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4 reasons to become an SLP in an outpatient setting

Industry News, Speech Language Pathology, Speech/Language Pathology

If you’re a Speech and Language Pathologist looking for a change may consider a switch in your professional setting. The drive and compassion you put into every work day can help you feel the job satisfaction you’ve been craving for years. The opportunity for speech-language pathologists in outpatient settings is booming across the country. Read on to learn why you should consider this career: 1. It’s already a growing career If you’re interested in pursuing a career that’s projected to explode with job opportunities over the next decade, speech-language pathology is a route worth exploring. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunity for speech-language therapists is expected to grow 18 percent between 2016 and 2026, which is a rate that’s faster than the average for all occupations. This growth is expected because there’s a predicted need for care for aging baby boomers, the second-largest generation in the country. […]

Best way to get to know an area? Coffee shops. Here’s our favorites.

Best Places to Travel

So, you’re a traveling therapist who loves coffee. Here’s a list of our favorite¬† spots where you can grab a cup of Joe and take-in the local culture from New York to Seattle. 1. Panther Coffee in Miami Nestled in the stylish and popular Wynwood neighborhood in Miami, Florida, Panther Coffee is just a 3.5 hour trip from Orlando but an experience unlike any other. Immerse yourself in the colorful and ever-changing Miami lifestyle while taking in all the sights of the city in the heart of this bustling art district. Here, only the finest coffees from around the world are sourced to guarantee each sip is as flavorful as the last. Great care and dedication is poured into every cup, creating a memorable and satisfying experience every time. 2. Toby’s Estate Coffee in Brooklyn The flagship store and brew school are located at the Toby’s Estate Coffee flagship store […]

Heading to the Midwest this summer? Here’s where to kayak

Best Places to Travel, Traveling Advice

Now that summer’s here, it’s a great time to start thinking about where your next travel therapy adventure awaits. If you’re looking for a destination that lets you embrace Mother Nature, the Midwest has an abundance of kayak spots that encourage you to get outside and soak up the sun on your off days. As with any sort of activity, kayaking is a challenging recreational sport that can improve overall well-being. It also encourages self-dependence and allows you to become one with nature, which can induce mental clarity and wellness. No matter your reason for kayaking this summer, here are a few places to get out there if you’re headed to the Midwest for a travel therapy assignment: 1. Lower Wisconsin River Located in southwest Wisconsin, this river flows through Wisconsin to the Mississippi at 92 miles long. The river is wide and has various sandbars so you can take […]

Check out these spring festivals coast-to-coast

Traveling Advice

Spring has officially sprung, which means you can head outside and spend more time enjoying the gorgeous weather, fresh greenery and other splendor Mother Nature has to offer. While many will escape to their backyards or neighborhood parks to enjoy the spring sunshine, travel therapists like you can pack up and head to a gorgeous location for an assignment with a spring festival nearby. Looking for a fun new destination to check out this season? Consider pursuing a job near one of these spring festivals happening in the country over the next few weeks: Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. In 1912, the mayor of Tokyo gifted Washington, D.C. 3,000 cherry trees as a symbol of friendship between Japan and the U.S., according to Arlington National Cemetery Tours. As a celebration of these floral tokens, Washington D.C. holds the National Cherry Blossom Festival every spring. This year, locals and travelers […]

4 new year’s goals for Traveling Therapists

Traveling Advice

How are you doing with your new year goals, so far? While some of you have focused on bettering your¬† health – especially with exercise or improved diet – others of you are getting organized or letting go of past grudges. Maybe you’ve even considered a new career path or simply bettering your current position professionally. The truth is, it’s tough to self analyze and come-up with attainable goals every year. So, this year, we did it for you. 1. Explore new perspectives, advance your education Therapy is an incredibly diverse field that’s rich with case studies, differing viewpoints, and the latest techniques. As you know, there’s always something new to learn. This year, don’t just spend time continuing your education. Instead, engage in new dialogues, join new groups, or even take a course studying a perspective you’re not fully aligned with. Perhaps you can do your own research and […]