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Do you know future Speech Language Pathologists who are applying to graduate school? Here are some tips to share with them about graduate school interviews.Many university programs use interviews to learn about a candidate’s experiences, interests, and personality. Think about the following types of questions:
• What interested ...
“What would you do if you won a million dollars?”A few years ago I was working with an entertaining group of fifth grade students who were practicing producing their speech sounds at the sentence and conversational level. We were taking turns answering social questions from a deck of cards. We turned over the card with the question, “What would ...
As dedicated professionals, we work long hours, possibly staying late to finish just one more thing. In providing supports to others, sometimes we may not think of our own needs.
Exhaustion is an interesting phenomenon. It may be a slow process. We may not realize that we are nearing exhaustion until we are completely fatigued. Perhaps you have ...
people on social media and later mainstream media recently viewed a photo of a particular
dress that stirred a national debate. Due to the background lighting and
photographic exposure, people saw the two colors of the dress differently.
For all of us
who debated the colors of that dress (blue/black or white/gold),
we had a ...
How many of our students have goals that
involve ''asking for help'' or ''requesting assistance?'' Some students might have
it as a goal in a behavior plan (to serve as a replacement behavior). Others
may be early language learners that have not learned to use conventional means
of communication to ask for help. In these first few weeks of ...
We school-based SLPs don't live in a bubble. We are parts of living, breathing school districts and the public education system in our states. Anything that impacts a school district eventually trickles down and impacts us, whether we want it to or not.
My home state (along with many others in the country) recently had its budget approved,
I'm officially only summer vacation, I still have some school
commitments that are part of my schedule. Last Thursday I had my first
inservice day of the summer (according
to our contract, we're obligated to do at least three). Besides
the one last weeek, I have another one this week on strategies and fun
activities to teach ...