Holiday Ideas for Virtual SLP Students

We’re embarking on a season that can be fun and exciting but also overwhelming for students and teletherapists alike. But we’re here to help take some of that stress away and allow you to focus on enjoying the season with your students! That’s why we’ve put together some holiday ideas for virtual SLP students. 

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Benefits of Telehealth In Rural Areas

Schools across the country benefit from using teletherapy and telehealth to ensure their students receive the services they need to succeed. However, rural communities and school districts can benefit in a unique way because it allows access to a wider range of skilled professionals to meet their needs and so much more! Learn more about telehealth in rural areas and how your school can benefit in this blog article!

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Family Literacy Activity Ideas: The Ultimate Guide

Families are a child’s first educators and serve as an important part of their learning as they grow and get farther along in school. Parents, grandparents, and siblings can play a big role in a child’s literacy development and choosing fun family literacy activities is a big step in the right direction.

Here, we cover the ins and outs of family literacy to understand why it’s so important and share some of our favorite family literacy activity ideas to get you started.

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World Braille Day (January 4th) – History & Activities

Braille is more than a way for people who are blind or visually impaired to read and communicate. It is an important tool that helps them to function in the world and live a life of independence.

Unfortunately, braille literacy is declining, and it has never been more important to draw attention to it. World Braille Day is the perfect way to raise awareness and celebrate the doors that it opens.

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FM System For Hearing Impaired Students In The Classroom

Mother helping to her son to finish homework.

Are you currently using FM Systems for the hearing impaired in your classroom? FM Systems are an assistive technology device for the hearing impaired and Deaf that has many benefits in the classroom from improving students listening ability by reducing the signal-to-noise ratio to allowing the listener to block out background noise better. Read more to discover if using an FM System for Deaf students in your classroom is right for you.

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Speech Therapy in Schools: The Role of an SLP

Having qualified and passionate Speech-Language Pathologists in schools is a critical part of ensuring student success. Understanding the differences between what a clinical SLP does and the duties of a school-based SLP can be the first step to learning which type of role is best for you. Read on to learn more about the role of a school-based SLP and the importance of their support.

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The Future of School Psychology: Post Pandemic Teletherapy in Schools

With the disruptions caused by COVID-19 almost behind us, the use of teletherapy will remain a critical service delivery model for providing school psychology services. Learn more in our article written by School Psychologist Dr. Pedro Olvera.

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IEP Meeting Tips for Parents

Your child’s IEP meeting can be a stressful moment for your family; however, it does not need to be.  As a parent or caregiver, you should see the IEP meeting as an opportunity to discuss all of your child’s needs and get professional recommendations on how to support them. It is also a great time to share their strengths and advocate for support in the school.

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Treating Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism is a somewhat uncommon disorder that is often found in patients who also have social anxiety or a social phobia. With selective mutism, the child is able to speak and communicate effectively in setting that makes them feel comfortable and secure. When they are in social settings such as school, church, or play groups, they may be unable to communicate or speak effectively.

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Latest & Greatest Assistive Technology for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students

There is an ever-expanding array of assistive technology available to help those who are deaf or hard of hearing. These tools can help students in both traditional and virtual school and therapy services better access, understand, and succeed in the classroom. Learn more in our article.

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