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
Have you ever purchased a book you already have? Ever found a resource on your bookshelf and thought, “Oh - this would have been helpful a couple months ago...I wish I knew I had it”? Have you ever searched for an activity on TpT because it was easier to
LOVE this scheduler! Super easy to schedule my caseload....took less than an hour! -Becky C., AZ
Oh scheduling...you either like it or you hate it...and even if you like it you don't have time for it! The size of our caseloads and the strict restrictions of when