pathologist who works in a variety of settings, including: private practice, telepractice, and short-term SLP travel assignments. Sarah is also the host of SLP Happy Hour, a podcast about navigating the working life of […]

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For SLPs, SLP Thrive

Back to Work? – A 5 Day Step-by-Step Process for School SLP Success

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden