What is a Speech-Language Pathologist?

A few years ago,  I made this flyer for CSD Awareness Month - What is a Speech Language Pathologist?. Yet, I think I still missed the mark. Let me break it down - Speech...Language...Pathologist... Speech - the coordination of the brain and necessary muscles used to produce speech Language - a system of codes, symbols, and sounds… Continue reading What is a Speech-Language Pathologist?


Evidence Based Practice – SLP

Every semester we are assigned clients in the on-campus Speech and Hearing Clinic . *nerves* The frightening sensation that someone is paying to have me work with their child, teen, or with them as an adult is surreal. Just a year ago I was sitting in class thinking about what I was going to do for… Continue reading Evidence Based Practice – SLP


Phonetics and CSD Programs

In 2001, Michael Moran and James Fitch published an article titled Phonological Awareness Skills of University Students: Implications for Teaching Phonetics. I first read the article in Summer 2010 and have thought of it often. When I was a Senior in the UWG Speech-Language Pathology Undergrad program, I offered Phonetic tutoring sessions for the rising juniors. I… Continue reading Phonetics and CSD Programs

ASHA 2012 Convention, SLPeep

ASHA Convention 2012 – Atlanta, GA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2012 National Convention will be in Atlanta Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center November 15 - 17, 2012. Home. I have never been to an ASHA Convention so this year will be my first. I've also submitted a Call for Papers. I've never been so nervous before clicking a Submit button.… Continue reading ASHA Convention 2012 – Atlanta, GA