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The Speech Link: A Speech Therapy Podcast

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Looking for a speech therapy podcast that delivers real-world info and ideas that you can use? Join Char Boshart, MA, CCC-SLP as she cuts to the heart of what we all want: Effective Therapy Strategies. You’ll enjoy her no-nonsense discussions with highly qualified, exceptional experts within speech-language pathology. If you work with school-age children, this one’s for you. An extra benefit--Get CEUs for every Speech Link episode. Go to SpeechTherapyPD.com, subscribe, and voila: .1 ASHA CEU!

Looking for a speech therapy podcast that delivers real-world info and ideas that you can use? Join Char Boshart, MA, CCC-SLP as she cuts to the heart of what we all want: Effective Therapy Strategies. You’ll enjoy her no-nonsense discussions with highly qualified, exceptional experts within speech-language pathology. If you work with school-age children, this one’s for you. An extra benefit--Get CEUs for every Speech Link episode. Go to SpeechTherapyPD.com, subscribe, and voila: .1 ASHA CEU!

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United States

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Looking for a speech therapy podcast that delivers real-world info and ideas that you can use? Join Char Boshart, MA, CCC-SLP as she cuts to the heart of what we all want: Effective Therapy Strategies. You’ll enjoy her no-nonsense discussions with highly qualified, exceptional experts within speech-language pathology. If you work with school-age children, this one’s for you. An extra benefit--Get CEUs for every Speech Link episode. Go to SpeechTherapyPD.com, subscribe, and voila: .1 ASHA CEU!

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English


Episodes

Ep. 49: School-Age Stuttering Therapy: Activities for Increasing Success - Nina Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BRC-FD

9/28/2020
In Nina’s follow-up to her previous episode, she continued to share her extensive knowledge on the evidence-based views, analysis, and therapy of neurologically based stuttering for individuals 5 years and older. She provided informative answers as to why our typical stuttering therapy is not always effective, as well as five therapy prerequisites complete with insights and activities to use in comprehensive, successful stuttering therapy.

Duration:00:55:05

Ep. 48: Deal with it! Successfully Manage Stress-Induced Childhood Oral Habits - Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP

7/31/2020
Guest: Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP - This one-hour podcast explores the of characteristics of oral habits (thumb/finger sucking, nail biting, extended pacifier use) of primarily the school-aged child. It addresses the rise in oral habits due to the change in routines and lifestyle during COVID-19 and what can be done. Several causes and consequences of thumb/finger sucking are discussed, as well as many extinguishing strategies, including several ideas for parents to implement at home.

Duration:00:53:18

Ep. 47: Methods to Advance Your Teletherapy to Include Fun & Functional Parent Involvement - Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM

7/17/2020
Guest: Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM - In this episode Patty shared in-depth detailed methods and the benefits of parental involvement during teletherapy. She suggested, “Keep learning; change happens. Be prepared (know your goals), be flexible (implement functional therapy based on the child’s needs), and incorporate the parents/caregivers during teletherapy and beyond, (i.e. during daily living and personal interactions).

Duration:00:55:24

Ep. 46: Highly Engaging Activities for Teens with Significant Challenges - Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP

4/24/2020
In this course, Terri shares her down-to-earth techniques and interesting experiences of working with teen aged children with severe disabilities. You’ll learn practical, highly useful strategies such as, how to best use videos in therapy, and the rationale behind them. From her observations over the years, she shares several “hurdles” that must be dealt with when working with this population.

Duration:00:52:22

Ep. 45: Practical Assessment & Therapy Strategies for Social Communication Deficits - Patti Hamaguchi, M.A. CCC-SLP

4/10/2020
Guest: Patti Hamaguchi, M.A. CCC-SLP - In this course, Ms. Hamaguchi focuses on understanding elementary age children with Social Communication Disorder (SCD), as well as effective ways to assess it, and how to put together targeted individual and group intervention strategies to improve social language, including greetings, etc., and conversational skill development across settings, and more.

Duration:00:56:10

Ep. 44: Maximizing the SLPs Time in the Gen Ed Classroom - Susan Fitzell, MEd, CSP

3/27/2020
Guest: Susan Fitzell, MEd, CSP - In this course, an experienced classroom teacher and national co-teaching coach shared insightful guidance on how the SLP and the classroom teacher can collaborate together to maximize time, efficiency, and effectiveness. Her focus is on bringing rationale and specific and practical tips and techniques to the table for all professionals to utilize in classroom instruction.

Duration:00:54:35

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

3/26/2020
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.

Duration:02:03:14

Ep. 43: 10+ Techniques to Revolutionize Your IEP Meetings

3/13/2020
In this course, Char shared over ten easy-to-apply techniques to improve the success of parent eligibility and IEP meetings. She detailed strategies on how to prepare for meetings, the meeting mindset, the value of teamwork and how to get it, a view from the parent’s perspective, how to present information clearly, kids at meetings, and how to develop positive perceptions and parental support.

Duration:00:52:20

Ep. 42: The Role of the School-based SLP to Mentor the Next Generation of Professionals - Regina Lemmon Bush, PhD, CCC-SLP

2/28/2020
SLP mentoring is a win-win for both the mentee and the mentor. It’s a pay-it-forward mentality, and one that is beneficial for our SLP profession as a whole. Mentoring provides guidance and support for all SLPs—new or experienced—and ultimately for the children we work with. This course details creative, practical, and resourceful techniques on how to implement effective mentoring.

Duration:00:52:34

Ep. 41: Equity and Access to Speech-Language Services for Students via Teletherapy - Kristin Martinez, MA, CCC-SLP

1/31/2020
Guest: Kristin Martinez, MA, CCC-SLP - In this 1-hour podcourse, Kristin shares her telepractice analysis and therapy expertise. Previously, she was a school SLP and private practitioner and explains how telepractice can also be effective with apraxia, artic errors, language issues, as well as children with severe needs. She details the technological elements needed, as well as the many benefits of doing telepractice.

Duration:00:56:15

Ep. 40: Better Results with Less Effort: Three Language Therapy Principles - Karen Dudek-Brannan, Ed.D, CCC-SLP

1/17/2020
In this PodCourse, Dr. Karen stated that although there is no one standardize language therapy curriculum there are three evidence-based Language Principles on which to base our therapy and streamline our strategies to generate effective results. She discussed the underlying concepts of vocabulary, how to include definitions and metacognitive therapy, and how to select words. Examples were given.

Duration:00:55:44

Ep. 39: Interactive Language Therapy in Heterogenous Groups - Debra M. Dwight, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, COM

12/20/2019
In this one-hour podcourse, Debra details an effective instruction method that can be used with children of all ages—conversational interaction. It can be successfully applied with heterogenous groups with a variety of disorders—language, articulation, fluency, even voice. She explains how to keep the kids focused, on target, and verbal by using manipulatives. Very informative and practical.

Duration:00:54:41

Ep. 38: How to Move Beyond Inconsistent R-Productions - Susan Haseley, MA, CCC-SLP, COM

12/6/2019
In this one-hour podcourse, Susan, an experienced school SLP, shares her practical tips and techniques on /r/ remediation, and much more. She describes what children with r-distortions are doing and not doing intra-orally. And, she shares her observations and first-hand experiences of using the Bite-R therapy device and tactile therapy to remediate her speech-kids. Very informative and practical.

Duration:00:53:35

Ep. 37: Pt. 5 - The Perfect Oral Motor Storm: What Happened, Why, and Supportive Evidence for Oral Sensory-Motor Therapy

11/15/2019
In this 5-hour podcourse, Char chronicles a comprehensive account of the events of the past two decades that have infused and inspired one of the most controversial—and misunderstood--storms in the history of speech-language pathology.

Duration:01:03:28

Ep. 36: Pt. 4 - The Perfect Oral Motor Storm: What Happened, Why, and Supportive Evidence for Oral Sensory-Motor Therapy

11/1/2019
In this 5-hour podcourse, Char chronicles a comprehensive account of the events of the past two decades that have infused and inspired one of the most controversial—and misunderstood--storms in the history of speech-language pathology. Perhaps you’re not sure why “oral motor” has been criticized, or how to respond when someone mentions it. You’ll learn what to say, and how to back it up. Char covers the “Five Waves” as to what has specifically happened, who did what, and where we go from...

Duration:01:01:06

Ep. 35: Pt. 3 - The Perfect Oral Motor Storm: What Happened, Why, and Supportive Evidence for Oral Sensory-Motor Therapy

10/18/2019
In this 5-hour podcourse, Char chronicles a comprehensive account of the events of the past two decades that have infused and inspired one of the most controversial—and misunderstood--storms in the history of speech-language pathology. Perhaps you’re not sure why “oral motor” has been criticized, or how to respond when someone mentions it. You’ll learn what to say, and how to back it up. Char covers the “Five Waves” as to what has specifically happened, who did what, and where we go from...

Duration:01:00:03

Ep. 34: Pt. 2 - The Perfect Oral Motor Storm: What Happened, Why, and Supportive Evidence for Oral Sensory-Motor Therapy

10/4/2019
In this 5-hour podcourse, Char chronicles a comprehensive account of the events of the past two decades that have infused and inspired one of the most controversial—and misunderstood--storms in the history of speech-language pathology. Perhaps you’re not sure why “oral motor” has been criticized, or how to respond when someone mentions it. You’ll learn what to say, and how to back it up. Char covers the “Five Waves” as to what has specifically happened, who did what, and where we go from...

Duration:01:02:33

Ep. 33: Pt. 1 - The Perfect Oral Motor Storm: What Happened, Why, and Supportive Evidence for Oral Sensory-Motor Therapy

9/20/2019
In this 5-hour podcourse, Char chronicles a comprehensive account of the events of the past two decades that have infused and inspired one of the most controversial—and misunderstood--storms in the history of speech-language pathology. Perhaps you’re not sure why “oral motor” has been criticized, or how to respond when someone mentions it. You’ll learn what to say, and how to back it up. Char covers the “Five Waves” as to what has specifically happened, who did what, and where we go from...

Duration:00:54:05

Ep. 32: Back to School: The SLP’s Survivor Edition - Heidi Britz, MA,CCC-SLP and Elissa Kilduff, MA,CCC-SLP

9/6/2019
Guests: Heidi Britz, MA,CCC-SLP and Elissa Kilduff, MA,CCC-SLP - In this 1-hour podcourse, our presenters share their experience on how to get the new school year off to a great start. They openly explain the realties of school therapy: What to do during the week prior to kids returning, how to effectively use the first few weeks to collaborate with teachers, ideas for scheduling, doing therapy-room prep, and how to connect with parents.

Duration:00:56:08

Ep. 31: "Voice Therapy: The Trials of Finding an Authentic Voice" - Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM​

8/23/2019
Guest: Patricia Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, COM​ - In this 1-hr course, Patty, an experienced private practitioner, shared one of her most intriguing cases. A 20-year-old man was originally referred for speech, swallowing, and lingual range of motion tasks; but that wasn’t all. His voice quality had severely impacted him for 20 years. Interestingly, his restrictive lingual frenum had been a critical factor of his pitch vocal issues. Before and after audios of the man, and therapy strategies...

Duration:00:58:37