Earn 1 Hour of Continued Education

Individualize IEPs like a Pro for School-based SLPs

This course walks you through best practices for writing individualized IEPs. With this instruction, you will be able to feel more confident and prepared for writing each section of the IEP. 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. list 5 components of the student’s present levels (PLAAFP/PLOP/PLP)
2. identify an appropriate S.M.A.R.T. goal
3. define two types of taking data


5 min: Introduction, bio, disclosures, learner objectives
10 min: Main components of IEPs and present levels
15 min: Writing S.M.A.R.T. goals and taking data
15 min: Accommodations/modification, scheduling
10 min: Deliberations, evidence of provision of services
10 min: summary, last points, 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.

Amanda Schaumburg M.S. CCC-SLP

Guest Speaker
Amanda is a speech language pathologist working in Texas. She has experience in the school systems, ECI programs (early intervention birth-3yrs), and outpatient clinics. She primarily work in schools (pre-k through 12th grade). She loves her job and feels so lucky to have the opportunity to work with families to help their child communicate. She currently run a private practice where she provides contract services to schools, public speaking engagements, tele-therapy services, and professional consultation services. 


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 Pep Talk and the Pep Talk Podcast. Teach with Medley Educational Games is a sponsor of this podcast.
Michelle Andrews’ non-financial disclosures: She has a stock participation plan with Teach with Medley Educational Games.
Amanda Schaumburg’s financial disclosers include: Sells speech therapy resources at Panda Speech and she is a professional speaker. 
Amanda Schaumburg’s non-financial disclosers include: Personal blog www.pandaspeech.com and Social Media accounts (@pandaspeech)

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I will definitely be using this information starting tomorrow in therapy sessions. There is more to learn, but it definitely opened my eyes to why certain kids I have or have had were not progressing like their other peers.
— Hailey P.
I love this podcast! What a fun way to earn continuing education. I have learned new skills that I will be using going forward.
— Emily W.
I have been listening to this podcast on my way to work and so far I have earned 3 CEU hours! I will be back for more!
— Hannah E.
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