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How to Survive Teletherapy and Distance Learning: Encouragement and Support for Speech Therapists During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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If you are reading this, you are likely feeling overwhelmed, or maybe lost, or maybe numb… so I will make this fast.

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YOU CAN ABSOLUTELY HANDLE THIS.

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We are all in the same boat. Nobody is expecting miracles. They are expecting your best effort. I believe this so deeply that I made a freebie quite a while back. It has never rung more true than it does in 2020 and you can snag it below.

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If you are about to enter your first year in the field, this blog post is for you.

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If you need some inspiration and positivity, come find me on Instagram.

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If you need some digital resources, come find me on TpT.

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If you need more, just more, sign up for my emails.

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You are NOT alone in this! I am here to support you and so is an enormous network of other SLPs.

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I truly mean it when I say I believe in you.

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You are resilient and capable of learning new things. You’ve already proven that! Think of how much more you know now than before you had your degree. Heck, think of how much more you know now than you did a few years ago! We are constantly growing in this field. This is just a new curveball for us to work through, but we can do it.

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We talk to our speech therapy students about this all the time, don’t we? New things are hard but as we practice they get easier. So chin up, buttercup!

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Love,

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