49 episodes

Looking for a speech therapy podcast that delivers real-world info and ideas that you can use? Join Char Boshart, MA, CCC-SLP as she cuts to the heart of what we all want: Effective Therapy Strategies. You’ll enjoy her no-nonsense discussions with highly qualified, exceptional experts within speech-language pathology. If you work with school-age children, this one’s for you. An extra benefit--Get CEUs for every Speech Link episode. Go to SpeechTherapyPD.com, subscribe, and voila: .1 ASHA CEU!

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    • 4.6, 26 Ratings

Looking for a speech therapy podcast that delivers real-world info and ideas that you can use? Join Char Boshart, MA, CCC-SLP as she cuts to the heart of what we all want: Effective Therapy Strategies. You’ll enjoy her no-nonsense discussions with highly qualified, exceptional experts within speech-language pathology. If you work with school-age children, this one’s for you. An extra benefit--Get CEUs for every Speech Link episode. Go to SpeechTherapyPD.com, subscribe, and voila: .1 ASHA CEU!

    Ep. 48: Deal with it! Successfully Manage Stress-Induced Childhood Oral Habits - Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP

    Ep. 48: Deal with it! Successfully Manage Stress-Induced Childhood Oral Habits - Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP

    Guest: Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP - This one-hour podcast explores the of characteristics of oral habits (thumb/finger sucking, nail biting, extended pacifier use) of primarily the school-aged child.  It addresses the rise in oral habits due to the change in routines and lifestyle during COVID-19 and what can be done.  Several causes and consequences of thumb/finger sucking are discussed, as well as many extinguishing strategies, including several ideas for parents to implement at home.

    • 53 min
    Ep. 47: Methods to Advance Your Teletherapy to Include Fun & Functional Parent Involvement - Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM

    Ep. 47: Methods to Advance Your Teletherapy to Include Fun & Functional Parent Involvement - Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM

    Guest: Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM - In this episode Patty shared in-depth detailed methods and the benefits of parental involvement during teletherapy. She suggested, “Keep learning; change happens.  Be prepared (know your goals), be flexible (implement functional therapy based on the child’s needs), and incorporate the parents/caregivers during teletherapy and beyond, (i.e. during daily living and personal interactions).
     

    • 55 min
    Ep. 46: Highly Engaging Activities for Teens with Significant Challenges - Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP

    Ep. 46: Highly Engaging Activities for Teens with Significant Challenges - Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP

    In this course, Terri shares her down-to-earth techniques and interesting experiences of working with teen aged children with severe disabilities. You’ll learn practical, highly useful strategies such as, how to best use videos in therapy, and the rationale behind them. From her observations over the years, she shares several “hurdles” that must be dealt with when working with this population.

    • 52 min
    Ep. 45: Practical Assessment & Therapy Strategies for Social Communication Deficits - Patti Hamaguchi, M.A. CCC-SLP

    Ep. 45: Practical Assessment & Therapy Strategies for Social Communication Deficits - Patti Hamaguchi, M.A. CCC-SLP

    Guest: Patti Hamaguchi, M.A. CCC-SLP - In this course, Ms. Hamaguchi focuses on understanding elementary age children with Social Communication Disorder (SCD), as well as effective ways to assess it, and how to put together targeted individual and group intervention strategies to improve social language, including greetings, etc., and conversational skill development across settings, and more.

    • 56 min
    Ep. 44: Maximizing the SLPs Time in the Gen Ed Classroom - Susan Fitzell, MEd, CSP

    Ep. 44: Maximizing the SLPs Time in the Gen Ed Classroom - Susan Fitzell, MEd, CSP

    Guest: Susan Fitzell, MEd, CSP - In this course, an experienced classroom teacher and national co-teaching coach shared insightful guidance on how the SLP and the classroom teacher can collaborate together to maximize time, efficiency, and effectiveness.  Her focus is on bringing rationale and specific and practical tips and techniques to the table for all professionals to utilize in classroom instruction.

    • 54 min
    SPECIAL EPISODE: Teletherapy from EI to High School: Practical Applications and Resources (Panel Discussion From Teletherapy Bootcamp)

    SPECIAL EPISODE: Teletherapy from EI to High School: Practical Applications and Resources (Panel Discussion From Teletherapy Bootcamp)

    Panelists: Michelle L. W. Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC; Andrea M.Szwabowski, M.H.S., CCC-SLP/L; Marisha Mets, MS, CCC-SLP; Carrie Clark, CCC-SLP; Jessi Andricks MS, CCC-SLP; Lauren Tandy, MS CCC-SLP
    This panel of presenters discussed teletherapy, the essential and best practices for EI to High School related services.

    • 2 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Whatstheword91737478292 ,

Highly Recommend

This is such an informative podcast and I have really learned a lot from listening to it! Out of all the speech podcasts out there, this has been my fav so far. Definitely recommend it!

Riethmaier ,

Thank you!

17 year SLP here! Loving the podcast! 10 hours of continuing education isn’t enough— peers are such a vital part of my continued learning!

Charlesxavier1119836 ,

Clear, Informative and Helpful!

The Speech Link is a special podcast for sure! Every episode is insightful each with great guests and is organized in a way to maximize learning while maintaining a conversational tone. There’s no better podcast out there for pediatric SLPs!

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