We kicked off 2017 with a two week FREE online Summit to help us start our year off right. The presentations that were shared in the Summit were inspiring yet practical. We personally walked away with some great ideas that can easily be implemented, but the most important thing to
I love the start of a new year. It's an awesome time to reflect on the past year and think about what you would like to do the same and what you hope to change. I've never been a big fan of making resolutions, because I tend to forget about
"Can you bake some cookies for the staff meeting this Friday?" - "Jose's IEP meeting isn't due until next month but Christine wants to move it up to before break." - "I can't make my bike rack duty this week - can you fill in for me?" - "Mom -
It has been a little over a week since ASHA ended, and we are still processing it :) It was a whirlwind event and one we will never forget! We made so many new friends and felt the love of everyone around us. This was our first time exhibiting at a
In my last post, /R/ you kidding me?, I walked through the steps I take to establish the "r" sound in isolation with school-aged students. Once a student is able to quickly and smoothly produce 10 "er" sounds in isolation, I move on to CV and VC combos.
When I found myself in the elementary setting for the first time, there was nothing more painful than inheriting 8 IEPs with /r/ goals. In looking at previous IEPs, the student usually had been working on the sound for at least a couple of years, and had made no progress.
Every year when I hold my SLP trainings for new SLPs in the district, their eyes glaze over with fear when I get to the topic of lesson plans. I get asked, "We have to LESSON PLAN?! Like really lesson plan??!!! But I'm not a teacher!" And I get it.