The role of an interpreter is more than simply repeating words between languages. Rather, it is a role that requires the ability to fluently speak two or more languages, in addition to the ability to thoroughly understand the cultures to effectively translate even the subtlest of nuances.
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Springtime welcomes an abundance of opportunity for incorporating seasonal crafts and play in sessions. Creating speech therapy activities according to the season is a great way to keep lessons fresh and relevant for your students. These lessons can be created considering the language needs for both monolingual and English language learners. To help you get […]
In every profession across every sector, as the new year approaches, you see them and hear of them often: New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s a new semester, the mid-year mark or the start of a school year, the New Year is the perfect time to reflect, refine and discover. Educators are known to find innovative […]
As you get into the thick of the winter season, you may start to feel like you need a refresher on Winter Therapy Activities. I mean you do have that one activity you use every year. Right? But it’s leaving you a little blah, so let’s hit the reset button and toss out digging up […]
It’s mid-year for many school-based speech-language pathologists and everyone is looking for new book ideas as the holidays approach. Let’s face it- we all know how books can either make or break a therapy session and can enhance or deter student participation.
Hear from Raquel Martinez Suh MA, CCC-SLP. Raquel is a bilingual SLP, raising bilingual children and using her background as an SLP to help her parenting approach. What has been your experience raising children in a multilingual environment? Raising children in a multilingual environment has been a lot harder than I anticipated. Our home dynamics […]
Yarn is a simple supply to pick up and use in a variety of ways with children during therapy sessions across various disciplines (occupational, physical and speech-language). While occupational therapists focus on improving one’s ability to perform activities of daily living, physical therapists focus on one’s ability to restore or improve movements, strength, and range […]
By Raquel Martinez Suh MA, CCC-SLP As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted to close the celebration by sharing the experiences of a Latina SLP in her path of growing up bilingual and bicultural and becoming a bilingual speech and language pathologist. Raquel Martinez Suh has work experience as a bilingual language pathologist for […]
The upcoming year will be unlike any other. Parents and caregivers should take the time to prepare their children as they re-integrate into their schools so as to minimize transition challenges that may be encountered. Coming out of a pandemic-impacted year it should come as no surprise that many children may not be emotionally ready or […]
We’ve all been there. Searching for our next job, our next opportunity, the next level in our career. It’s exciting to start that search! However, that doesn’t mean certain things can’t get in the way. You start reading a job description, enthusiastically envisioning yourself in this new dream job, and then…you get to the “requirements” section. […]