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.
We are so excited to have Marisha with Road to Speech as a guest blogger today. I am a huge fan of literacy based therapy, so when I heard about Lesson Plan Membership I was thrilled. Marisha has done all the hard work of analyzing books and creating lesson plans
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's that time of year. . .already! Kind of bittersweet, right? The beginning of the school year is the best because you are refreshed, highly motivated and actually have some time to think! But we are also mourning the end of summer. And wasn't last summer the best? (I think I