We and ASHA have not done a go...

May 18, 2024 by

May 18, 2024 #6 reflection series What exactly is our role in schools?  If you asked 100 different Speech Language...

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Schools still don’t know what ...

May 13, 2024 by

May 13, 2024 #5 reflection series I still find it amazing that so many teachers, administrators and some team members have no idea...

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Love working with the kids but...

May 11, 2024 by

May 11, 2024 #4 I don’t think anyone will argue that the best thing about being a Speech Language Pathologist in schools is working...

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The field of speech language p...

May 8, 2024 by

May 8, 2024 #3 When I first started working most of my caseload was made up primarily of students with developmental articulation and...

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Would I do it Again?

May 7, 2024 by

May 7, 2024 #2 I have frequently asked myself if I had to do things over again would I become a Speech Language...

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What have I learned as a Speec...

May 5, 2024 by

44 years ago I embarked on my career as a Speech Language Pathologist.  When I started college the course of study was...

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Thinking about COVID 19, Schoo...

Jun 28, 2020 by

To all you Speech Language Pathologists working with unreasonable caseloads now is the time to advocate for yourselves and your...

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Schools have to get back to no...

Jun 17, 2020 by

***I actually wrote this article about two weeks ago and did not get a chance to post it. Since then the powers that be are hinting...

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How are school SLPs handling t...

Apr 11, 2020 by

We’ve been out of school now for 4 weeks here in the northeast because of Covid 19.  While I only have a small private...

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The Marshalla Guide: Book Revi...

Mar 2, 2020 by

I was recently asked to review a new book.  The Marshalla Guide  A Topical Anthology of Speech Movement...

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How do administrators and teac...

Dec 9, 2019 by

It has been quite awhile since I posted anything. I apologize for that.  No real excuses, except that writing a blog...

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Smart Goals made easy

Aug 15, 2018 by

Hey SLPs If you are thinking about your personal “smart goal” for the next school year you might want to check out my site on...

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The Essential 55-book review

Apr 8, 2018 by

I was dusting some of my bookshelves and found this book The Essential 55 by Ron Clark. I remember being very impressed with this...

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Just renewed my liability insu...

Jan 6, 2018 by

Over the years I’ve had a habit of forgetting to renew my liability insurance.  Now I just put it in my calendar and keep the...

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Accommodations are they really...

Jan 1, 2018 by

Every once in awhile I read back through my blog and look at the relevance and passion of my posts.  I recently reread the post...

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The Speech Teacher’s Han...

Dec 28, 2017 by

I recently came across this book on Amazon. It piqued my interest so I bought it. It is called “The Speech Teacher’s Handbook, A...

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Visualizing and Verbalizing go...

Oct 29, 2017 by

Several years ago I took the Visualizing and Verbalizing course. It must have been a 3 or 4-day course. I didn’t take it directly...

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Trust Risk Management Services...

Sep 15, 2017 by

I just want to say thank you to Trust Risk Management Services for your continued support of my blog The School Speech Therapist the...

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I’m back and want your i...

Aug 20, 2017 by

Well it has been awhile since I seriously worked on my blog. In December I left my school position to start a private practice. In...

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SLPs, Contribute to your schoo...

Mar 6, 2017 by

In my state, teachers and all professional staff have to generate personal SMART goals. With all the work SLPs do, the last thing I...

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