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My Bag as a Traveling Speech Pathologist

If I have learned anything over the past 10 years as a home health speech pathologist, it's that there is no perfect bag. About the time I think I have the "perfect SLP bag," I find 10 flaws. The truth is when you are in and out of a vehicle as much as I am,… Continue reading My Bag as a Traveling Speech Pathologist

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SLP on the Go: How I Am Getting Organized in 2019

Each year, I start off with the idea of getting my business organized better.  Usually by mid-February, this SLP has fallen off the organization wagon.  But this year I am hoping it is different.  I am working to stay organized AND healthy!  Sanity and health all at one?  That's a tough battle for most working… Continue reading SLP on the Go: How I Am Getting Organized in 2019

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Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: School Supplies

"Get in loser.  We're going shopping!"  Shopping for school supplies that is!!  I have no idea what it is about walking the aisles of my local office supply store that is absolutely calming and satisfying.  (Please tell me I am not the only one!)  I laugh when a sales associate ask me if I need help. … Continue reading Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: School Supplies

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Test Kit Organization for the SLP

Let's face it, SLP friends.  You get a testing kit (that costs buckets of $$$)... and it comes in a cardboard box?  Is that really the best the assessment company could do-cardboard box that rips with each use.  Before you know you are chasing that stinkin' bouncy ball from the PLS kit around your room… Continue reading Test Kit Organization for the SLP

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Setting Up Thematic Speech Therapy: Part 4

You've gotten through the hard parts of setting up a thematic unit for speech therapy out of the way. Now, comes the easy part! I like to add supplemental activities to my sessions. Quick little 5 minute activities that can be used at the end of a session. Soemtimes, they are seen as a reward.… Continue reading Setting Up Thematic Speech Therapy: Part 4

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Speech Therapy Theme Organization

I have been in the field of speech therapy for at least 15 years.  All but ONE year, I have been a traveling therapist of some sort.  Whether I traveled between schools or homes, I've always traveled.  In that time, I have been through at least 5 organization methods.  Each one worked well...for a while.… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Organization

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Back to School? But I’m a Private Practice SLP

It's back to school time. I see all my Instagram SLP buddies posting pictures of their new therapy rooms. Teacher friends are posting their last farewells to the summer. But me? Nope. Since I am in private practice, I don't take the summers off. I take a few days off here and there to spend… Continue reading Back to School? But I’m a Private Practice SLP