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Speech-Language Pathology Resources for and about Parents

Below are videos that address the parent’s perspective regarding caring for a child in need of speech-language pathology services. Learn the importance of clinicians educating parents to enable children to reach their speech development goals.

Speech Language Pathology: A Parent’s Perspective
John Consalvi, M.A. CCC-SLP, CEO of Lingua Health and Grupo Lingua, interviews Stephanie Foley about her experience with speech therapy for her daughter with apraxia. Stephanie makes recommendations about getting your child evaluated and how to find a speech pathologist.

 

Hospital-based Speech-Language Pathology: Perspective for Parents and New Clinicians
Elizabeth Steffen, M.A., CCC-SLP/CBIS MBA-HCM, discusses how parents should advocate for speech-language pathology services in a hospital setting (acute care and as an outpatient) to ensure their children receive the care they need. Steffen also provides advice to new speech-language pathology clinicians on how to ensure success in a hospital setting as well as discusses team-based care trends.

 

Educating Parents is Key to Speech Development Success
Carrie Slaymaker, M.A., CCC-SLP discusses the importance of educating parents to enable children to reach their speech development goals.