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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Career As A SNF-Based SLP

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Career As A SNF-Based SLP

April 13, 2019

From the first steps to securing a job, to the basics of counseling, how to prevent burn-out and knowing federal regulations that pertain to the SNF, this course covers all of the information we wish we had known going into our first jobs. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the SLP2B Conference, February 2019.

Top 5 FREE and Low Cost Electronic Resources for New SLPs: Think Like a Pro

Top 5 FREE and Low Cost Electronic Resources for New SLPs: Think Like a Pro

April 13, 2019

Day 1 of any new job or Clinical Fellowship can be overwhelming. But what if you had 5 resources you could access quickly to ease the anxiety no matter the setting? Learners will explore a free goal-writing resource for children and adults, make a custom material with an online resource that’s only $3 a month, and explore a tool to address dysphagia on the iPad for only $14.99. Writing SOAP notes to keep in line with Medicaid and insurance standards is made easier with knowing short cuts from several ASHA resources; learn how to stay ethical in note writing and sound like a pro. New and seasoned SLPs will be treated to new perspectives and resources to make your work life a little easier. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the SLP2B Conference, February 2019.

Things I Wish I Knew Before My School-Based CF

Things I Wish I Knew Before My School-Based CF

April 13, 2019

This course is designed for speech-language pathologists who are going to begin working in the school setting. The presenter will discuss strategies for working with teams, setting up the speech room, scheduling, and caseload management, in addition to providing a list of resources to start your career in the schools off right. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the SLP2B Conference, February 2019.

Maximize Your CFY

Maximize Your CFY

April 13, 2019

Identify and achieve your personal goals during your Clinical Fellowship Year. A dynamic panel of presenters shares insights and strategies to maximize the valuable learning and mentorship opportunities. Tips include mentoring goals, session management, activities, stress management, and more. Panelists: Sarie Wu (recent graduate), Katie Millican (graduate student coach), Summer Loehr (B-Type SLP blogger), and Dr. Erik X. Raj (college professor), moderated by Mai Ling Chan. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the SLP2B Conference, February 2019.

ABCs of AAC

ABCs of AAC

April 13, 2019

New to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and don’t know where to begin? This course is designed to introduce key terminology, technology, and ideology, in order to establish a solid foundation of AAC. AAC experts, Rachel Madel and Chris Bugaj (hosts of the Talking With Tech Podcast) share their tips and strategies. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the SLP2B Conference, February 2019.

Using Songboards to Support Communication: Focused on AAC

Using Songboards to Support Communication: Focused on AAC

November 13, 2018

This course offers new strategies for accessing songs, and for using songs to support learning. The focus of this webinar will be on: independence, interaction, and important goals with special strategies for students who use AAC. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the Special Apps Update Conference, April 2018.

Have Fun Teaching AAC With Augmented Reality, Green Screen, and More!

Have Fun Teaching AAC With Augmented Reality, Green Screen, and More!

November 13, 2018

This course explores a set of free and low-cost iPad apps that can be used to target language skills in students with speech and language goals, and encourage fun and exciting interactions, including those learning to communicate with AAC. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the Special Apps Update Conference, April 2018.

Golden Rules of AAC Competency In a New Era of Communication

Golden Rules of AAC Competency In a New Era of Communication

November 12, 2018

Building on a foundation of 30 years of research and adding personal expertise focused on AAC competency, Talking With Tech panel presenters highlight essential AAC skills which are relevant to both children and adults in this fast-paced era of technology and social communication. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the Special Apps Update Conference, April 2018.

Classroom Design for AAC Success

Classroom Design for AAC Success

November 12, 2018

This course addresses how to create a classroom which enhances AAC use and learning for individuals with complex communication needs. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the Special Apps Update Conference, April 2018.

Assessing Individual AAC Skills in Schools

Assessing Individual AAC Skills in Schools

November 12, 2018

This session will discuss AAC related skills and evaluation techniques using a protocol developed to assess specific AAC skills in naturalistic, interactive and personally motivating activities. This episode is an excerpt of an XED course which was originally offered as a free live webinar during the Special Apps Update Conference, April 2018.