This time of year can be, well, complicated. Whether you’re scrambling to finish up your end-of-year goals, planning your work around vacations and holidays, or orchestrating a family get-together, ’tis the season for stress.
Speech-language pathologists, speech therapists, and audiologists help people better connect with their friends, family, and peers every single day. Verbal communication is one of the main building blocks of human relationships, and it’s something most of us take for granted. So, if an SLP has touched your life in some way this year, now’s the time to show him or her just how much you appreciate it.
While most of us consider the holidays to be the season of giving, occupational therapists embody the giving spirit year-round—tirelessly dedicating themselves to helping people lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It’s not always an easy job, but OTs take it on with gusto, because they truly care about their patients’ health and wellbeing.
’Tis far better to give than to receive, but finding the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list can be a major challenge. Sure, online shopping can help simplify the whole gift-hunting process, but one Google search can also send you tumbling through pages upon pages of possible purchases.
It’s May, which means it’s time to celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month—and to appreciate the difference SLPs make in the world!
’Tis far better to give than to receive, but finding the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list can be a major challenge. Sure, online shopping can help simplify the whole gift-hunting process, but one Google search can also send you tumbling through pages upon pages of possible purchases. Before you know it, the Internet has stolen another hour—or more—of your life,
’Tis the holiday season—a time to decorate, indulge in tasty treats, and celebrate with family and friends. Not surprisingly, the busy whirlwind that is December is ripe for injuries and accidents. As this Code It Right Online blog post explains, “holiday decorations like Christmas trees and candles and holiday-decorating activities such as stringing outdoor lights can result in injuries, deaths, and property loss.” Not the most pleasant thing to think about during what should be the most joyous of seasons. Still, people get hurt, and healthcare professionals have to be prepared.