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Stroke-related aphasia: 4 tips for Speech Language Pathologists

It can be hard for SLPs to keep their patients positive and motivated.

It can be hard for SLPs to keep their patients positive and motivated.

After a stroke, patients may experience aphasia, a condition that affects the ability to speak, read and understand spoken words. Speech language pathologists are often tasked with helping stroke patients recover these vital abilities. Some patients may get frustrated during this process, and it can be hard for SLPs to keep their patients positive and motivated. Read on for tips on how to work with stroke patients dealing with aphasia:

1. Recommend some apps

If your patients are keen to recover quickly, but only see you one or two times a week, consider suggesting some apps for them to use at home.

Stroke-related aphasia: 4 tips for Speech Language Pathologists

Speech Language Pathology

It can be hard for SLPs to keep their patients positive and motivated. After a stroke, patients may experience aphasia, a condition that affects the ability to speak, read and understand spoken words. Speech language pathologists are often tasked with helping stroke patients recover these vital abilities. Some patients may get frustrated during this process, and it can be hard for SLPs to keep their patients positive and motivated. Read on for tips on how to work with stroke patients dealing with aphasia: 1. Recommend some apps If your patients are keen to recover quickly, but only see you one or two times a week, consider suggesting some apps for them to use at home.

Our 3 favorite fall crafts for speech therapy

Our 3 favorite fall speech crafts for SLPs

With Halloween just around the corner, it can be fun to get into the spirit of the holiday.

The changing of the seasons can be a great reminder to switch up some of your therapy routines, especially when working with the same patients long term. Switching up activities or introducing a fun craft can engage younger patients and make them more interested. Keep reading to discover our favorite speech crafts for this autumn:

1. Speech trees

This speech craft inspired by The Dabbling Speechie is excellent for kindergartners through students in the fourth grade. Start by preparing a poster-sized image of a tree without leaves. Next, prepare red, yellow and orange leaves – these will have phrases on them.

Our 3 favorite fall crafts for speech therapy

Speech Language Pathology

With Halloween just around the corner, it can be fun to get into the spirit of the holiday. The changing of the seasons can be a great reminder to switch up some of your therapy routines, especially when working with the same patients long term. Switching up activities or introducing a fun craft can engage younger patients and make them more interested. Keep reading to discover our favorite speech crafts for this autumn: 1. Speech trees This speech craft inspired by The Dabbling Speechie is excellent for kindergartners through students in the fourth grade. Start by preparing a poster-sized image of a tree without leaves. Next, prepare red, yellow and orange leaves – these will have phrases on them.

Answers to your top questions about travel therapy

Answers to your top questions about travel therapy

Travel therapy is one of the most exciting career paths for professionals in the allied health care industry. It combines personal goals such as seeing more of the country with professional goals like making a difference in the lives of patients. If you’re thinking about becoming a travel therapist or just want to learn more, keep reading:

What is travel therapy?

In simplest terms, travel therapy is a career option for therapy professionals that agree to take contract jobs in cities across the U.S. (and even internationally) for short and long-term periods of time.

Answers to your top questions about travel therapy

Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Travel Therapy Advice, Speech Language Pathology

Travel therapy is one of the most exciting career paths for professionals in the allied health care industry. It combines personal goals such as seeing more of the country with professional goals like making a difference in the lives of patients. If you’re thinking about becoming a travel therapist or just want to learn more, keep reading: What is travel therapy? In simplest terms, travel therapy is a career option for therapy professionals that agree to take contract jobs in cities across the U.S. (and even internationally) for short and long-term periods of time.

Speech Language Pathologists enjoy using mobile apps for speech therapy homework

The benefits of mobile app use in speech therapy

Speech therapists in particular can greatly benefit from using certain apps in their daily work.

It’s become a cliché that there’s an app for everything, but when you look at your favorite app store, you can see it’s actually quite true. Any hobby, skill or professional interest has a plethora of related mobile apps available. Speech Language Pathologists in particular have benefited  greatly from using apps dawith their clients.

Speech therapy apps for kids

Therapy happens as much at home as it does at the care facility.Being able to send younger patients home with activities they can do with their parents can have numerous benefits.This is especially true for patients who are shy or need to do some extra practicing at home.

Speech Language Pathologists enjoy using mobile apps for speech therapy homework

Speech Language Pathology

Speech therapists in particular can greatly benefit from using certain apps in their daily work. It’s become a cliché that there’s an app for everything, but when you look at your favorite app store, you can see it’s actually quite true. Any hobby, skill or professional interest has a plethora of related mobile apps available. Speech Language Pathologists in particular have benefited  greatly from using apps dawith their clients. Speech therapy apps for kids Therapy happens as much at home as it does at the care facility.Being able to send younger patients home with activities they can do with their parents can have numerous benefits.This is especially true for patients who are shy or need to do some extra practicing at home.

Travel therapists: The true gypsies of health care

Travel therapists: The true gypsies of health care

By getting out and facing new trials, you’ll become a better therapist.

While some might think of a career in health care as a job that requires stability of location, there are actually many opportunities for travel and adventure. In fact, travel therapists are like the gypsies of the health care world.

If you’re interested in becoming a travel therapist, here are few things to know.

You get to see the whole country

Travel therapists can choose from thousands of opportunities around the country. Spend six weeks in a fast-paced metropolitan area on the east coast, then head south and spend a month in a beach community in Florida.

Travel therapists: The true gypsies of health care

Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Travel Therapy Advice, Speech Language Pathology

By getting out and facing new trials, you’ll become a better therapist. While some might think of a career in health care as a job that requires stability of location, there are actually many opportunities for travel and adventure. In fact, travel therapists are like the gypsies of the health care world. If you’re interested in becoming a travel therapist, here are few things to know. You get to see the whole country Travel therapists can choose from thousands of opportunities around the country. Spend six weeks in a fast-paced metropolitan area on the east coast, then head south and spend a month in a beach community in Florida.