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
Why spend the money on an iPad and then spend even more on apps? That’s how I felt after I got my iPad. Keep in mind that many free apps actually require you to make “in-app” purchases to access additional content – I’ve noted those apps with an asterisk (*). I have a wonderful selection of ... Read More about Best Free iPad Apps for Speech Pathologists
Recently an educator without a special education background asked me the difference between independent functioning and executive functions. I thought that maybe more people get confused by the terms since they sound so similar. Independent Functioning “Independent” refers to what a student can ... Read More about What’s the difference between “independent functioning” and “executive functions?”