SLP

Provider Spotlight: Deirdre Sturm

Deidre Sturm, MS, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA, received twin Masters degrees, one in Speech Pathology Audiology, and a second Masters in Behavior Analysis, in the 1980s. She received the first degree at the University at Albany in Albany, New York, and the second degree at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition to being

Provider Spotlight: Natalie Post

Natalie Post, M.S., CCC-SLP, lead clinician, joined the PL Care Network in 2014. We interviewed her about the roots of her passion for speech language therapy and asked her to tell us a little about her experience transitioning to teletherapy.  Introduction I was born in Pensacola, Florida. When I was in high school, we moved

Clinician Spotlight: Natalie P.

Natalie has been working as an SLP for over 30 years. She joined PL in 2014 and is a lead clinician. How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in new ways? I think it helps serve the students better because the students are drawn in

Provider Spotlight: Nova Quinn

Nova Quinn, CCC-SLP, began hearing about teletherapy while attending graduate school in San Francisco. She moved to Providence, Rhode Island after graduation in 2012 and started working in a public school five days a week. She was really interested in trying out teletherapy.  Because she finished her public school days early at 2 pm Eastern

The Flight Plan to Becoming an Independent Telepractitioner

Taking flight as an independent telepractitioner is easier than you might think. SLPs, OTs, and behavioral and mental health professionals are rising above traditional career constraints with telepractice, and PresenceLearning provides support every step of the way. Find out how you can get started in this infographic. Download a Copy

Janet Courtney: An SLP Who Tried Something New and Changed Her Life

Changing gears from being a school-based SLP to starting a private practice can be a big change, especially when your new practice is online. PresenceLearning has a wide range of ways to support independent telepractitioners including an assigned onboarding specialist, technical support, mentoring, and professional development opportunities. However, moving to the online world does mean learning new

Dear Colleague: Students with Autism May Need More than ABA

When it comes to determining which therapy services a student with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may benefit from, specialists are quick to jump to applied behavior analysis (ABA). While some research supports ABA, there are other approaches to treatment like Dr. Barry Prizant’s Uniquely Human approach that help students as well. And what about other

A Few More Summer Suggestions

We recently discussed creating a parent tip list to successfully navigate the unique rigors of summer break. Involving the special needs student in planning her summer of fun could build “buy-in” and yield some interesting ideas. Consider some of these additions to your parent guide: Tips to Help Kids with Learning and/or Attention Problems: 1.