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We Curated the Top 8 Movies for Speech-Language Pathologists

We’re all looking forward to a little downtime over the holidays, and relaxing on the couch and watching movies is usually on our list of top activities. In that spirit we’ve curated eight movies that speech-language pathologists will enjoy—and even be inspired by—from recent movies about survivors of stroke or brain injury, to classics that show how communication disorders were treated in the past. So, grab the popcorn (and a box of tissues) and scroll down for eight amazing movies that are entertaining, thought-provoking, and in many cases, heart-rending.

Targeting More Successful Recovery: Turning Therapy Goals Into Real-Life Activities

Studies indicate that patient participation in relevant and personal goal-setting can result in greater satisfaction with the rehabilitation experience, along with improved recovery. But how do you make sure the goals are functional—in other words, that they relate directly to real-life activities that patients need and want to do outside of the clinic? This blog post shows how to connect those dots, and illustrates its points with examples.

18 Tips for Survivors: Strategies for Reducing Sensory Overload in Social Settings

Neighborhood barbecues, block parties, weddings and other family events these are social settings in which we’re all likely to find ourselves in. For survivors of brain injury or stroke, these events can be difficult, uncomfortable and downright exhausting. Here’s why.

5 Reasons Why Practice at Home is Important (and How to Explain This to Clients)

Practice is critical when recovering from brain injury or stroke. The need for consistent practice is why clinicians must convey to their cognitive and speech therapy clients why home practice between therapy sessions will benefit their recovery.

Productivity Hacks for Speech-Language Pathologists

As a speech-language pathologist, do you feel like you spend more time on paperwork and meetings than you do with your patients? Do you want to feel more productive in your practice? Here are some hacks designed for the busy SLP.

The Curated List of the Best Books for Speech-Language Pathologists

As a busy SLP, how do you determine which books are worth your time? Whether you're looking for a great read for an upcoming vacation, to add to your book club’s list, or to recommend to a client or family member, our list of the best books for speech-language pathologists is sure to inspire you.

5 Tips to Encourage Practicing Therapy at Home

The more time patients with brain injury spend on meaningful treatment tasks, the better their outcomes. However, there’s often a gap between the ideal amount of time needed to improve, and the time that’s dictated by insurance coverage or busy in-clinic schedules.

10 Ways to Motivate and Empower Your Clients to Practice

We all know the importance of consistent home practice to generalize new strategies and promote neuroplasticity. But sometimes, no matter how hard you try to educate clients, your urgency about this just doesn’t seem to carry over.

Clinicians: 5 Ways to Keep Your Clients Engaged and Motivated

The lull in motivation to continue with therapy so often hits our clients. And how could it not – often therapy is a lifelong process for them, and that can be discouraging - after previously having all of the skills on which we’re working with them. Finding ways to keep our clients engaged and motivated to continue to give 110% in therapy can be tricky – here are five suggestions to keep that motivation on track.

8 Ways to Make a Difference for People with Communication Disorders

So often being a person with a communication disorder, or seeing your loved one experience a communication disorder, can make one feel powerless – like there is just nothing that can make this uphill battle any easier. Whether you’ve had a stroke, a TBI, a mild concussion, are experiencing dementia, or have lived your entire life with a learning disorder, communication is a frustrating struggle.

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