Welcome to Nerdy Wordy Speech!


Hi! I’ve been working for about 7 years as an SLP (Speech Language Pathologist) in the schools. I graduated at University of Central Florida with my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees (Go Knights!).  I plan to start working in home health in addition to working in the schools this year, so I look forward to learning from those of you that work in private practice and home health.  My intention of this blog is to be able to share and learn information to and from other SLPs, teachers, and parents.

Autism and Water Don’t Have to be a Deadly Combination..

August 15, 2014

A special guest post written by Anna Stewart from Drowing Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County. I asked her to write a blog in reference to water safety for children with special needs since they don’t always have the ability to communicate their wants and needs verbally. Autism & Water Don’t Have to be a […]

Scheduling

August 15, 2014

TGIF! Today I’m going to address scheduling. AHHHHH! The most dreaded requirement of our job. I’m going to share the steps I do in this process. My biggest tip to new SLPs is to communicate constantly with guidance counselors, principals, and teachers to make the process a little easier for everyone. Obtain class lists from […]

Dollar Tree therapy materials

July 21, 2014

  Happy Monday! Here is my most recent therapy material shopping trip. This time I frequented a couple Dollar Trees. They have a lot of cute bright colored plastic baskets there that I use to organize all of my Teachers Pay Teachers materials. My mom recently bought the cute boxes (see photo) at the Dollar […]

More Cheap Therapy Materials!

July 14, 2014

Happy Monday! Here are some more therapy materials I have found REALLY cheap! Hey, I am my mother’s daughter and I love to save money! Two weeks ago I dragged my mother in law with me to Office Max to help buy some of the products since there is a limit (usually five or 10 […]

Cheap therapy materials at Target!

July 12, 2014

Hello Speechies! I wanted to share some cheap therapy materials I bought at Target in the dollar sections. I just learned at a PECS training that there is a dollar section in the party supplies aisle as well, so I had fun venturing over to there. After some inspiring tips from the PECS training, I […]

Tips for the Teachers of Students with Communication Disorders

June 27, 2014

Hello! I’m so excited to start posting on my blog. I actually started this blog at the beginning of the 2013-204 school year. It was my first year working as an SLP at two schools; so it got a little more hectic than I anticipated. I’m going to start posting various ideas that I wanted to […]