Tag Archives: SLPA

  • May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

    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. The 85th annual Better Hearing and Speech Month may have started May 1, but it’s not too late to take advantage of the opportunity to… (read more)

  • Easily Distracted? Teaching skills within language activities

    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. In addition to behavior management issues, SLPA’s and their supervising SLPs should consider the specific needs of their students with Attention Deficit with or without… (read more)

  • Managing Behavior… and attention issues?

    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. Chances are good that you have students on your caseload who struggle with attention issues or have been diagnosed with AD/HD. Speech and language disorders… (read more)

  • Teaching Comprehension Strategies

    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. Language is the basis for learning in the schools and many of our students have goals around vocabulary, organizing narratives, and critical thinking to support… (read more)

  • Your Two Cents: An SLPA Perspective

    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. SLPA’s and paraprofessionals are often the eyes and ears for SLPs with large caseloads, or for those SLPs working offsite in a Distance Service arrangement…. (read more)

  • Santa’s Christmas iPad… Now what?

    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. Our last post on technology in therapy focused on choosing appropriate apps for the students you’re working with and the goals you are targeting. Maybe… (read more)