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Written by Stephanie Halvax, Published on December 4, 2018

Speaking valves were a subject that as an #slp2be I hardly touched upon in grad school before entering my clinical fellowship year. As a graduate of a medically-oriented graduate program, I was very lucky to have the opportunity to gain some experience working with adults with speaking valves post-tracheostomy and post-respiratory failure. However, when transitioning from working in acute care with adults to sub-acute care with medically fragile children, my whole approach changed.

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Topics:Clinicalpediatricsspeaking valves

Written by Givona Sandiford, Published on October 9, 2018

You’re a new grad! Congratulations! All your hard work has paid off and you’re now ready to enter the work force! You’ve landed a great job evaluating minimally verbal preschoolers and children with autism. You soon find those lengthy evaluations you learned to do in grad school are perhaps not as practical as they once seemed. What is now valued is time – and you find you have very little of it now. What do you do?

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Topics:Clinicalevaluationspatient communicationpediatricssettings

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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Topics:Careerscontinuing educationnetworkingpediatricssettings

Written by Michelle Badagliacca MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, Published on August 7, 2018

As a Speech Language Pathologist working in Early Intervention, it can be daunting when you are traveling from home to home and family to family. Keeping things simple is the key to effective speech therapy. Here are some tips to get you started:

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Topics:Clinicalearly interventionpediatricstips for new grads

Written by Heidi Martino, Published on July 31, 2018

One of the joys of being a Speech-Language Pathologist is the flexibility! A lot of us were drawn to the field due to the variability in opportunities. If we need a change, we can consider working with a different population, specialty area, or another setting all together, from choosing an SNF to becoming a school-based SLP.

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Topics:Careersdocumentationpediatricspros and consschools

Written by Gary Adams, M.A. CCC-SLP, Published on September 7, 2017

One of the best things about being a speech language pathologist is the diversity of career settings available to us. With so many career options available, it's no wonder that so many SLPs seek experience in a number of settings throughout their careers.

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