Special education

Clinician Spotlight: Hollie F.

Hollie F., CCC-SLP, graduated with her speech language pathology degree from Missouri State University and has been a practicing SLP for 12 years. We interviewed her to understand how she collaborates with the school partners she supports: How has the PL online platform enabled you to help your students and the schools you serve in

Top 5 SPEDaches

It is no secret that special education directors, administrators and educators face unique and pressing concerns in a high-stress field. It is the goal of our SPED Ahead webinar series to take a hard look at these concerns, explore tough questions and share strategies to best address the challenges of both educators and students with

The ABC’s of Special Education (INFOGRAPHIC)

Every industry has its own specialized language and set of acronyms, and special education is no different. Do you ever get lost in this alphabet soup? Test your knowledge or use our latest infographic as a handy reference of 33 special education acronyms. (Parents and colleagues will thank you.) Download a Copy Embed This Graphic

Changing your lot in life: 4 suggestions to impact caseload size

In our first post on caseload manageability, as proposed by Katz, et al (citation below) in a recent article in Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, we discussed the identified factors that impact one’s perceptions of her caseload size and those that contribute to job satisfaction. The authors also shared several proposals  to

Caseload manageability and job satisfaction: Comments from the field

In an earlier post, we looked at research presented by Lauren Katz, et al, “What makes a caseload (un)manageable? School-based speech-language pathologists speak” (complete citation follows below), a discussion of the variables impacting a speech pathologist’s perception of the manageability of his caseload. Variables were divided into three (3) distinct categories: demographics: who was more