Pre-Conference Workshop

Building and Sustaining Your Private Practice in Today’s Landscape
(Jointly planned and offered by the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association and ASHA Professional Development) (WK01)

Thursday, July 19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Room 307
CE: 0.3 ASHA CEUs/3.0 PDHs

This workshop is not available with Connect On-Demand.

This pre-conference workshop will explore the vital skills necessary to build, develop, and sustain a viable private practice in today’s reimbursement, regulatory, and social media landscape, focusing on how to manage a practice that is cash-based and does not accept insurance. The presenters will share their more than 20 years of experience creating their niche in the field of speech-language pathology. Discussion will include start-up, management, marketing, social media, and more.

Learning Objectives:

Kimberly A. Bell, MS, CCC-SLP

Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist, Myofunctional Therapist
SPEECH PATHways

Kimberly Bell, MS, CCC-SLP, has been a practicing speech-language pathologist, myofunctional therapist, and owner of SPEECH PATHways, a thriving cash-based private practice for over 20 years. SPEECH PATHways is located just outside of the Baltimore area in Carroll County, Maryland. Bell is very active in the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA). She has served as the President of MSHA more than once and is currently serving as the Director of Private Practice and Pediatrics. In 2009, Bell was the recipient of the Fellow Award of the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association, which is bestowed upon a MSHA member in recognition of outstanding professional achievement. Bell has extensive trainings and certifications in a variety of areas and has been recognized by ASHA with 10 ACE certificates during the time that she has been practicing. These ACE awards reflect her concerted, personal effort to continue professional learning beyond an academic degree. Bell sucessfully runs SPEECH PATHways while managing a family and home.

Financial Disclosures: None

Nonfinancial Disclosures: None

Presentation(s):

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Jennifer Simon Triandafilou, MA, CCC-SLP

Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist, Myofunctional Therapist
Simon Says

Jennifer Simon Triandafilou graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 1995 with a BS in Communication Disorders and minor in Education and then graduated from George Washington University with a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology in 1997. After working in acute care, outpatient, and rehab settings treating patients with neurological disorders for 15 years, she started the Simon Says Speech, a private practice treating a variety of communication disorders (predominantely neurological , then morphing into pediatric articulation, and ultimately myofunctional therapy). In addition, she also created and ran Reading for Life Aphasia Book Clubs for 20 + years. After many years of hosting Reading for Lide, she presented research regarding this group and life participation therapy groups at the 2007 ASHA convention. After attending IAOM in 2010 and AOMT in 2016 courses, she practice primarily morphed into a myofunctional therapy practice where she created her own programs, Tongue Tips and Thumbs Up Programs in 2010. From over 10 years of success in myofunctional therapy, she now travels the country teaching seminars to SLPs, educating them in myofunctional disorders and therapy.

Presentation(s):

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Building and Sustaining Your Private Practice in Today’s Landscape
(Jointly planned and offered by the Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association and ASHA Professional Development) (WK01)



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