Avoiding Burnout as a School Based SLP

When I was in grad school, my parents met a flight attendant who was a former SLP. She told them that she just wanted to do something that wasn’t so stressful and overwhelming, and that she just couldn’t take it anymore. As a student in the field, hearing this was disconcerting to say the least. […]

Helping Educators Value AAC

Hi everyone! I want to talk about an area of difficulty many of us experience in the schools when working with students with complex communication needs. Often we put in the time and effort to implement a communication book or other high tech AAC device only to experience abandonment of these tools at the classroom […]

Winter Freebies by Target Goal Area!

Hello everyone! The holiday frenzy is coming to an end and it is time to start planning therapy for that long stretch between New Years and Valentine‚Äôs Day. Below you will find all of our favorite winter freebies organized by target goal area for your convenience! Enjoy, and happy planning! Articulation /g/, /l/, /l/ blends, […]

Cyber Monday deals for SLPs!

We hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving with family and friends! Cyber Monday is this coming Monday, November 27th, and we have been gathering some amazing deals for you! Have you had your eye on any of these great resources for speech therapy? Now is the perfect time to give them a try! SLP […]

Companion Activities for Wordless Picture Books

Have you tried wordless picture books with your groups? If not, I highly recommend it. They open the door to discussion and allow for therapists to target SO MANY goals at once. They are also perfect for non-readers, and older students who struggle with reading and typically shut down when you pull out a book […]

Fun With Familiar Games

Do you ever have students light up and say “Oh! I’ve done these before!” when you pull out a tried and true printable game? Kids love routines and they love things that are familiar. Better yet, we don’t have to waste precious therapy time explaining rules when we could be getting high repetitions of therapy […]

Using Bowling Blocks in Speech Therapy

GUYS… I bought two sets of Halloween themed bowling blocks at Target Dollar Spot (they were $3.00. (???)) and they have allowed for SO many fun therapy sessions. I am always looking to not only spruce up the “sit-at-a-table” sessions, but also to incorporate some activity into the learning. Well, this has done just that. […]