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

  • 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.

  • 28: Where to Start with Phonological Awareness - Corey Pollard and Mikayla Storey

    November 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/28 - In this podcourse, Corey and Mikayla from Ascend SMARTER Intervention break down phonological awareness for SLPs. They describe the phonological awareness hierarchy and provide practical strategies that SLPs can use to support a student’s phonological awareness in therapy.

  • 27: A Crash Course in Literacy for SLPs - Corey Pollard and Mikayla Storey

    November 7th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/27 - In this podcourse, Corey and Mikayla from Ascend SMARTER Intervention break down the literacy processing triangle for SLPs. They discuss the SLP’s role in literacy and provide practical strategies that SLPs can use to support a student’s literacy development.

  • 26: Tips for Success with Social Language Groups with Anna Vagin, PhD, CCC-SLP

    October 31st, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/26 - In this podcourse, Anna Vagin shares strategies for success with social language groups. From grouping students to implementing engaging therapy activity ideas, Anna breaks down the process and shares real life examples to help SLPs plan for their social language groups.

  • SLP LIVE: How to Plan a Month of Therapy

    October 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min

    Find the bonus resources at SLPNow.com/live.

  • 25: How to Navigate Bullying with Students who Stutter - Nina Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

    October 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 46 secs

    Show Notes: SLPNow.com/25 - In this podcourse, Nina Reeves provides practical strategies that SLPs can use when decreasing the impact of bullying on their students using a team-based approach. After providing an overview of the research related to bullying and students who stutter, Nina explains how SLPs can work with parents, teachers, and students to decrease the impact of bullying.