Tag Archives: SLPA

  • Certification requires extra attention

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. Are you a certified SLPA? Are your documents in order? Do you have adequate supervision from your supervising SLP? Read more here! Are your SLPA… (read more)

  • Children’s Books on Self-Control

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. Are you looking for books to include in your work on self-control? Here are a couple of my favorites that make for a great discussion… (read more)

  • The value of games for young children

    Parents, teachers, and even speech and language professionals sometimes focus on flash cards and drills to practice academic skills. But this focus may be misplaced. Especially for young children, research is increasingly telling us that games such as Simon Says, Red Light Green Light, clapping songs, and rhymes help children develop skills like executive function,… (read more)

  • YOUR Routine: Guidelines for an effective weekly meeting

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. You should have regularly scheduled time with your supervising SLP, but we all want to be sure that meeting time is used wisely and efficiently… (read more)

  • Teacher Expectations – Do We Have Any Influence?

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. An education story on NPR in September focused on how teacher expectations impact student performance. It turns out that our expectations influence the way we treat people,… (read more)

  • Routines to support therapy

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. Fall is a fresh start – a chance to start clean – and many of us take that opportunity to reorganize or implement new routines…. (read more)