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  • Hello MVP – Winter 2017

    We are “Pressing Play”  this year! We’re exploring play as a way to live, work, and interact. And because we’re inspired by the Hello clinicians playing and working all around us, we’re recognizing a member of our group each quarter as a Most Valuable Player (MVP). This winter, we have chosen Anka Sepulveda as our MVP because of the way… (read more)

  • Did You Know…? Ashley is Our Most Requested Specialist

    Meet Ashley. She has been a licensed speech-language pathologist since 2000 and has been with The Hello Foundation since 2005. When we told her that she was the most requested clinician on Hello Online she replied, “What an honor! I love this work, its very rewarding!” Ashley loves seeing clients set goals, make progress and… (read more)

  • Did You Know…? Our Specialists Are Highly Qualified

    All of our specialists are licensed, certified speech-language pathologists. Speech-language pathologists (or SLPs) are communication professionals who are uniquely qualified to address speech, language, and swallowing disorders with people of all ages and abilities. Licensed SLPs hold both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the speech and hearing sciences, have completed a one-year clinical fellowship, and have passed a… (read more)

  • Praise and Encouragement

    This is part of a continuing series of posts on therapy ideas to support assistants (SLPAs) and paraprofessionals in the schools in their work with students and their supervising SLPs. Does it matter how we praise kids? Research from Dr. Carol Dweck and her teamsuggests that the words we use, and the actions we praise, change… (read more)

  • What would Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer think of my job?

    Recent big news in the tech sector has people considering what it means to work from home. Can you be more productive? Does that make it worthwhile for employers? What are they losing when employees are working offsite? The CEO of Yahoo, herself a new mom, made it clear that she is prioritizing onsite collaboration and… (read more)

  • The Dougy Center

    The Dougy Center is a center based in Portland, OR and providing training, materials and support nationwide for supporting children and their families through grieving and dealing with death. Their website is rich with information and they’ve recently published an activity book for children and teens called Memories Matter. The activities presented encourage children to use different… (read more)