Say What? A Day in the Life of an SLP Immersed in the Deaf Community
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SLP Spotlight
Say What? A Day in the Life of an SLP Immersed in the Deaf Community
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Episode Focus

To give listeners an introduction to the SLP who works using ASL in the Deaf and HOH schools and communities.

Discussion & Reflection Questions

1.  Why did you want to become an SLP?

2. How did you get started in your field?

3.  What does a typical day look like for you?

4.  What other settings can someone with your specific skill-set work in?

5.  Would you share with us a story where something has gone wrong?

6.  How about a story where something has gone very well?

7.  What words of advice do you have for the SLP wanting to move into your area of practice?

Quote Of The Conversation

“Don’t be afraid to ask. Do your research, do your networking, take as many opportunities as you can. Go out, go out, go out! Look for those chances, and embrace those experiences… ”

– Katie Scarlett

Guest Speaker Bio

Katherine Scarlett, MS, CCC-SLP

Katie is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in pediatric hearing loss and is fluent in American Sign Language. She has clinical experience with the evaluation and treatment of speech and language disorders in a variety of settings including public school, pediatric early intervention, adult outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and residential schools for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Additionally, she works PRN at a SNF on a consistent basis.

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Guest Speaker Information

Katherine Scarlett, MS, CCC-SLP     

Connect via Kscarlett.slp@gmail.com | LinkedIn

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July 8, 2020

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