The SLP Now Podcast

How to Work Smarter (Not Harder) as a Speech-Language Pathologist

About the show

The SLP Now Podcast is your go-to resource for practical speech-language pathology tips. Through this podcast, you'll hear directly from Marisha Mets, a school-based SLP turned research nerd. She’ll be joined by expert guests to answer your biggest questions. Submit your questions at slpnow.com/ask.

Each episode is worth .1 ASHA CEUs upon completion of the PodCourse through SpeechTherapyPD.com.

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Episodes

  • 43: A Crash Course in Data Collection for SLPs - Kristin Bowers, MA, CCC-SLP

    April 2nd, 2020  |  59 mins 39 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/43 - In this podcourse, Kristin shares practical tips and tricks to help SLPs tame the data monster. With a focus on streamlining the data collection process, SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to collect daily data and monitor student progress.

  • SPECIAL EPISODE: Teletherapy from EI to High School: Practical Applications and Resources (Panel Discussion From Teletherapy Bootcamp)

    March 27th, 2020  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/43 - Panelists: Michelle L. W. Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC; Andrea M.Szwabowski, M.H.S., CCC-SLP/L; Marisha Mets, MS, CCC-SLP; Carrie Clark, CCC-SLP; Jessi Andricks MS, CCC-SLP; Lauren Tandy, MS CCC-SLP

    This panel of presenters discussed teletherapy, the essential and best practices for EI to High School related services.

  • 42: A Crash Course in AAC & Literacy - Venita Litvack, MA, CCC-SLP

    March 19th, 2020  |  57 mins 17 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/42 - In this podcourse, Venita shares evidence-based strategies for teaching literacy to children who use AAC. With a focus on facilitating more meaningful outcomes for students who use AAC, this episode is filled with practical tips and an easy-to-follow framework. SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to "work smarter" in their speech therapy sessions.

  • 41: How to Tackle SLP Burnout - Angie Merced, MA, CCC-SLP

    March 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/41 - In this podcourse, Angie Merced leads a thoughtful discussion of SLP burnout. She discusses the symptoms and causes of burnout and shares practical strategies that SLPs can use when overcoming their own burnout.

  • 40: A Crash Course in Telepractice for SLPs - Sarah Lockhart, MS, CCC-SLP

    March 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/40 - In this podcourse, Sarah shares her experience as a teletherapist. She provides a realistic overview of the benefits and challenges of telepractice and shares a variety of practical tips, strategies, and wisdom to benefit SLPs who work in this setting and/or SLPs who are considering making the switch.

  • 39: A Crash Course in Mindfulness for SLPs - Caitlyn Lopez, MS, CCC-SLP, RYT-200

    February 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/39 - In this podcourse, Caitlin shares her experiences with mindfulness as a school-based SLP. After a thoughtful discussion of the benefits of teaching our students mindfulness, Caitlin provides listeners with practical tips and strategies to get started with mindfulness and incorporate it into their therapy sessions.

  • 38: Tips for Success with Literacy-Based Therapy: Early Learners - Allison Cloutier, MS, CCC-SLP

    February 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 54 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/38 - In this podcourse, Allison and Marisha discuss how they use literature in speech/language therapy with early learners. Alison shares strategies to select high-quality books and activities when targeting a variety of speech and language goals with early learners. Relevant evidence and practical demonstrations will be provided to show SLPs how they can implement evidence-based strategies when targeting goals using literature.

  • 37: Tips for Success with Literacy-Based Therapy: Older Students - Marisha McGrorty, MS, CCC-SLP

    February 13th, 2020  |  53 mins 2 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/37 - In this podcourse, Marisha discusses how she uses literature in speech/language therapy and how a five-step process has facilitated meaningful and functional outcomes for her students. She shares strategies to select high-quality texts and how to use those texts when targeting a variety of speech and language goals with older students. Relevant evidence and practical demonstrations will be provided to show SLPs how they can implement evidence-based strategies when targeting goals using literature.

  • 36: Tips for Success with Literacy-Based Therapy: Parallel Stories

    February 6th, 2020  |  39 mins 3 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/36 - In this podcourse, Marisha dives into specific strategies that speech-language pathologists can use when implementing the fifth step of the literacy-based therapy framework--creating a parallel story. SLPs will walk away with practical strategies that they can use to create parallel stories with students of all ages.

  • 35: How to Target Later Grammar Goals in Therapy

    January 30th, 2020  |  49 mins 41 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/35 - In this podcourse, Marisha shares therapy plans to target a variety of later grammar goals (e.g., compound/complex sentences, passive voice, adverbial clauses, relative clauses) in the context of a literacy-based therapy unit.

  • 34: How to Target Early Grammar Goals in Therapy

    January 23rd, 2020  |  48 mins 23 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/34 - In this podcourse, Marisha shares therapy plans to target a variety of early grammar goals (e.g., mean length of utterances, nouns, verbs, pronouns) in the context of a literacy-based therapy unit.

  • 33: Evidence-Based Strategies for Grammar Intervention

    January 16th, 2020  |  59 mins 41 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/33 - In this course, participants will be presented with strategies to identify relevant grammar targets and effectively use these targets in therapy. Participants will review the relevant evidence and will be provided with practical demonstrations of how to implement evidence-based strategies when targeting grammar goals.

  • 32: Best of 2019

    December 16th, 2019  |  8 mins 18 secs

    Show Notes: slpnow.com/32

    This week is a little different than usual, because we're doing our first ever SLP Now podcast end of year round-up! 🎉

    It has been such an incredible experience diving into the world of podcasting — thank goodness I was prepared for all of the learning...thanks grad school!! 😂

    In all seriousness, I'm so grateful for all of the wonderful SLPs that have been along for the ride, the incredible guests I've had the opportunity to speak with, and that the episodes are eligible for ASHA credits (thank you SpeechTherapyPD)! 🤓

    So grab your beverage of choice (I'll have a chai latte!), put your feet up, and listen in.

  • 31: Practical Tips for Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech - Amy Graham, MS, CCC-SLP

    December 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 43 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/31 - In this podcourse, Amy Graham shares tips and strategies that speech-language pathologists can use when treating students with childhood apraxia of speech. Amy discusses the importance of incorporating the principles of motor learning and shares practical tips for implementation.

  • 30: How to Address Communication Attitudes with Children Who Stutter - Kristin Chmela, M.A. CCC-SLP BCS-F

    December 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/30 - In this podcourse, Kristin Chmela discusses the role of counseling when working with students who stutter. SLPs will walk away with practical tips and strategies to navigate communication attitudes with confidence.

  • 29: How to Target Phonological Awareness Goals - Nicole Allison, MS, CCC-SLP

    November 21st, 2019  |  54 mins 42 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/29

    In this podcourse, Nicole Allison shares strategies that SLPs can use when targeting phonological awareness in therapy. With a focus on practical implementation, SLPs will walk away with a variety of tools to easily assess, write goals, and develop treatment activities for students with phonological awareness goals.