Now is the right time to join the profession as a speech-language pathologist. It’s a rewarding career that is increasingly in demand. There are shortages of speech paths in both the educational and medical settings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics* the field of speech pathology will ... Read More about How to Become a Speech Pathologist: The Educational Basics
When I visit a classroom to screen students for speech concerns or when I stop to pick up a student to administer a formal evaluation or when I come and get my students for their regular speech therapy, the teacher will introduce me, “Mrs. Wu is here, Kate. She’s going to play some games with you!” ... Read More about 5 Things to Say When the Speech Pathologist Visits the Class
To become a speech pathologist, I had to get a master’s degree while earning more than 400 hours of clinical experience across several categories of patient category (age, voice, articulation, language, etc). At the end of my degree program, I had to pass a national speech exam called the PRAXIS. ... Read More about Look It Up: Checking the Credentials of a Speech Pathologist
Q: Is the SLP on the IEP team legally allowed to use another SLP’s evaluation report to determine strengths/weaknesses and need for services? Or, does the SLP on the IEP team have to be the one to evaluate the child? A. Great question. It can be confusing when there's a speech report on the table ... Read More about Question: Two speech paths, one case?
I find dressing for work to be stressful. In my previous life I worked in corporate America. Even though at the time I thought that putting together an outfit was challenging for an office environment, I've found that dressing for a school environment is more tricky. I want to look professional, but ... Read More about 5 Clothing Tips for Teachers, Therapists, and Speech Pathologists to Help You Choose What to Wear to Work in a School