Tag Archives: SLPA

  • Choke Points: The Key to Filling SLP Vacancies Before the First Day of School

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    There are moments when educational leaders would benefit from thinking more like business leaders. In business, it’s a leader’s responsibility to constantly search for choke points that slow efforts to satisfy the customer. When they find one, the leader must then analyze processes and move to eliminate the choke point. Our company talks to administrators… (read more)

  • Workload Responsibilities for SLPs, SLPAs, and EAs (FREE DOWNLOAD)

    It takes a village, as the saying goes, and while that proverb did not originate in the halls of a school building, there are few places where it rings more true. There will be countless professionals who support a child as they make their way towards a diploma, and this is especially true for students… (read more)

  • One Model, Infinite Implementations: 3 Winning Telepractice Designs

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    Administrators and clinicians are asking questions about telepractice and how to use it in school-based settings across the country. These discussions are full of all sorts of calculations about money and time, assumptions about what can and can’t be done, and worries about what sacrifices must be made.   At Hello, we’ve been at this… (read more)

  • Give and Take: 3 Tips for Getting School Staff Flexibility

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    You would think that by October, the schedule ordeal would be over.  But you would be forgetting that scheduling is never complete! There are changing service times, students making progress and graduating, and of course new referrals!   A lot to juggle  There are so many instructional priorities within the short school day, even at… (read more)

  • So You Have an Assistant, Part 2 – What Can They Do?

    In my first blog, I went over some terms related to speech assistants, gave a little background info about why there are different types of assistants, and hopefully got you set off on the right foot. This time, I’ll go a bit more in-depth about what assistants can do and supervision requirements. What I want to… (read more)

  • So You Have a Speech Assistant …

    Now what, right? If you’ve never worked with a speech assistant, you may be feeling anxious, excited, confused, or downright scared! That’s okay, that means you’re thinking about it. Hopefully, those thoughts are about how to make the relationship between you and your assistant one that will foster trust, honesty, flexibility, and, if not a… (read more)