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August 2010 - Posts

Speech in the Schools

Google, Friend of the SLP: Part One
August 30, 2010 2:55 PM by Sean Sweeney
In addition to being a total Apple "fanboy", as they say, I must confess I am a pretty big Googlephile — this is somewhat of a conflict as the two companies are generally in competition, but I can somehow reconcile that opposition. What I love about Google Read More...
Speech Therapy in the 21st Century: Digital Cameras
August 23, 2010 1:59 PM by Alexandra Streeter
One of my favorite speech therapy tools is my trusty digital camera. There's no end to the materials I use it for, and I'm sure that many of you use yours too. Luckily for us, the days of finding lined drawings and coloring and cutting them out, or spending Read More...
Co-Treatment with the OT: Part Two
August 18, 2010 10:51 AM by Valerie Lill
In my last blog I continued my discussion on various service delivery models, specifically discussing how co-treatment with the OT at my elementary school. I have also done a completely different type of "co-treatment" with the OT at the middle school Read More...
Getting "Speechie"
August 16, 2010 10:47 AM by Sean Sweeney
In past posts, I have described the considerations around selecting technology resources to use in speech-language therapy. The FIVES criteria — so far, we talked about the benefits of resources being Free (or nearly free), Interactive, Visual, and Educationally Read More...
Day of Champions
August 9, 2010 10:20 AM by Alexandra Streeter
The other day I helped out at "Day of Champions"; this is a day of sports activities for students with special needs in our county hosted by our district. I took group pictures as the students from each school circled through a variety of stations. The Read More...
Co-Treatment with an OT: Part 1
August 4, 2010 10:59 AM by Valerie Lill
In my last post , I started a discussion about alternate service delivery models than traditional small-group or 1:1 pull-out for speech-language intervention. The first of these I'm going to discuss is co-treating with the OT. At my elementary school, Read More...
Educational Relevance and Interventions
August 2, 2010 11:06 AM by Sean Sweeney
Another way technology can assist us as SLPs lies in its power to infuse connections to classroom content into our sessions. This is the E in the FIVES criteria for selecting good technology resources for our interventions- Educational Relevance. Our Read More...


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    Speech in the Schools
    Occupation: School-based speech-language pathologists
    Setting: Traditional and specialized K-12 classrooms
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