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SLP Graduate School Test Scores and GPA


If you are searching for the right graduate school(s) to apply for a Master's in Speech-Language Pathology, you have probably asked the question, "What do I need to score on the GRE in order to be competitive?" If you find a specific answer on any of the graduate school's websites, let me know, because they are… Continue reading SLP Graduate School Test Scores and GPA

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Cause of Stuttering?? More than One Answer…


I recently wrote a paper for my Summer SLP Graduate course about Stuttering theories and treatments. My paper was entitled "The Impact of Developmental, Environmental, and Learning Factors on Stuttering" based on a Chapter in Barry Guitar's textbook (sounds thrilling, I know). While I was not entirely excited about topic, it turned out to be more… Continue reading Cause of Stuttering?? More than One Answer…

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The Wizard of Oz and SLPs


Have you ever thought ASHA was similar to the great Wizard of Oz? I gathered my thoughts, and I have found I enjoy a great many quotes quite relevant to my life: "Back where I come from, we have universities, seats of great learning, where men go to become great thinkers. And when they come… Continue reading The Wizard of Oz and SLPs

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SLP Related Awareness Months


As a part of NSSLHA and our Advocacy aspect as Speech-Language Pathologists, we are encouraged and happy to spread information about our profession. Personally, I want more people to know how an SLP can help in more than just one or two aspects of the field. While every profession - nursing, PT, OT, respiratory, teachers - has… Continue reading SLP Related Awareness Months

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Social EBP for SLP


When I decided to start blogging about SLP related things, I never stopped to think, "Will anyone actually read my blog?" It was more about putting my answers out into the cyber world because I couldn't "Google-it-out" (instead of 'figure-it-out ). When I have an SLP related question about a new therapy idea, rationale for… Continue reading Social EBP for SLP

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Kenai Peninsula – Alaska


After a few years of Alaska dreaming, on May 2, 2012 I boarded a plane in Atlanta, Georgia to fulfill my dream. I had multiple purposes for the trip: observe 3 Speech-Language Pathologists, be a super touristy tourist, and figure out if I could live in the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. I think my trip… Continue reading Kenai Peninsula – Alaska

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Core Skills for an #slp2b


A WONDERFUL and helpful book for the growing SLP is entitled "Here's How to Do Therapy: Hands-On Core Skills in Speech-Language Pathology"  Not only is her book encouraging and practical, the accompanying CD is wonderful. While topics below are covered in many textbooks and SLP grad courses, this is my attempt to share those gems of… Continue reading Core Skills for an #slp2b

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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

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SLP Humor Part 2


With all the social networks - Twitter, Facebook, Pintrest, Tumblr - which invade us with pictures, quotes, and opinions, I want to share a few of the things I've come across over the past few years which have made me smile, laugh, and/or agree with. I wish I had done a better job of tagging… Continue reading SLP Humor Part 2