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Speechie Side Up

Kim & Venita

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Speechie Side Up
Speechie Side Up

Speechie Side Up

Kim & Venita

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You’re listening to the Speechie Side Up podcast hosted by author, AAC specialist, and matcha tea lover, Venita Litvack! Every week, you get to hear what other SLPs are doing in the field and how they found their passion. This podcast was created to help YOU stop re-inventing the wheel and start loving your job again!

Latest Episodes

60: The One About Hearing Loss with Lindsay Cockburn

This week you get to hear from pediatric audiologist Lindsay Cockburn. In this episode, Lindsay shares about her background and how and why audiologists and SLPs should collaborate. When you hear her ideas, you’ll see what a no-brainer it is that we work together. Together we can take our hard-of-hearing patients farther. Lindsay explains how hearing loss affects speech and gives us clues on when SLPs should recommend hearing tests for kids. Lindsay and I cover a lot of ground in the episode, including things SLPs need to know when treating DHH kids. Join us!

45 MIN2 d ago
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60: The One About Hearing Loss with Lindsay Cockburn

59: The One About Using AAC in the Classroom with Lauren Enders

This week you get to hear from SLP and AAC expert Lauren Enders. In this episode, Lauren shares some of her favorite sources for information and inspiration. She shares valuable tips for getting buy-in for AAC implementation in schools and how to use AAC in classrooms. We also discuss the importance for looking beyond helping our clients communicate their needs and wants to helping them connect with others and cultivate relationships. This is a jam-packed episode you don’t want to miss!

59 MIN1 w ago
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59: The One About Using AAC in the Classroom with Lauren Enders

58: The One About Self-Publishing with Jennie Bjorem

This week you get to hear from Jennie Bjorem, apraxia expert and publisher of the Bjorem Speech Sound Cues. In this episode, we discuss Jennie’s private practice; we learn the backstory behind her popular Speech Cues; we discuss how she became an apraxia expert...and we discuss some personal things like her exercise routine. You don’t want to miss this one! Come listen in on my chat with Jennie!

42 MIN2 w ago
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58: The One About Self-Publishing with Jennie Bjorem

57: The One About Working with Older Students with Kristin Bowers

This week you get to hear from Kristin Bowers, SLP from Kiwi Speech! Kristin has a private practice in Pittsburgh. In this episode, we discuss how Kristin incorporates brain teasers into her therapy, how she’s able to motivate older and gifted students, her unique approach to data collection...and more! Kristin is an extremely talented SLP who runs a blog, TPT store, and private practice. She enjoys handlettering and creates beautiful marketing materials for therapy professionals. You’ll love getting to know Kristin. Join us!

26 MIN3 w ago
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57: The One About Working with Older Students with Kristin Bowers

56: The One About Speech Sound Disorders with Amy Graham

This week you get to hear from Amy Graham of Graham Speech Therapy! Amy works out of her home in Colorado Springs with private-pay clients. In this episode, we discuss being in business for yourself, how having a niche therapy can help draw private-pay patients, the importance of doing an oral mech exam when assessing SSDs, her favorite tip for correcting lateral lisps, and how she uses principles of motor learning for SSDs. ⠀ You’ll love hearing Amy’s practical tips and words of wisdom. Join us!

39 MINSEP 18
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56: The One About Speech Sound Disorders with Amy Graham

55: The One About Theme-Based Therapy with Chloe Elizabeth

This week you get to hear from the queen of theme-based therapy, Chloe Elizabeth, a pediatric SLP in California. Chloe loves arts and crafts, theme-based therapy, planning ahead, and staying organized. ⠀ In this episode, Chloe shares how she uses themes to plan ahead for therapy sessions, her go-to resources, and her tips for helping you to get more organized. We also hear about Chloe’s career shift from a school setting to private practice. Finally, if you’re a fan of The Office, you’ll love The-Office-related get-to-know-you questions! Join us!

30 MINSEP 11
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55: The One About Theme-Based Therapy with Chloe Elizabeth

54: The One About SLPAs with Jillian Yudin

This week you get to hear from Jillian Yudin an SLPA in Orange County, CA. Jillian is the first SLPA on the podcast, and she clarifies for us the role of an SLPA, what they can and can’t do, and how they can augment the practice of an SLP. ⠀ In this episode, you will learn about Jillian’s path into speech pathology, about the pros and cons of the SLPA path and why it might – or might not – be a good path for you. If you’re an SLP, you’ll learn how to get the most out of your relationships with your SLPA. I had a great time getting to know Jillian, and I learned that we have a lot in common. Join us!

35 MINSEP 4
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54: The One About SLPAs with Jillian Yudin

53: The One About Bilingual Speech Therapy with Sarah Wu

This week you get to hear from blogger, Youtuber, and creator of Bilingual Speech Therapy Resources, Sarah Wu! Sarah is a bilingual SLP who was born in Australia, grew up in Wisconsin, and is now located in Illinois. In this episode, you will learn about Sarah’s unique path to speech-language pathology, about the pros and cons of teletherapy, and her bilingual therapy membership service. Click here for the show notes! Need help managing your private practice? Check out fusionwebclinic.com/speechiesideup and mention Speechie Side Up to receive a $50 credit off your first month of Fusion.

35 MINAUG 28
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53: The One About Bilingual Speech Therapy with Sarah Wu

52: The One About Preventing Burnout with Kirsten Kelly

This episode features author, blogger and resource creator Kirsten Kelly. Kirsten is half the brains behind It's A Speech Thing. Today we chat about their most popular resources, taking care of your mental health, and about her partnership with close friend, Taryn. Did you know Kirsten loves to bake too? Tune in to hear her favorite recipes!

28 MINAUG 21
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52: The One About Preventing Burnout with Kirsten Kelly

51: The One About Volunteering Abroad with Shannon Werbeckes

This episode features blogger and pediatric SLP, Shannon Werbeckes of Speechy Musings! Listen to learn about her AAC Implementation Toolkit, 5 things she wants every SLP to know, and all about her volunteer trip to Ghana. Click here for the show notes!

30 MINAUG 14
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51: The One About Volunteering Abroad with Shannon Werbeckes

Latest Episodes

60: The One About Hearing Loss with Lindsay Cockburn

This week you get to hear from pediatric audiologist Lindsay Cockburn. In this episode, Lindsay shares about her background and how and why audiologists and SLPs should collaborate. When you hear her ideas, you’ll see what a no-brainer it is that we work together. Together we can take our hard-of-hearing patients farther. Lindsay explains how hearing loss affects speech and gives us clues on when SLPs should recommend hearing tests for kids. Lindsay and I cover a lot of ground in the episode, including things SLPs need to know when treating DHH kids. Join us!

45 MIN2 d ago
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60: The One About Hearing Loss with Lindsay Cockburn

59: The One About Using AAC in the Classroom with Lauren Enders

This week you get to hear from SLP and AAC expert Lauren Enders. In this episode, Lauren shares some of her favorite sources for information and inspiration. She shares valuable tips for getting buy-in for AAC implementation in schools and how to use AAC in classrooms. We also discuss the importance for looking beyond helping our clients communicate their needs and wants to helping them connect with others and cultivate relationships. This is a jam-packed episode you don’t want to miss!

59 MIN1 w ago
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59: The One About Using AAC in the Classroom with Lauren Enders

58: The One About Self-Publishing with Jennie Bjorem

This week you get to hear from Jennie Bjorem, apraxia expert and publisher of the Bjorem Speech Sound Cues. In this episode, we discuss Jennie’s private practice; we learn the backstory behind her popular Speech Cues; we discuss how she became an apraxia expert...and we discuss some personal things like her exercise routine. You don’t want to miss this one! Come listen in on my chat with Jennie!

42 MIN2 w ago
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58: The One About Self-Publishing with Jennie Bjorem

57: The One About Working with Older Students with Kristin Bowers

This week you get to hear from Kristin Bowers, SLP from Kiwi Speech! Kristin has a private practice in Pittsburgh. In this episode, we discuss how Kristin incorporates brain teasers into her therapy, how she’s able to motivate older and gifted students, her unique approach to data collection...and more! Kristin is an extremely talented SLP who runs a blog, TPT store, and private practice. She enjoys handlettering and creates beautiful marketing materials for therapy professionals. You’ll love getting to know Kristin. Join us!

26 MIN3 w ago
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57: The One About Working with Older Students with Kristin Bowers

56: The One About Speech Sound Disorders with Amy Graham

This week you get to hear from Amy Graham of Graham Speech Therapy! Amy works out of her home in Colorado Springs with private-pay clients. In this episode, we discuss being in business for yourself, how having a niche therapy can help draw private-pay patients, the importance of doing an oral mech exam when assessing SSDs, her favorite tip for correcting lateral lisps, and how she uses principles of motor learning for SSDs. ⠀ You’ll love hearing Amy’s practical tips and words of wisdom. Join us!

39 MINSEP 18
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56: The One About Speech Sound Disorders with Amy Graham

55: The One About Theme-Based Therapy with Chloe Elizabeth

This week you get to hear from the queen of theme-based therapy, Chloe Elizabeth, a pediatric SLP in California. Chloe loves arts and crafts, theme-based therapy, planning ahead, and staying organized. ⠀ In this episode, Chloe shares how she uses themes to plan ahead for therapy sessions, her go-to resources, and her tips for helping you to get more organized. We also hear about Chloe’s career shift from a school setting to private practice. Finally, if you’re a fan of The Office, you’ll love The-Office-related get-to-know-you questions! Join us!

30 MINSEP 11
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55: The One About Theme-Based Therapy with Chloe Elizabeth

54: The One About SLPAs with Jillian Yudin

This week you get to hear from Jillian Yudin an SLPA in Orange County, CA. Jillian is the first SLPA on the podcast, and she clarifies for us the role of an SLPA, what they can and can’t do, and how they can augment the practice of an SLP. ⠀ In this episode, you will learn about Jillian’s path into speech pathology, about the pros and cons of the SLPA path and why it might – or might not – be a good path for you. If you’re an SLP, you’ll learn how to get the most out of your relationships with your SLPA. I had a great time getting to know Jillian, and I learned that we have a lot in common. Join us!

35 MINSEP 4
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54: The One About SLPAs with Jillian Yudin

53: The One About Bilingual Speech Therapy with Sarah Wu

This week you get to hear from blogger, Youtuber, and creator of Bilingual Speech Therapy Resources, Sarah Wu! Sarah is a bilingual SLP who was born in Australia, grew up in Wisconsin, and is now located in Illinois. In this episode, you will learn about Sarah’s unique path to speech-language pathology, about the pros and cons of teletherapy, and her bilingual therapy membership service. Click here for the show notes! Need help managing your private practice? Check out fusionwebclinic.com/speechiesideup and mention Speechie Side Up to receive a $50 credit off your first month of Fusion.

35 MINAUG 28
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53: The One About Bilingual Speech Therapy with Sarah Wu

52: The One About Preventing Burnout with Kirsten Kelly

This episode features author, blogger and resource creator Kirsten Kelly. Kirsten is half the brains behind It's A Speech Thing. Today we chat about their most popular resources, taking care of your mental health, and about her partnership with close friend, Taryn. Did you know Kirsten loves to bake too? Tune in to hear her favorite recipes!

28 MINAUG 21
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52: The One About Preventing Burnout with Kirsten Kelly

51: The One About Volunteering Abroad with Shannon Werbeckes

This episode features blogger and pediatric SLP, Shannon Werbeckes of Speechy Musings! Listen to learn about her AAC Implementation Toolkit, 5 things she wants every SLP to know, and all about her volunteer trip to Ghana. Click here for the show notes!

30 MINAUG 14
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51: The One About Volunteering Abroad with Shannon Werbeckes