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How To Tell When You Need To Use an Apostrophe....

Here are some simple rules about when to use apostrophes:

One of the primary uses for the apostrophe (‘) is to connect TWO things together (like a paper clip – hey, it even kind of looks like a mini-paper clip)! 302 more words

Speech & Language

Tips for your SLP Job Interview

Someone in a facebook group recently asked for tips about interviewing at schools for her CFY job.

Here’s what I suggested:

  • Even though many school have a salary schedule, salary is negotiable.
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Speech & Language

Articulation Carryover

Here’s what I use for articulation carryover ~

1. I use my articulation hierarchy form with the student throughout the therapy process. When students can visualize their progress in this way, I have found that they become very motivated to reach 80% so they can make it to the next level!  262 more words

Speech & Language

How I target the R sound (with links)

Before I start, let me say that I work in a junior high with 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.  Most of these kids have been in therapy for several years but still can’t seem to get the hang of the /r/ sound. 1,852 more words

Speech & Language

Speech/Language Wallets (of Resources)

Near the end of the last school year, I had a stroke of genius!  …well, it has yet to be tested but it’s ingenious in my humble opinion ;) 462 more words

Speech & Language

Non-Verbal Communication: All the “Talking” Before Talking

My co-worker, Robin, wrote a great blog article about Understanding Communication. This inspired me to continue this very important discussion on this topic. Maybe it’s my Jewish/Italian/New Yorker background, but in my world, communication is never limited to just words. 749 more words

Family Life

Post-It Notes for Sequencing & Answering "When" Questions

I am convinced that if I needed to, I could just do therapy solely with office supplies!  (“Lint-pocket therapy,” I like to call it).

Post-It Notes are among my most essential office-supplies turned therapy-tools for a few reasons. 907 more words

Speech & Language