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SLP Jobs

When it comes to finding speech and language pathology jobs, there are a variety of settings to select from including schools, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, private clinics, corporate consulting, colleges/universities, and government agencies.

Do You Have Imposter Syndrome?

Imposter syndrome in simple terms is the feeling of being a fraud in your accomplishments. It is an inability to internalize your success, skill, and achievements. Many SLPs experience imposter syndrome related to our profession, despite evidence of our skill and knowledge.

Boom Cards

What It Is SLPs use these materials during online therapy.

Speech and Language

There is a difference between speech and language, even though we hear these words used together and even used interchangeably. What’s the difference?

FAQ

Hearing Loss and Communication

Hearing loss can occur at any time – from infancy to adulthood and can be described by the type, degree, and configuration.

How masks impact communication

Masks are important to slow the spread of COVID-19 but impact communication. Here are some tips to improve interactions while staying safe.

What is Apraxia?

Apraxia of speech is a motor speech disorder that makes it challenging to speak and clearly produce speech sounds.

Speech Therapy Terms

Every profession has its own jargon, SLPs are no different. We’ve compiled and defined some of the most common speech therapy terms to help.

Play-based Speech Therapy

Play-based speech therapy is when an SLP plans speech and language therapy activities around a play activity or toy, to engage the child.

Speech Therapy for Adults

SLPs can work with people of all ages and there are several reasons why adults might need speech and language therapy.

What is AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)?

AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. AAC includes all the ways we communicate that do not include talking. Everyone can use AAC, and we often do without realizing it!

Early Intervention and Developmental Milestones

Children develop many skills in the first three years of their lives. These skills are often referred to as developmental milestones. Early intervention services are available for children not meeting those milestones.

Looking for a Speech Therapist (SLP)

Either with a referral or your own concerns, finding the right speech and language pathologist (SLP) can be a daunting task. You may be asking yourself ‘where do I begin?’. When selecting an SLP, here are some suggestions to find the right fit for you.

The Speech Banana

The pitch and loudness of the majority of human speech sounds (called phonemes) fall on an audiogram in a shape resembling a banana.