How to Create a Boom Card Deck in 10 Easy Steps

In my last blog post, I shared that creating boom card decks was at the bottom of my long to-do list. Well, I can proudly say that I’ve finally crossed it off of my list! I kept putting it off because, as with anything new, there is a learning curve. I needed uninterrupted time where I could...

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Boom Cards Simplified

What do I want for Mother’s Day this year? Time to sit down and create my first Boom Card deck! On my wish list this Mother’s Day was uninterrupted time to finally get to those tasks that have been lingering at the bottom of my ever-growing “to-do” list. For weeks (okay, maybe months) I’ve been...

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Tips for working with toddlers in telepractice

Though I have over 10 years of experience delivering services via telepractice, most of my telepractice experience has been with children ages 5 and up. I have in-person experience with kids between the ages of 1 and 4, but I will admit that it was a bit of an adjustment for me to work with...

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Tips for organizing your materials for telepractice

Whether you are new to telepractice or are a seasoned telepractice SLP, one of the most important skills is staying organized. In addition to juggling your schedule, you’re also dealing with tracking clients’ goals, data, IEP meetings, and billing. Add to that the technology component of...

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Happy Easter! FREE teletherapy activities

Today’s blog post is a simple one. I’ve compiled a list of FREE Easter-themed activities for you to use in your sessions over the next few days. Some of the activities have a general “spring” theme and can be reused even after Easter is over. Please note that I have not personally created any...

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What technology do I need for telepractice?

ASHA defines telepractice as, “The application of telecommunications technology to deliver professional services at a distance by linking clinician to client, or clinician to clinician for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation.” Keep in mind that telepractice is a service delivery...

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How do I keep my clients engaged?

As SLPs around the world are embarking on delivering services via telepractice for the first time ever, one of the main sources of anxiety is related to finding appropriate materials. With so many materials available online, it can seem EXTREMELY OVERWHELMING! Regardless of what age group you...

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Administering Speech and Language Assessments via Telepractice

If you are interested in administering assessments via telepractice, make sure that you are aware of rules and regulations in your state, as well as copyright laws, and best practices from assessment publishers. In September 2019, ASHA hosted a free online chat entitled, “Assessment via...

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How Does a Typical Telepractice Session Look?

During this Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, telepractice is becoming more popular as a service delivery model for speech-language pathologists (SLPs). In an effort to continue to provide quality services to their clients, many SLPs are eager to start providing services via telepractice. I...

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How to Know if You’re Ready to Start a Speech Telepractice Business

In the last blog, I discussed some of the pros and cons of telepractice from a school clinician’s perspective. Just because there are more pros than cons doesn’t mean that you’re ready to take that leap, however. One of the things you should consider before making the transition to telepractice...

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