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You’re listening to the Speechie Side Up podcast hosted by author, AAC specialist, and matcha tea lover, Venita Litvack! Every week, you get to hear what other SLPs are doing in the field and how they found their passion. This podcast was created to help YOU stop re-inventing the wheel and start loving your job again!

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You’re listening to the Speechie Side Up podcast hosted by author, AAC specialist, and matcha tea lover, Venita Litvack! Every week, you get to hear what other SLPs are doing in the field and how they found their passion. This podcast was created to help YOU stop re-inventing the wheel and start loving your job again!

    102: The One About Occupational Therapy & Health Literacy

    102: The One About Occupational Therapy & Health Literacy

    At some point in your career as an SLP, you will likely collaborate with an occupational therapist. What is their role in pediatric therapy and how can they help your practice? Today I am joined by an OT, Brittany Ferri, to talk about strategies that you can use in therapy, the significance of health literacy and teletherapy.

    Check out the YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN AAC: SUPPORTING SOCIAL INTERACTIONS WITH AAC USERS podcourse on Tassel Continuing Education!

    • 23 min
    101: The One About Yoga, Mindfulness, & Self-Care

    101: The One About Yoga, Mindfulness, & Self-Care

    In this episode, I am joined by Natalie & Belkis from Culturally Speaking SLPs to talk about diversifying your speech therapy materials, how to incorporate yoga and mindfulness, and practicing better self-care.

    Check out the YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN AAC: SUPPORTING SOCIAL INTERACTIONS WITH AAC USERS podcourse on Tassel Continuing Education!

    • 31 min
    100: The One About Incorporating Diverse Cultural Arts in Therapy with Tamara Anderson

    100: The One About Incorporating Diverse Cultural Arts in Therapy with Tamara Anderson

    You might know why it's important to use diverse resources in therapy, but need more ideas on how to do so. Today I am joined by Tamara Anderson to talk about how you can effectively and purposefully use varying forms of culture such as art, poetry/books, and music in speech and language therapy sessions to promote diversity and inclusion.

    Check out the YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN AAC: SUPPORTING SOCIAL INTERACTIONS WITH AAC USERS podcourse on Tassel Continuing Education!

    • 34 min
    Read My Lips! Why SLPs Should Be Involved in Dyslexia Interventions

    Read My Lips! Why SLPs Should Be Involved in Dyslexia Interventions

    This episode is available for ASHA CEUs and part of the 2020 SLP Connect Podconference until October 7, 2020. If you want to earn ASHA CEUs, then stay on until the very end, because that is where I provide information on how to register for ASHA CEUs and other details like how to win awesome giveaway prizes! You can also read about the details here. If you are listening to this episode after SLP Connect, then I hope you will still enjoy this amazing interview that covers why SLPs should be involved in dyslexia interventions with Jeannette Washington, M. Ed.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Be an AACtivist: How to Promote Cultural Diversity in AAC Assessment & Treatment

    Be an AACtivist: How to Promote Cultural Diversity in AAC Assessment & Treatment

    This episode is available for ASHA CEUs and part of the 2020 SLP Connect Podconference until October 7, 2020. If you want to earn ASHA CEUs, then stay on until the very end, because that is where I provide information on how to register for ASHA CEUs and other details like how to win awesome giveaway prizes! You can also read about the details here. If you are listening to this episode after SLP Connect, then I hope you will still enjoy this amazing interview that covers How to Promote Cultural Diversity in AAC Assessment & Treatment with Cara Walton, M.A, CCC-SLP.

    • 1 hr
    97: The One About Serving the LGBTQIA+ Community with Greta Abbott

    97: The One About Serving the LGBTQIA+ Community with Greta Abbott

    Are you interested in learning more about your role in serving the transgender and gender-diverse community? Greta Abbott, a queer-identified SLP is on this episode to share about basic terminology you should know as an SLP, transgender voice therapy, and other resources you can turn to.

    Find out more details about the SLP Connect Podconference at https://tasseltogether.com/slpconnect/

    • 39 min

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