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. 55: EI: Maximize Communication, Minimize Behavior, and Empower Parents - Karyn Lewis Searcy, MA, CCC-SLP
This 1-hour course focused on practical and effective therapy techniques for the early intervention child with significant speech delays. It provided numerous insights and ideas to work online as well as in person to improve the child’s communication skills. Specific and doable strategies were shared to inspire and empower parental involvement.
Ep. 54: Language Sampling: A School-Based SLPs Best Friend - Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP
Terri presented how language sampling and analysis is an effective, authentic, and reliable method to establish baseline speech and language performance as well as periodically evaluate progress. She refreshed our skills in language sampling and analysis, and how these basic principles can be effectively applied in the school practice setting for evaluation as well as documentation.
Ep. 53: Methods to Maximize Student Clinician Success in the School Setting - Sarah Armstrong, MA, CCC-SLP
Based on two decades of experience, Sarah freely discussed the issues and responsibilities of being a Master Clinician in the schools and how to effectively guide the Graduate Student Clinician. She disclosed several critical components: how to share expectations, how to maintain a constructive ongoing dialogue, and how to hone-in on essential skills and provide constructive feedback.
Ep. 52: Communication Secrets to Managing Difficult Parent/Caregiver Situations
Char shared real-world solutions on how to effectively manage difficult parent/caregiver situations. She emphasized that issues tend to occur when parents do not know a therapist’s motivation, his/her capability level or work ethic. Many detailed communication reactions and response options were provided, as well as a system to build parental support and even teamwork.
Ep. 51: Strategies for Voice Disorders to Facilitate Vocal Health in School-Aged Children - Jayanti Ray, PhD, CCC-SLP
Guest: Jayanti Ray, PhD, CCC-SLP - In this one-hour course, Dr. Ray shared the common signs, symptoms, and conditions that impact voice disorders in school-aged children and therapy techniques to mitigate them. In addition, she covered the importance of vocal health and several ways maintain vocal quality and agility in children.
Ep. 50: How to Recognize and Treat Vocal Cord Dysfunction in School-Aged Children - Jayanti Ray, PhD., CCC-SLP, BCS-F
Guest: Jayanti Ray, PhD., CCC-SLP, BCS-F - In this course, Dr. Ray shared a wealth of evidence-based information and anecdotal examples about those with Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD). Topics included: what is VCD and signs and symptoms of episodes, several causal options, and many treatment techniques and strategies. The information pertained mostly to school-aged children, but also briefly discussed adults with VCD.
I love this podcast. Very warm, encouraging and informative!
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!
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!