The Advantages of Serving Therapy in School-Based Services

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When students graduate as either speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, or physical therapists, they have many choices when it comes to work settings. After serving school-based services for 24 years, we have seen firsthand the many advantages to choosing working in schools. Armed with this information, newly-licensed therapists can make knowledgeable decisions about their workplace preferences…. Read more »

Positive Reinforcement Helps Manage Behavior

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There’s more to speech-language pathology than a thorough understanding of different delays, disorders, and therapy approaches. To be an effective and efficient SLP, you must also be able to manage children’s behavior. Students make progress when they pay attention in their therapy sessions. Positive reinforcement is a great solution. However, behavior management is not something… Read more »

The Role of an Effective Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

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In 2009, working as a pediatric speech language pathologist was rated one of the 50 best jobs in the country by CNN. Why? As you might guess, both pay and job growth are on the way up. More than that, though, being a speech therapist for children is a rewarding career, helping assess, diagnose, treat,… Read more »