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November 29, 2022 00:25:17
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SLP Time Savers and Work in Special Ed

Today’s guest, Amy Basso, works in a school based SLP role, with a difference.  Listen to her talk about working in special education in a very small interdisciplinary school within the very much bigger population of NYC – a role which has an overlap with some aspects of medical SLP work. Amy also talks about how working in an NYC district with a strong union presence affects contracts and work scheduling. Amy is a whiz on working smartly to manage SLP workloads and, in particular, using systems and technology to save time. You’ll learn some great tips on how you can do this too in this episode!  Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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November 22, 2022 00:31:55
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Working with kids across elementary school ages and SLP needs

In this episode, Stacey Richey, SLP, talks about her work with kids from preschool right through to sixth grade with varying needs and disabilities. Listen to Stacy talk about the challenges of having to know a little bit of everything as an SLP, and how she manages scheduling across different groups in a moderately sized elementary school. She also talks about the importance of having fun, and has some great suggestions for keeping track of the special moments that happen as a school-based SLP! Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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November 15, 2022 00:33:20
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Meet an SLP who has a passion for helping little ones from the get-go!

Carol Terpstra, is an SLP who knows how to transition careers! In this episode, you’ll hear how she’s gone from an undergrad economics degree, to SLP for postgrad, then medical SLP to school based SLP, and now children’s book author.  She talks about the differences between working on contract versus as an employee, why she loves working with pre-K through first grade, and the importance of identifying learning, literacy, and language needs early in a child’s life. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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November 08, 2022 00:28:26
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Meet a Elementary and High School Level SLP, and a Resource Developer on the Side!

Today’s guest, Katelyn Kelps, not only works as an SLP at both high school and elementary level, she also develops resources and other fun stuff for SLPs on the side! Listen to her talk with Katie Widestrom-Landgraf about having flexibility, building trust with kids, collaboration with other staff, how she sets boundaries and recharges, and her thoughts on maybe having her own private practice in the future. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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November 01, 2022 00:32:41
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You can do it! Working as an SLP in a high school setting

In this episode, we hear from an SLP who loves her work in high schools! Karly Sisco talks with Katie Widestrom-Landgraf about misconceptions people may have about high school populations, and how she adapted her SLP practice after working in medical, elementary, and then to high schools.  Karly has a particular interest in neurodiversity and shares her passion for helping prepare teens at high school to become self-advocates, functional, and independent. She also shares some of the challenges you may not learn about in grad school, particularly speech schedules and caseloads that may impact on the capacity to have individual sessions with students. Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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October 25, 2022 00:27:45
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She’s Back! Katie Widestrom-Landgraf talks on the joys of a switch to a school-based SLP

This first episode in a new series sees the welcome return of Katie Widestrom-Landgraf. In this episode, Katie reflects on how and why she switched from being a medical SLP to school-based, and how much she still loves a day in the life of a school-based SLP, over 20 years later. Stay tuned! For the next 10 episodes of this series, Katie will be bringing her school-based SLP experience to the interviewing seat and talking with various guests also working in schools and educational settings.  Visit FreshSLP.com/podcast for this episode's show notes, a full audio transcript and more great resources at the intersection of grad school and a successful SLP career.Not a substitute for a formal SLP education or medical advice for patients/caregivers. Fresh SLP is in no way affiliated with or representing any university. ...

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