SLP Summit

New Year, New You | taught by SLP Bloggers

Course description

We are so excited to be hosting this FREE event for SLPs! We want to help you start the new year off on the right foot. Join us for practical professional development, giveaways, and FUN!

Be sure to click that blue "Enroll for free" button so you don't miss out!

SLP Bloggers
SLP Bloggers

Here is a sneak peek at all of the presenters. Stay tuned for more information!

WEEK 1

Monday, January 9th : They Qualified, Now What?! (SLP Toolkit)

This course will help you to design and monitor effective treatment plans for your students by quickly identifying a communication strengths and needs profile and then creating SMART goals based on this information. In addition, participants will learn how to efficiently monitor progress on annual IEP goals by using criterion referenced tests and rubrics.

Tuesday, January 10th : Practical Tips for Planning Effective and Engaging Therapy (SLP Now)

Overwhelmed when it comes to tracking session data and using that data to implement engaging and effective therapy plans? Marisha McGrorty from SLP Now will share strategies for SLPs to efficiently track data and plan for therapy.

Wednesday, January 11th : Using Sensory Bins to Increase Student Engagement (The Dabbling Speechie)

If you are feeling in a rut with therapy planning, Felice Clark, the author of The Dabbling Speechie will walk you through how to make your own sensory bin. She will also be showing you how to use sensory bins to implement themed therapy in an engaging way.

Thursday, January 12th : Putting the Fun in Functional Communication (Beautiful Speech Life)

Get therapy ideas and strategies that work. Tips for working with a mixed group of students with various impairments (nonverbal, vision, gross motor) using songs, core vocabulary boards, GoTalks, iPad, magic wands and enthusiasm. Age range K-8.


WEEK 2

Monday, January 16th : 5 Be's for SLPs & Behavior Management (Crazy Speech World)

Do you feel stuck inside a treasure box? Do you need ideas for tough behavior situations? Jenn Alcorn, author of Crazy Speech World, will share 5 easy-to-implement strategies that will help you be more effective at managing behavior in therapy.

Tuesday, January 17th : Structuring Preschool Therapy Sessions (Speech Room News)

There is a method to the madness in preschool. Jenna Rayburn, MA, CCC-SLP, author of Speech Room News, will guide you through the steps she uses to structure preschool speech therapy sessions. A few tips can increase student engagement and participation.

Wednesday, January 18th : Assessing and Treating Articulation and Phonology Disorders with Mobile Apps (Little Bee Speech)

In this course, Heidi Hanks, M.S., CCC-SLP, author of Mommy Speech Therapy, will teach you how to screen, assess and treat your student’s articulation and phonology skills using your iPad. Participants will learn the ins and outs of how to manipulate and customize the mobile apps Articulation Test Center Pro and Articulation Station Pro to meet therapy goals.

Thursday, January 19th : Critical Thinking Skills for Older Speech Students (Speech Time Fun)

Struggling to come up with therapy ideas for your older students? Want ideas that are fun, functional, and easy to prep? Hallie Sherman from Speech Time Fun will be sharing her favorite therapy ideas for working on inferencing, context clues, and compare/contrast with older students (upper elementary through high school).


Contact us with any questions at SLPsummit@gmail.com.


Best,

- Sarah and Lisa from SLP Toolkit & Marisha from SLP Now

Course Curriculum

They Qualified, Now What?!​ (SLP Toolkit)
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Practical Tips for Planning Effective and Engaging Therapy (SLP Now)
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Using Sensory Bins to Increase Student Engagement (The Dabbling Speechie)
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Putting the Fun in Functional Communication (Beautiful Speech Life)
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5 Be's for SLPs & Behavior Management (Crazy Speech World)
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