A Letter to My Younger Self – Liza S.

younger self This week's "Letter to My Younger Self" is written by one of our long-time team leaders, who is now our Associate Clinical Director - Liza Sanchez, M.A. CCC-SLP. This clinician has definitely experienced the highs and not-so-highs of a speech therapy career. From someone who thought she "knew it all" as a CF, Liza has learned from each experience and grown into an amazing clinician. Read on to find out what advice Liza would give her younger self!  Read More »

Sharing Thanksgiving Traditions and More

thanksgiving activitiesAmericans spend a lot of time preparing for Thanksgiving. This special holiday is filled with family, food, turkey, and making memories with those you love. For those who come from multilingual families, they may have different traditions. It's a great time to embrace all of unique things that each family does together. Take time to connect with those at home to see if there are any particular foods they eat or customs they have for Thanksgiving. If there is time, try to organize a mini-Thanksgiving for everyone to share. Read More »

A Letter to My Younger Self – Nate C.

younger self We're back again with another "Letter To My Younger Self" this week! This time, our co-clinical director, Nate Cornish, M.A., CCC-SLP, is sharing his advice to his younger, "CF" self. With a tell-it-like-it-is personality, Nate doesn't hold back on his honest advice to his younger self. Whether you're a student, CF, or even a seasoned SLP, you will most likely learn a thing (or seven) after reading Nate's letter! Read More »

Fall Book Bonanza

fall readingThere are so many fun and exciting things that happen in the fall months. Leaves are falling, goodies are being baked with pumpkins, and everyone is getting ready for Thanksgiving. It can be an overwhelming time of year to stay focused and work on speech and language goals. Take time to use books to help with this task. There are plenty of classic and new books that may be used during your sessions. Using a story about the season will often spark ideas to use with follow-up activities. Read More »

A Letter to My Younger Self – Melissa W.

younger self Ever wish you could go back in time? Give your younger, college self the advice and insight that you didn't have in that moment? Well, until someone invents a truly functional time machine (too bad "Back to the Future" was just a movie), all we can do is keep moving forward and learning from our prior experiences. However, the successful clinicians of today can help others succeed by telling their stories and admitting what they wish they knew in the past. Our first "Letter to My Younger Self" is written by one of our clinical directors, Melissa White, M.A., CCC-SLP. Melissa shares her letter to her "CF Self", which you can tell was straight from the heart. Get ready to learn from our team members, as this is only the first of our letter series!  Read More »

Matching Games for Autumn

matching gamesPromoting seasonal vocabulary is important for children of all ages. This is especially true for students who are from multilingual families and may need more practice using new words. In addition to this, children that have speech and language deficits may be uncomfortable adding new words to the mix. Using new and inventive ways to expose words will assist them as they continue with their goals. Read More »