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Two British Speech Therapists writing about all things speech and language.

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    Today I’m going to tackle a slightly different sort of topic from usual, but one I often get asked about by other speech and language therapists.  What are the pros and cons of working in independent practice? A bit of background before I start.  Elizabeth and I both worked for the NHS for 10 years […]

    The post Pros and cons of being an independent therapist appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Elizabeth and I were chatting about all the little things that happen in everyday life because we’re speech therapists.  If you are a speech therapist, I wonder if you recognise any of these?…. You know you’re a speech therapist when…. You are in the supermarket and instead of pulling your purse out of your handbag, […]

    The post You know you’re a speech therapist when… appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Last week Helen wrote about some of the funny things that can happen when you are a speech therapist.  You can read that post here.  Whilst we were discussing last week’s post we also thought about some of the other ways our job impacts us as people.   Now, I just want to make it […]

    The post You know you’re a speech therapist when…. part 2 appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    For me, a critical part of therapy is keeping it fun!  For a child to learn and then generalise any new skill they need to practise, practise, practise.  To help keep them motivated during the practise I like to play games and to stop both the child and myself getting bored, I’m always on the […]

    The post Top 10 games to use as motivators appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Roar!  I love dinosaurs and so do many of the children I work with!  I was excited when they were included in the Key Stage 1 curriculum – what a great engaging topic!  It never ceases to amaze me, the quantity and detail of information children can retain about dinosaurs, even if it’s not all […]

    The post How to use Dinosaurs in Speech Therapy! appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Helen recently found this article from the Dabbling Speechie. Felice wrote about 5 mistakes you make in your first year.  So we thought we would continue this idea and think of the 5 things we wished we had known when starting work as a speech and language therapist. We both started work for the NHS.  […]

    The post 5 things I wish I had known as an NQP appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Today I’m going to tackle a slightly different sort of topic from usual, but one I often get asked about by other speech and language therapists.  What are the pros and cons of working in independent practice? A bit of background before I start.  Elizabeth and I both worked for the NHS for 10 years […]

    The post Pros and cons of being an independent therapist appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Elizabeth and I were chatting about all the little things that happen in everyday life because we’re speech therapists.  If you are a speech therapist, I wonder if you recognise any of these?…. You know you’re a speech therapist when…. You are in the supermarket and instead of pulling your purse out of your handbag, […]

    The post You know you’re a speech therapist when… appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Last week Helen wrote about some of the funny things that can happen when you are a speech therapist.  You can read that post here.  Whilst we were discussing last week’s post we also thought about some of the other ways our job impacts us as people.   Now, I just want to make it […]

    The post You know you’re a speech therapist when…. part 2 appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    In today’s blog post we’re welcoming a guest contributor, Gemma Moore.  Gemma works for the NHS in Portsmouth and is a specialist in hearing impairment.  Gemma and I have written this post together. There are various reasons why more than one therapist may end up working with a child.  We’re not going to go into […]

    The post Working together with other therapists appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    Both Helen and I started our careers in the NHS before moving to independent practise.  It was after finishing my maternity leave, that I started to work independently as well.  Although being in charge of the money aspect was always a little worrying, the flexibility that it offers a working parent is great.  You can read more […]

    The post Tips for setting up in independent practise appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    When I was a newly qualified therapist, there was so much to think about whenever I assessed a child – which assessment to use, transcribing speech correctly, asking the right questions in the case history, making the right decision about what to do next!…  But there is one aspect of doing an assessment which is […]

    The post Top tips for building rapport with children appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    What tools do you really need when you are working as a speech and language therapist? We have written before about resources, games and assessment, but what are the other go-to things we use day in and day out?  These are the bits you find out about along the way, and that I find myself […]

    The post Top 10 useful tools for a speech therapist. appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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    I have been to some great training courses in person over the years that I have been a speech therapist.  There is something really great about attending a course in person – you get totally immersed in the topic with no distractions, and you get to discuss the material with fellow attendees and with the […]

    The post 5 places to find online training for speech therapists appeared first on Speechbloguk.


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