This essay was originally written to apply for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Minority Student Leadership Program She was honored to be accepted into the 2019 class of the Minority Student Leadership Program, which she participated in at the November 2019 ASHA convention, Orlando, FL. . Since writing the essay the author has established a
Post submitted by Lauren Clabaugh, ArSHA Schools Committee Arizona School-based SLPs: Does this situation sound familiar? You are finally getting your footing this school year and feeling comfortable with your students and many work tasks, when your SPED director decides your caseload numbers are “too low” and assigns you another school. Sure, the number
ArSHA needs your help with an urgent advocacy effort! AHCCCS has proposed new policy expanding reimbursement for ABA services. ArSHA is not opposed to the work of Behavior Analysts and we appreciate the opportunity to collaborate with these providers. However, our concern is with specific language regarding the assessment and treatment of communication (see page
One of my favorite niches in which to practice speech pathology in the schools has been with literacy. I love to dig deep into the relationships between reading comprehension and language, writing and expressive language, and all the pieces and parts. The longer I practiced, the more interested I became in the relevance of oral
The other morning I was browsing some social media over my cup of coffee. I have a couple of SLP feeds that I interact with and a question posed this morning caught my interest. The SLP wanted group insights on whether to save her notebooks and materials from graduate studies about 6 years ago- would
SLPs and audiologists are frequently asked to supervise interns, CFs, or SLPAs. This seems especially frequent in the schools. In my 22 years I have had many experiences with supervision and I can tell you first-hand, my style and ability to mentor the up and coming SLPs has changed a great deal for the better.