In this episode, we were honored to speak with the first-ever Juvenile Forensic SLP - Dr. Shameka Stanford MS, CCC-SLP, about her groundbreaking work with youth across the country. Dr. Stanford detailed her niche role in childrens’ lives, sharing with us a day in the life of a Juvenile Forensic SLP, the process of assessing different diagnoses with her clients, how to properly address student behaviors in a school setting, and more.
On this episode, we had the opportunity to speak with a very special guest about a crucial part of cognitive development—executive functioning. Tera Sumpter MA, CCC-SLP, shares wisdom from her SLP career about the importance of executive functioning, discussing executive functioning skills development in different age groups, assessing executive functioning skills, writing appropriate executive functioning goals, and more.
Tune in for this episode to hear our conversation with special guests (and parents), Dr. David Martin PT, DPT, MS, and Julie Martin B.S., about traveling with family. The Martins recount their own travel journey with a blooming family in tow, including the highs, the lows, and the lessons they learned on the road. We discuss the necessary adjustments and considerations for travel preparation, education options for children, getting mail while on assignment, and much more.
Listen to this week’s episode to dive into the arts of goal writing and treatment planning, from two guests who have them mastered—Amber Ladd MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA, and Amy Prince MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA—the entrepreneurs behind The TALK Team. During our conversation, Amber and Amy discuss creating cross-setting goals and treatment plans, goal benchmarking strategies, data collection and management, and more.
On this episode, we had the unique opportunity to speak with an SLP who is currently working with students on a military base. Our special guest, Jackie McMillian MS, CCC-SLP, shared her background from growing up in a military family and provided an overview of her life working on a military base—including a snapshot of base life, speech therapy on base vs. in a civilian school, adjusting to base life as a civilian, and more.
In this episode, we had the amazing opportunity to host two special guests with their very own podcast! Kate Grandbois MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA, LABA & Amy Wonkka MA, CCC-SLP joined us from their show, SLP Nerdcast, to share their insights on standardized and informal assessments for SLPs—discussing the pros and cons of standardized assessments, the distinction between Norm Ref and Criterion Ref assessments, additional methods of assessment data collection, and more.