The Practical SLP: Middle School...

Jul 27, 2013 by

Back in 2007, when I was taking a computer course and needed to put some teacher training together I chose to write about the roles and responsibilities of the School Speech Language Pathologist.  It was a nice introduction for the teachers and for those who paid attention, I think they learned something about our field.  This was just before RTI, core curriculum and the new teacher evaluation process took over.  Reflecting on what I wrote 6 years ago, our job hasn’t changed that much…..it’s just been added to.  So take a look, please note the word “Practical” in the title.  At the time when all these changes were looming I thought it was appropriate (and still do).  The Practical SLP powerpoint 2007 copy Teresa   Please like &...

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Protecting your electronics.

Jul 20, 2013 by

When I purchased my iPad, I knew I wanted to use it in therapy.  I also knew I did not want to have to worry about it breaking, being dropped or just plain mishandled.  Walking out of the Apple Store, I walked right over to the cart in the mall that installed Ghost Armor.  For those of you who don’t know Ghost Armor is a plastic sheet that is applied to the screen of your phone or iPad.  I’ve used Ghost Armor on my phone for years and never experienced a cracked or scratched screen.  Ghost Armor has to be cured under a black light for a few moments but they will usually do it while you wait. For the first few days I used my iPad without a case, then with a simple...

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SLP’s tell me everything you do!...

Jul 10, 2013 by

I want to put together list of all the duties we as slp’s perform in the public school setting. Below is a list that I quickly put together (please excuse the format i am working on an ipad). I am sure i’ve forgotten a task or two. Please add any paperwork duties I might have overlooked. If you do something unique to your setting I want to hear about that. If you are required to perform other duties not related to slp mention those. Comment below or email me at theschoolspeechtherapist@gmail.com. Thanks in advance for your input. I am hoping to add time the duties take in order to help explain workload vs caseload. Assessment Direct service Consult Classroom service Paperwork-listed below Daily notes IEP (full or partial responsibilities) Evaluations (amount varies depending on...

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