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.
The word "advocate" in conjunction with an IEP team meeting strikes fear in the heart of every Speech Language Pathologist. And for good reason. If you've ever sat in a meeting with an advocate, it feels like you're a defendant on trial. But instead of innocent until proven guilty, it
Formative assessment is a buzz word in education. The term is typically connected to teachers who are using various methods in the classroom to get a sense of where their students are in the learning process for a particular lesson or unit.
But did you know that Speech Language Pathologists
It is the home stretch. Many of you are in your last week, weeks, or month of the school year. As excited as you are for summer to arrive, you are also knee deep in IEPs, evaluations, and have a sea of meetings to swim through before you get to
How do SLPs use rubrics for progress monitoring and for what types of speech and language goals do they work best? Check our our video on the topic below.
I co-created the innovative web app SLP Toolkit.
Progress monitoring is an inevitable task that must be completed prior to closing out the end of the school year. While some SLPs use their session data to measure progress on IEP goals, we propose an easier way: Criterion Referenced Tests.
Criterion Referenced Tests are designed to measure student performance
For Part 2 of our discussion on 'Behavior and the SLP' we are so lucky to have Melissa Stombaugh, M.S. CCC-SLP sharing her wisdom with us:
I have been working as an SLP for almost 14 years, 11 of which have been in a public school setting. The last