So, what’s work life balance all about, anyway? What’s work life balance? Work-life balance is the idea that healthy individuals should set boundaries on work so they can live a full life. It’s about making time for activities outside of work, like families, hobbies, and other pursuits. It’s about managing stress and feeling renewed. Supposedly, […]

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Musings, SLP Personal Development, Uncategorized

What’s Work Life Balance and Where Can I Get Some?

If you need ideas to target vocabulary for speech therapy, you’ve come to the right place! Check out my: Vocabulary Worksheets for Speech Therapy (100 vocabulary words! Print-and-go, one-sheet, no-prep vocabulary worksheets that use REAL pictures, available in digital format as well for teletherapy/virtual therapy) Upper Level Vocabulary Worksheets (100 academically-relevant vocabulary words, simple, strategy-based […]

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Elementary School, Materials, Uncategorized

Activities, Goals, And More: Everything You Need For Vocabulary Intervention

Using visuals and visual schedules in speech and language therapy is far from a new idea. Visuals are one of an SLPs favorite tools for scaffolding and teaching new skills! This is because they’re practical, can be used to teach a wide variety of skills, and can even be useful in carryover of target skills […]

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Using Visuals in Speech Therapy

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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Productivity Tips and Tricks for SLPs

I’m so excited you decided to join us! For the next year, every Sunday, you’ll receive an email sent directly to your inbox on a variety of topics related to SLP wellness, work/life balance, planning, productivity tips and strategies, efficient planning and prep, and much more! If you ever want to reach out directly, feel […]

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board games for speech therapy

There are a lot of opinions out there about using traditional board games in speech and language therapy. Some SLPs feel strongly that games target a wide variety of language skills and are relevant and motivating for students. Others say that our services should be skilled, educationally relevant, and evidence-based and that games aren’t the […]

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Effectively Using Board Games in Speech and Language Therapy

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students need language therapy just as much--if not more than--our other speech and language kiddos. This guest post shares a few tips for ways to customize your language therapy for these students so that they can succeed.

Hi, everyone! My name is Greta Abbott, and I am a school SLP in Georgia. I’m starting my 4th year as an SLP, and I have been blessed to have many diverse caseloads already! Today I want to give you some ideas and tips for increasing language skills of pre-K and elementary-age students who are […]

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Birth to 3, Elementary School, Language, Therapy Ideas, Uncategorized

Language Therapy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Check out these must-have SLP school supplies! These are my favorites that will work for just about any kid, any goal, and anytime! Must Have SLP School Supplies 1. Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves These dry erase sleeves make any worksheet reuseable – just slide a worksheet inside and use dry erase markers. I use them […]

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Must Have School Supplies for the SLP

Who is ready for Cyber Monday 2015?! I.love.sales. And I especially love sales when I’m in the middle of transitioning to a new job! Thanks to Jenna from Speech Room News for always hosting this awesome linky! Check out what is in my cart below! Get some new ideas! Just click on them to check […]

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Cyber Monday Sale 2015: What’s In Your Cart? Linky

Ch-ch-ch-changes. My life has been stressful lately. The kind of stress you dream about and wake up thinking about. I’m sure I’ll share more later but for now, I think we could all use some positivity to get through some of the busiest months of the year, right? So I thought up the #SLPPositivityChallenge. Here’s […]

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#slppositivitychallenge

Update 2021: At Speechy Musings, we are always looking to have the best resources available for SLPs. We are constantly updating and improving our store and resources we sell to make your therapy the best it can be. The SLP journey is a process. Over the years, we’ve honed our therapy as we’ve learned more […]

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TPT Sale Therapy Picks

1) The Basics There are tons of things you can do that will make your CF easier before you even begin. Apply for jobs early, know what you want, and don’t settle. Focus on the most important thing: learning. Don’t take a job just because of the salary or in a setting you won’t learn […]

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Surviving Your CF

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden