Ep. 55 – Unlocking the Superpowers of Preschoolers - Chanel Blaylock MS, CCC-SLP

October 11, 2021

On this episode, we had the opportunity to speak with a private practice SLP all about working with preschoolers. Special guest, Chanel Blaylock MS, CCC-SLP, taught us to bring out our inner child, discussing working with preschoolers vs. other age groups, preschooler speech therapy activity ideas, involving caregivers in speech therapy, and more.

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We Discuss

  • (0:00) Show introduction and Chanel’s career background
  • (9:27) Working with preschoolers vs. other age groups
  • (12:22) Transitioning to private practice as an SLP
  • (14:17) A Day in the life of a private practice SLP
  • (21:36) Activity ideas for speech therapy with preschoolers
  • (27:43) Implementing a reward system with preschoolers
  • (34:03) Incorporating caregivers into speech therapy with preschoolers
  • (42:30) Mentoring new SLPs in the field
  • (45:43) What’s next for Chanel?

About Chanel Blaylock MS, CCC-SLP

Chanel is the owner and leading speech pathologist at The Speech Boutique. Chanel’s passion is to help preschoolers unlock their speaking superpowers! Chanel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received both her bachelor's and master’s degrees in Speech and Hearing Science. Before starting her entrepreneur journey with The Speech Boutique, Chanel spent five years working in various school systems in the Raleigh North Carolina, Dallas, Texas, and Washington DC areas as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

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Producer - Jonathan Cary
Assistant Producers – Katie Schrauben & Sam MacKay 
Show Notes – Sam MacKay
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