Earn 1 Hour of Continued Education

Creating a Culturally Responsive and Inclusive SLP Experience

This session will offer ideas, suggestions, strategies, and engage you in a thoughtful discussion on what must be done to create a culturally responsive SLP experience for creating an inclusive environment for the SLP. We will gain an understanding of the importance of cultural responsiveness in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) practices. We will then focus on acquiring practical strategies for fostering cultural inclusivity in SLP assessments and interventions. Lastly, we will discuss ways of creating a truly inclusive workplace culture and create a personalized plan for implementing cultural responsiveness in their own SLP practices. Earn 1 clock hour of continuing education credit (Introductory Level, Professional Area).
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This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. TSHA continuing education (CE) hours can be used toward renewal of your Texas SLP license (and most other states too) and for professional development hour(s) for the maintenance of your ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). Simply save your certificate of completion, these CE courses are not ASHA CEUs and will not be sent to the optional ASHA CEU registry. CLICK HERE to learn more about ASHA CUEs vs PDHs.

  Learner Objectives:

As a result of this presentation the participant will be able to:

1. Define the significance of promoting diversity, equity, inclusion as it pertains to creating a culturally responsive professional practice.
2. Describe the importance of cultural responsiveness in Speech-Language Pathology practices.
3. List 3 strategies for fostering cultural inclusivity inSLP assessments and interventions.
4. Define a personalized plan for implementing cultural responsiveness in their own SLP practices.


5 min: Introduction, bio, disclosures, learner objectives
10 min: Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion
10 min: The importance of culturally responsive SLP practices
10 min: Strategies for fostering cultural inclusivity in assessments
15 min:
Making a plan for implementing cultural responsiveness in your own SLP practice
5 min: Q&A discussion
5 min: Summary and closing


The contents of this episode are not meant to replace clinical advice. Pep Talk Podcast, its host, and guests do not represent or endorse specific products or procedures mentioned during episodes unless otherwise stated. TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


Michelle Andrews M.S., CCC-SLP

Founder and Managing Director of Pep Talk LLC
Michelle has been a speech-language pathologist since 2014. She has worked in the schools, private clinics, and home health. She started creating speech therapy materials for SLPs years ago and founded Pep Talk LLC. She discovered her passion for education and developed this continuing education podcast for SLPs everywhere. She desires to help SLPs feel confident and to produce the best treatment by increasing knowledge and skills.

Adanna Burrell, M.S., CCC-SLP

Guest Speaker
Adanna Burrell is an experienced Speech-Language Pathologist with over15 years of experience in the field. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Adanna has worked in the private practice setting where she has collaborated with Board Certified Behavioral Analysts to develop programs for children with Autism and other developmental disorders. She has also worked in the home health sector and hospital setting providing services in the areas of feeding, swallowing, brain injury, apraxia, autism, and expressive/receptive language impairments. Adanna has also provided training on assessment and treating autism, language development, AAC, and most recently leadership, coaching and communication development, on the international overseas, national, state, and local levels.She founded Speak It! Therapy Solutions in 2012 and is excited to be expanding the services she offers to reach a greater community. Pouring her knowledge and experience of the field back into the lives of future and current Speech-Language Pathologists, educators, and parents is one of her greatest joys.


Michelle Andrews’ financial disclosers: She has a Teachers pay Teachers, Boom Learning, and Teach with Medley store under Pep Talk LLC. She is also the founder and manager of the Pep Talk Podcast. 
Michelle Andrews’ non-financial disclosures: Speech Arcade is an in-kind sponsor for this podcast.
Adanna's financial disclosures: Owner of Speak it Therapy Solutions
Adanna's non-financial disclosures: 

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