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Written by Givona Sandiford, Published on November 20, 2018

So you’ve done it! You’ve persevered and now you have completed both your educational and supervised clinical experience requirements. You are now a full-fledged independent speech-language pathologist (SLP) ready to make a difference in the world. You're ready to look for your first SLP position.

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Written by Breanna Richardson, Published on November 6, 2018

So you’ve put in the hard work, finished graduate school, and now you’re in the market for a new job. What an amazing accomplishment! This can be exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. You’re probably busy figuring out which population(s) you could see yourself working with, which setting you want to work in, and what jobs you should apply for.

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Written by Marisa Brunner, Published on October 23, 2018

As a new parent, or even as a well seasoned one, you may face some challenges as you prepare to return to work after maternity or paternity leave. Not to worry: the transition is possible, and may be easier to balance than you think! As a new mother and practicing SLP, I’ve gathered some helpful tips and resources to aid the transition from SLP family leave back to the workplace.

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Written by Monique Cevasco, Published on October 16, 2018

Working as an SLP in a school, your caseload population and size vary between the different types of schools. Caseloads can range from 22 students in a Nonpublic Special Education setting to 80+ students in a public school system. You might even travel to multiple schools within your district. With crammed treatment schedules, IEP meetings, communication with parents, and other additional committee requirements it is difficult to think about paperwork. If you have ever found yourself wondering how you are going to complete all of your SLP paperwork, here are some helpful tips!

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Written by Marisa Brunner, Published on October 2, 2018

We SLPs have a wide range of career settings available to us. However, making the choice between pediatric or adult speech therapy can be daunting. While the choice may be simple for some, it can be a challenge for many of us!

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Written by Alexandria Russell, Published on September 25, 2018

With the ever-growing presence of social media networks, SLPs are in a great position to expand their reach by educating each other and sharing resources. Over the next few months, we’re interviewing 5 SLPs who are doing excellent work in the social media world. Make sure to check out our first interview with Rachael Baethge, the Texas Speech Mom!

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Topics:career developmentCareersinterviews with slpssocial media