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Grace: Thoughts from an Overwhelmed Speech Pathologist

Texas issued the "shelter in place" about a month ago. Being considered an "essential service", I continued home visits for a couple of weeks. At the end of March, it was decided it was too much of a hazard for in home visits and I moved to teletherapy. I do not consider myself a "tech… Continue reading Grace: Thoughts from an Overwhelmed Speech Pathologist

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Thoughts from a Speech Pathologist About Social Distancing

My daughter and I went to Buc-ee’s last weekend. (If you are not from Texas, it is this giant gas station that has it’s own brands of snacks, cheap fountain drinks, yummy BBQ sandwiches, and FUDGE!). This blog post has taken a detour hasn’t it? It wasn’t meant to be an ode to the famous… Continue reading Thoughts from a Speech Pathologist About Social Distancing

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Thoughts from a Traveling Speech Pathologist

In the last few days, a lot has happened in our world. Kids have lost all routine and structure that they are used to. Parents and caregivers have also lost that daily routine. Now you have parents trying to figure out the best way to help their child with school. To top it off, everything… Continue reading Thoughts from a Traveling Speech Pathologist

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How I Decrease Missed Speech Therapy Visits as a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist

Picture this: You got up early to plan or double check your plans for today’s sessions. Your bag is packed. Your car is loaded down with toys and other necessities for the day. You are rocking along in the morning. You pull up to your 2nd visit of the morning which happens to be at… Continue reading How I Decrease Missed Speech Therapy Visits as a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist

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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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An Alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for the Traveling SLP

It's that wonderful... scratch that.  It's THAT time of year.  Fellow SLP, you know what I'm talking about.  The craziness of busy schedules, the chaos, the KIDS! Kids have a 6th sense when it comes to the holidays.  Even if they can't read a calendar, they know!  Many parents use "Elf on the Shelf" to… Continue reading An Alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for the Traveling SLP

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Quick Drill Boxes in Speech Therapy

We've all seen the beautiful blogs posts about picture prefect therapy sessions go for that one speech therapist.  Let's be honest...not all speech therapy sessions are smooth and picture perfect.  You may see 6 kids in a mixed group in which you need to address everything from articulation to grammar in 30 minutes.  Maybe you… Continue reading Quick Drill Boxes in Speech Therapy

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Summer, Grilling and Speech Therapy

So, it's officially summer here in Texas.  No, I don't wait for the actual "First Day Of Summer" on the calendar.  It's summer in Texas when your thighs stick to your seats in your car.  Cue the fun summer themes in speech therapy!!  I found these adorable tin grills in the dollar spot of my… Continue reading Summer, Grilling and Speech Therapy

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The SLP, April and a Podcast!

This month, I am taking on a challenge like no other: this SLP is going to produce a podcast!  If you have been reading up on my monthly goals, you’ve noticed that it has been all social media improvements.  But this month, I am actually going to work on something I have been wanting to… Continue reading The SLP, April and a Podcast!