Things I Love About 1-on-1 Therapy

Things I Love About 1-on-1 Therapy

Last week or so, I posted on Instagram about my new found love for 1-on-1 therapy sessions. For 5 of my 8 years as a public school SLP, I have worked primarily with 6th-12th graders. I really think this probably contributed to my dislike for 1-on-1 sessions,...

Planners & Data Tracking Options for SLPs

Planners & Data Tracking Options for SLPs

Hello there! I hope this post finds you doing well and settling into your school year (if you've started back - are there any districts that haven't begun yet? Let me know!) Although you might think that I had my planning and data organization figured out for the year...

Planning for 2020-2021

Planning for 2020-2021

It's July 10th as I start this and I can hardly believe a new school year is almost upon us! This school year, in particular, has the makings of the most interesting one yet! I've been joking that, of course, my "last official" year as a school-based SLP (meaning only...

Educators in the Fight to be Anti-Racist

Educators in the Fight to be Anti-Racist

What a week. I honestly don’t even think I have words. I certainly know that I don’t have my thoughts straightened out. What I do know, however, is that I’m blessed to be in a profession that gives me the opportunity to combat racism each and every day. Nearly one in...

Treating the Symptoms as SLPs

Treating the Symptoms as SLPs

This might be controversial; I'm not sure. But to me, it feels important. In my placements, I work alone two days a week and have the opportunity to cross paths with other SLPs one day a week at the pre-k to 1st grade school. Being mostly in upper grade schools, I'm...

A Prayer for the Year’s Beginning

Summer fades to fall;the freedom of the morning gives wayto the structure of the school day.Students who need me, administrators who demand of me,colleagues who help (or hurt) me.From all sides, I am pulled.Sometimes, I know not where;I know not the purpose.Yet, you...