Your student teacher has spent weeks planning sessions, working with your kids, taking data, writing reports, probably stressing about job applications, and finishing grad school. After all that hard work, don’t you think they deserve a little reward? Here are some gift ideas for student teachers as you say farewell. Bonus! These are also fabulous gift for a recent grad… Read More
You hear those words, ” They have an advocate.“, and your heart starts beating faster. An advocate…great. Don’t the parents trust me? Don’t they know I have the best interest of their child in mind? The advocate is going to be mean. They’re going to demand crazy things. They’re going to rip my goals to pieces. Or are they?
The term, ‘prompting‘, is one of the first we learn in school. We use it in conversation, put it in our goals, but how much do we really understand what this term means or the different levels that go with it? One of the things we need to remember is that prompts are different than cues. If you aren’t… Read More
So many activities these days are interactive, which is wonderful! The more my kids are involved and engaged the better, but this means using anything I can find to make sure those little squares stick where they are supposed too. Or does it…
So a couple of weeks these ridiculously cute organizer boxes kept popping all over my Instagram feed. People keeping talking about how much they could hold and ( with a teacher discount ) how they cheap they were. With storage and lack of space being a daily struggle in the life of an SLP, and the fact that I have… Read More
Prompts and Cues. These words are part of the specialized language that we learn as Speech-Language Pathologists. They are right up there with fluency and aphasia. We use these words all the time and probably interchangeably, but it is important to understand the difference, and yes, there is a difference.