This will provide an understanding of the differences between educational and medical therapy models as they pertain to a child’s therapy needs and how each is beneficial. An example to help differentiate . . .A school-age child who is unable to pronounce the “R” sound but is not carrying the deficit over into spelling or writing assignments, and is still intelligible to a listener would not qualify for therapy services under the educational model because while there is an impairment present, ... Continue Reading
In the past, SLPs and teachers tended to keep to themselves; however, as teaching methods have evolved, so have treatment methods for SLPs. These newer methods mean that there will be more interaction between the two professions than before. I’m here today to give you some tips and ideas on how to collaborate with the classroom teacher to make sure your patients are as successful as possible.
Why is it important?
Collaboration between a student’s SLP and teacher is important to the ... Continue Reading
One of the great things about being a speech language pathologist is the diversity of work that the career offers. SLPs are eligible and qualified to work in many settings, and the work within those settings is often quite varied. So, whether you are considering a change from full-time employee to a traveling SLP professional, are thinking about changing your work environment, or are desiring a change in the type of client you serve, there are many reasons to ... Continue Reading