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

Download the printable by clicking here! If you’re looking for a gender neutral version, click here! 🙂

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For SLPs, Freebies

If You Give An SLP A Cookie…

There are a few 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 while, you’ll know that […]

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For SLPs, Materials

Versatile Materials for ANY Speech Therapy Goal

There’s few things I hate more than clutter! I find at work, when I have papers, games, files, and materials all over, I feel stressed and everything seems to take longer than it should. Instead, I store as many materials as possible digitally/on my computer. Below I’ll explain a little bit about different systems for […]

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For SLPs, Organization

Digital Material Storage for SLPs

Hello! My name is Meghan, a public school case-managing SLP. I currently do not treat any students at my position. I wanted to share the background of my career, some challenges I have faced, and the many positives about my unique position. Background: I have worked in many environments as a SLP. I began my […]

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For SLPs

Being a Case-Managing SLP: The Pros and Cons

This past school year I switched to working full-time for a new, wonderful district. The position they offered me was full-time in a middle school. I did not want to work in a middle school, but really wanted to work in this district so I took it, hoping an elementary position would open up soon. […]

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For SLPs, Middle School

Working In a Middle School: Pros and Cons

Every SLP feels burned out, stressed out, and overworked periodically. I have been there and feel really strongly that mental health is so important, in particular for SLPs and those who work in the school system. Below are some tips that I use to separate work and life and stay happy so that I can […]

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For SLPs

Self-Care Tips for SLPs

This is a fabulous guest blog post by The Whimsical Word, Inc. I have spent most of my career as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a traditional elementary school setting in Illinois.   18 years to be exact.  I consider myself a “seasoned” therapist with a growth mindset.  Although I may have been around the block a time […]

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For SLPs

Teletherapy: Through the Eyes of a Seasoned Therapist

I think being an SLP is the most amazing job ever. However, that doesn’t mean that our job doesn’t come with some unique challenges and struggles that can feel exhausting and overwhelming at times. I am on a mission to make this school year my best yet through positive thinking, self care and maintaining a […]

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For SLPs

Month of Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Love

I’m always looking for ways to improve myself as a person and as an SLP. This year, I’m going to focus on health. I will try to eat more vegetables, less meat and less night time snacks. I’m going to try to walk my dogs every day. I’m also going to continue a my focus […]

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For SLPs, Musings

10 New Year’s Resolutions for SLPs – Love Your Job This Year!

Every December I get way too excited to pick out next year’s planner. I am weird about my planner and pretty much carry it with me everywhere! I have not at all adapted to having an electronic calendar and still write every single thing down. Erin Condren Planners for SLPs I wanted to share my […]

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For SLPs, Reviews

Erin Condren Planners for SLPs

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden