laptop displaying google form paperwork hack

I’ve talked before about caseload management and data collection with Google sheets and other digital organization tips, but here is a new trick using Google forms to create docs! Let’s use those technology tools to free our minds up for more important things! Today’s guest post comes to us from Candace Hayden, M.A., CCC-SLP, an […]

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For SLPs

How-To Paperwork Hack: Let Google Forms Do the Work For You!

Time-wasters at work creep in when you least expect it! What with massive caseloads, hefty paperwork requirements, and keeping up with CEUs and lifelong learning, it seems like SLPs would be the most efficient people around. But if you have a caseload of under 60-ish students and find yourself consistently working late or bringing work […]

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For SLPs

Don’t Waste Your Valuable Time With These Top 10 Time-Wasters

Do you truly feel like you are making an impact and making a difference at your jobs? Most SLPs say they get into the field to help people. Some days are great – we connect with our students, someone finally gets their /r/ sound, teachers are happy to collaborate with you. And some days are […]

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For SLPs

You Are Making a Big Difference At Your Jobs

Have you read Atomic Habits, yet? Written by James Clear, there is a ton of simple, straight-forward information about how to start new habits and get rid of bad ones. After all, small habits build over time and bring us closer to our goals! One key idea in the book is the importance of automating […]

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For SLPs, SLP Personal Development

Automate Your Job For a Free Mind and Productivity Gains

Any speech-language pathologist who has been in the profession for a few years or more can share stories of SLP burnout. Feelings of burnout can be due to a variety of factors that often need to be addressed before you can start to thrive at work. I believe true work-life balance isn’t possible in all […]

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For SLPs, SLP Thrive

Top 5 Ways to Overcome SLP Burnout

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 in our salary. I agreed and decided to dig through the archives and share my exact salaries for the first 5 years I was an SLP. […]

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For SLPs

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

Today I wanted to chat all things IEP GOALS with you! How many goals do you normally write for an artic only IEP? Does that number change for students working on language? Or students who use AAC? Today’s email is meant to (hopefully) challenge you to think about how you write IEP goals, specifically how […]

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For SLPs

IEP Goals That Pack a Punch: Quality Over Quantity

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

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden