Being an SLP means…

It’s May and that means Better Speech and Hearing Month!  To kick it off I thought I would share what being an SLP is to me.  Sooo…

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Being an SLP means…

  • being creative and thinking outside the box.
  • a lot of work. Planning, prepping, organizing, data…it all takes time.
  • that  you wear a lot of different hats.
  • having fun.
  • seeing the change you can help people achieve.
  • you will have to do paperwork.
  • that sometimes you need to fight for your students, clients, and patients to get them what they need.
  • being flexible
  • being part of team ( parent and SLP, hospital staff and SLP, school staff and SLP, etc. )
  • compromising.
  • getting messy. I have come home with glue, glitter, tissue paper, dirt, shaving cream, pudding, etc. on my clothes :)
  • wearing clothes that are machine washable.
  • having some hard days.
  • having some absolutely amazing days.
  • trying new things.
  • that you never stop learning.
  • that everyday is an adventure.

 

What does being an SLP mean to you?

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  3. Having machine washable is so very important! Haha! This is a great list!

  4. I enjoyed the list. Being an SLP means never a dull moment. :). I love that I can constantly learn new things.

  5. Maureen says:

    Thanks so much! I an so happy you want to share it :)

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