Antics of the Speech Chick

Getting Back to Real Life for the Traveling SLP

The world is a much different place than it was 3 months ago. I went from a traveling SLP to a teletherapist like the rest of our field. It felt weird not getting in my car everyday and driving to all my clients each week. I had a tank of gas that lasted almost 3… Continue reading Getting Back to Real Life for the Traveling SLP

Antics of the Speech Chick

Confessions of a Traveling SLP turned Teletherapist

I was a traveling speech pathologist until about 6 weeks ago. I LOVE being a mobile therapist. ( I even wrote a blog post about it.) But six weeks ago, that all stopped. No more high fives. No more hugs. No more actual REAL human contact. And, if that wasn't enough, I had to become… Continue reading Confessions of a Traveling SLP turned Teletherapist

SLP FUN!!

Practical Gifts for the Traveling Speech Pathologist

I have been a traveling speech pathologist for 10 years now. That doesn't even include the time I spent working in the school system and traveling between schools. Out of my seven years of being a school based SLP, 6 of those years had me dragging materials between at least 2 campuses. To say I… Continue reading Practical Gifts for the Traveling Speech Pathologist

SLPreneuer

SLPreneur Saturday with Thumb Bunny Speech

I am starting a new feature this month! It's called SLPreneur Saturday and I am so excited! Each month I will feature 1-2 SLPs who are rocking it. Some will be school based SLPs with a blog or TpT store. Some may have a podcast. Others could be those brave souls who ventured into private… Continue reading SLPreneur Saturday with Thumb Bunny Speech

Antics of the Speech Chick, SLPreneuer

Chapter 8: My Journey to Private Practice

I don't think I have ever shared my full journey to private practice on the blog. I always get emails asking how I started and how did I know it was right for me. I am addressing all of those today. So buckle up buttercup! Here we go! I can't remember the exact date I… Continue reading Chapter 8: My Journey to Private Practice

Parent Tips

Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 2 Toys

There are TONS of toys out there, that with just a little parent involvement, make the top of the "SLP RECOMMENDS" list.  I am not talking about 500 bazillion pieces to put together.  Toys that you can take out of the box and start playing with are the ones I am referring to.  I have… Continue reading Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 2 Toys

SLP FUN!!

“Must Haves” for the Traveling SLP

 So you've decided to become a traveling SLP this school year...  This list started out as my 5 "must haves." I had a hard time narrowing down the list.  I found that several were apps so those got grouped into another post for a later date.  I kept a couple of apps in this post because… Continue reading “Must Haves” for the Traveling SLP