What should SLPs do on meet the teacher night during back to school? Whether your school calls it curriculum night, meet the teacher or open house-it's all the same idea. Parents come and meet their child's new teacher, see their classroom and get a brief overview of what the school year will look like. And then there's us SLPs: sitting in our rooms hoping someone will come by. That is how I ... Read More about Meet the Teacher Night: What Should SLPs Do?
I’m glad you asked! Aided Language Stimulation (ALS) is also commonly known at Aided Language Input. ALS is a way for a communicator to provide a model for communication with the use of AAC. The model (teacher, parent, sibling, therapist, etc.) would select the icons/words on the AAC device and speak them while the learner is observing. In turn, the child would learn how to use AAC in a functional ... Read More about What is Aided Language Stimulation?
What’s the EBP on WLPBs for SLT? Say that 5 times fast! I am a big fan of Wordless Picture Books (WLPBs) and there is a ton of Evidence Based Practice (EBP) on the benefits of using WLPBs in Speech-Language Therapy (SLT). Read along as I summarize and share 5 EBP studies for WLPBs and how to use the EBP in SLT. 1st EBP on WLPBs for SLT and how to use this EBP in ... Read More about What’s the EBP on WLPB for SLP?