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

My summer has been flying by over here. I can’t believe it’s mid-July already! I’ve been doing more reading this summer than I’ve ever done before and I’m loving it. I thought I’d share out some of my favorites so far, my top recommendations, and some that are still on my reading list for the […]

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For SLPs, SLP Personal Development

SLP Reading List – Summer 2018

relax during summers off

Balancing summers off has always been a bit tricky for me. Obviously, I spend a significant amount of my time working on all things Speechy Musings, but I can never decide how much time to spend on school/work related things. This summer, I’ve found a nice balance and thought I’d share with you some tasks […]

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For SLPs

Making the Most of Your Summers Off – For School-Based SLPs

This past school year, I realized that my students fit into one of the following categories. The category that they fall in usually indicates what behavior management style I use with them. After this insight, I’ve really enjoyed modifying the reward systems I had in place, as well as the behavior management systems I used! […]

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Elementary School, For SLPs, Middle School

SLP Insight: My Four Behavior Management Profiles

Enjoy this fun twist on a children’s classic: If You Give an SLP a Cookie! A day in a life of a school SLP is so much more than running therapy sessions all day! While you’re working on organizing and optimizing your time, I hope you find this an enjoyable break: If You Give an […]

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For SLPs, Freebies

If You Give An SLP A Cookie…

There are a few speech therapy materials and tools in my speech room that I come back to again and again between job changes and working with a wide variety of levels and age ranges. I thought I’d share some of my favorites with all of you today! If you’ve been around here for a […]

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For SLPs, Materials

Versatile Speech Therapy Materials for ANY Goal

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden