3 Years / Honeycomb Speech Update

It’s been 3 wonderful years since I started this blog and website… so how are we doing? Today I looked back at my very first post– These were the questions I had. I’m pleased to say I’ve been able to start answering each of these questions!

Therapy Makeover: Worksheets for Homework

Welcome to another week in the Speech Therapy Makeover series! I’m challenging myself to “make over” some traditional therapy tasks so they will be more person-centered (functional, meaningful, and relevant for the people we work with). We know that person-centered care offers the best results across the board for outcomes, patient satisfaction, and efficiency of meeting goals. Speech […]

Therapy Makeover: Taboo For Conversation Partner Training

Welcome to Week 4 in the Speech Therapy Makeover series! I’m challenging myself to “make over” some traditional therapy tasks so they will be more person-centered (functional, meaningful, and relevant for the people we work with). We know that person-centered care offers the best results across the board for outcomes, patient satisfaction, and efficiency of meeting goals. Week 4 Speech […]

Therapy Makeover: Therapist-Centered Goals

Welcome to Week 3 in the Speech Therapy Makeover series! I’m challenging myself to “make over” some traditional speech therapy tasks so they will be more person-centered (functional, meaningful, and relevant for the people we work with). We know that person-centered care offers the best results across the board for outcomes, patient satisfaction, and efficiency of meeting goals. Week […]

Therapy Makeover: Card Games

Welcome to Week 2 in the Speech Therapy Makeover series! I’m challenging myself to “make over” some traditional therapy tasks so they will be more person-centered (functional, meaningful, and relevant for the people we work with). We know that person-centered care offers the best results across the board for outcomes, patient satisfaction, and efficiency of meeting goals. Week 2 Speech […]

Therapy Makeover: Naming Furniture

Welcome to Week 1 in the Speech Therapy Makeover series! I’m challenging myself to “make over” some traditional therapy tasks so they will be more person-centered (functional, meaningful, and relevant for the people we work with). We know that person-centered care offers the best results across the board for outcomes, patient satisfaction, and efficiency of meeting goals. […]

The 12 Days of Therapy

{A Parody}. Each verse has a *functional* or *generic* option: The choice is yours! And if you want ideas for the *functional* version… click on the link! 12 On the 12th Day of Therapy My Patient Said to Me:  JUST LIKE WE PRACTICED! On the 12th Day of Therapy My Patient Said to Me: THIS […]

Functional Cognition: Wrap-Up

Thanks for following along and learning about how we can use evidence-based treatments to meet everyday, functional cognitive goals in speech therapy!  I hope you are at least curious about the person-centered care movement that has our profession moving away from generic workbooks and games…. and at the most, maybe you found an idea or […]

Gift Cards are Here!

Are you looking for the perfect little holiday gift for a coworker, classmate, or the loved SLP in your life? I’ve had a few requests to create gift cards … so here they are!   Here’s how it works: The buyer chooses a gift card amount in increments of $10. The buyer will be emailed […]

Functional Cognition: FLEXIBILITY!

On my mind today: Why choose one of the evidence-based therapy tools for treating cognitive challenges? What do they offer, especially when compared to the comfortable, safe options we have in our treatment closets like Rush Hour, card games, worksheets, or workbooks? If the evidence presented in the previous posts hasn’t convinced you, then my […]