In order for behavior to change, there must be behavior change. My sister, Dionnea Seals said this to me, reminding me and encouraging me as I simply asked “What the What?” I was and have moments of frustration while sitting in rooms (in person or virtual) when people who do not have voices inside the…
If You’re Private Pay, Rethink your Pricing Structure…NOW.
I see many colleagues in speech or even learning specialists discuss being private pay and the woes in finding clients. They also discuss the ease in documentation. While, I am in a group who thinks that documentation standards should be adhered to no matter private pay or third party reimbursement, I do believe that pricing…
The Professional Divide in Telehealth
The lack of reaching across the aisle and acknowledging that the knowledge being sought was already, and has been present for some time. It was (is) in a different group.
Do What You Can!
Whew Girl! It’s been quite a ride over here in these parts. And lovely at the same time. Is it Charles Dickens who wrote ‘It was the best of times and the worst of times’. I probably edge toward the middle most days. I appreciate homeschooling and remember a time that I committed to this…
Let your life get you IN FOCUS. Align YOU and REALIGN your business. Sometimes I just get tired. Not so much physically…but head filled with thoughts and things to do kind of tired. Sometimes I just want to answer a question saying “I’m tired. I have two beautiful children: infant and toddler. I own more…
NEVER BEEN TO A BASEBALL GAME
How Exposure, Opportunity, and Experience make a Difference in Teaching Concepts I’m using this Saturday morning, taking a brief break from studying, and watching the movie “Hardball” with Keanu Reeves. It’s a story of redemption for Keanu as he is tasked to coach an inner city youth baseball team. True to life, he eventually learns…
THE WORLD IS YOURS
My Decision to Move Forward and Enter A Brilliant Expanded -New Path I can often be heard reciting a poem I heard at church in my childhood to my son. I give him a modified version that gives the consistent ending “You can be anything you want to be. You can go anywhere you want…
Establishing Instructional Control via Teletherapy
Using Technology During Your Sessions with Learners with Behavior Challenges Instructional Control. Not as bad as it sounds, I promise. Truth is, in most cases we all want and need it. When a speaker is standing in front of the room and the audience is quiet: control. See…not as bad as it sounds. But how…
The Value of Technology in Your Private Practice
And Tips for Parents When Choosing Their Provider It’s 2016. Everyday we use our smart phones for scheduling, googling, facetime, personal connections , banking, and business transactions. Communication is at our fingertips. This has become our norm. We have now and expectation of automation and reduced duplicity. And then, we put our kids in therapy and find ourselves…
The American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) defines teletherapy as “the application of telecommunications technology to delivery of professional services at a distance by linking clinician to client, or clinician to clinician, for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation.” I started using teletherapy when I was the Executive Director of SLC Therapy. With this medium, our clients…
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