Expanding utterances

Expanding utterances

Childhood Apraxia of Speech and expanding utterances! My first year as an SLP (during my clinical fellowship year), I worked with a student with severe Childhood Apraxia of Speech.  This started me down a path of discovery and growth.  A few years ago I was able to...

Articulation Targets

Articulation Targets

You know you are a speech therapist when... You can give at least 10 examples of a sound in all positions of words on the fly. You have to cover your ears at the playground or a birthday party. You can't help be notice the visiting pastor lisps. When your children...

#CSUNATC17

I enjoyed my time at #CSUNATC17 this year.  This year I was able to present on Making AAC Fun and Functional.  While I have given local talks within my district, this was the first time I presented at a large conference.  It was both exciting and frightening. Below is...

Stepping Out of the Box

Stepping Out of the Box

It can be scary to step out of your box.  I will admit that there have been times that it has stopped me from saying or doing things that I wanted to do.  One of my goals this year is to step out of my protective box.  To share my knowledge accepting accolades and...

SpeechForce

Speech Force Game working on synonyms, antonyms, multiple meaning words, and categories. So I am a StarWars fan.  The first movie I remember seeing is Star Wars, I was 5 years old.  I remember we were late (my Mom had a tendency to be late to stuff), so we came in...

Didn’t Meet Temple Grandin

One of my coworkers got to meet and listen to Temple Grandin speak in person recently.  I will admit she is now the coolest person I know (because she got to met Temple Grandin).  I don't know about you, but her story significantly impacted my understanding of...