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Social Media as a
Therapist Superpower!
(*the S is for Speech)
By Chris Wenger CCC-CLP
www.speechdude.com
Quick New Tech Things
• Apple TV (w Epic!)
• IOS 10: What’s New???
• Magnifier, Motor (tvOS, switch) Dwell Control (headba...
Twitter!!!
Twitter: How many users?
•300 million ‘monthly active users’
Top 5 Reasons why my colleagues aren’t on
Twitter.
• #5 “Because I’m not a teenager”
• #4 “Because I’m not a celebrity”
• ...
So what is Twitter?
• Twitter is a real-time information network made up of “tweets.”
What is a ‘tweet’?
• A tweet is a sm...
Why should an SLP/SLPA get on Twitter?
• Twitter: The New Speech Therapists Lounge
Educational Resources/Therapy Ideas
Inspirational
Sometimes Humor
Sometimes Humor
Connect with like-minded educators over the
world.
•Lurking (40% of people on Twitter don’t
tweet but watch others who do.)
The Basics
@activitytailor
@speechtimefun
@queenspeechslp
@speechroomnews
@slpnataliesnyders
@slpforme
@sublimespeech
@mid...
The Basics
VS.
Uploaded Photo
(Easily identifiable)
Default Avatar
(Who is this?)
The Basics
• Hashtags
• Hashtags begin with a # and make tweets searchable
#slpeeps
#slpontpt
#articulation
#schoolslp
#sl...
The Basics
• Direct Messages
• A direct message is a private message that can only be seen by
you and the person to who yo...
To Do List
• Sign up
• Upload a photo
• Create a short bio
• Download Twitter app
• Follow other SLPs
Instagram
Instagram 101
What is Instagram?
• A Social Network
• Images and Video
• A photo taking app
#selfie #workinghard #hardlyworking
Who uses it?
• Celebrities/influencers
• Justin Bieber
• Kim K.
• Barack
• Brands
• Nike
• Starbucks
• Non Profit
• Charit...
How popular?
•500 million users/monthly
Hashtags
#ashaigers
#slphumor
#sped
#instaslp
#slp2be #slp2b
#slpeeps
#slpontpt
#articulation
#schoolslp
#slplife
• You ca...
How to get it?
• Instagram.com (only image viewer)
• Mobile app/free
Social Network Comparison
• -Images and video only
• - no sharing
• Easy to use
How to use IG
• Feed
• Explore
• Capture
• News
• Profile
Feed View
• Picture/Video
• Poster Name
• Post Time
• Likes
• Comments
Explore View
• Worldwide Popular
• Like by someone you follow
• Similar to Your Likes
• Search
Capture View
Post View
• Followers or Direct
• Tagging
• Photo Map
• Location
• Social Sharing
Great for CSHA (Sharing Content)
• Photos you take at events (like this one!)
• Photos already taken...news, publication
•...
Examples currently on #slpeeps
Examples currently on #slpeeps
Ideas of what to Share
• Events
• Advice/Motivational
• Volunteers and Volunteer Work
• Therapy ideas and activities
• Any...
Tips on getting followers and Engagement on
Instagram
• How/where to tell people you have Instagram
• User content
• Keep ...
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  1. 1. Social Media as a Therapist Superpower! (*the S is for Speech) By Chris Wenger CCC-CLP www.speechdude.com
  2. 2. Quick New Tech Things • Apple TV (w Epic!) • IOS 10: What’s New??? • Magnifier, Motor (tvOS, switch) Dwell Control (headband, eye gaze), Vision (tint screen a different color), Siri works in 3rd party apps, **delete preinstalled apps, WatchOS (wheelchair workouts) • Sand Timer • Sites: Channel One, ReadWorks.org, NewsELA • PollEv.com/chriswenger
  3. 3. Twitter!!!
  4. 4. Twitter: How many users? •300 million ‘monthly active users’
  5. 5. Top 5 Reasons why my colleagues aren’t on Twitter. • #5 “Because I’m not a teenager” • #4 “Because I’m not a celebrity” • #3“Because I don’t have a new smartphone” • #2“Because the world doesn’t care what I’m eating for lunch” • #1“Because I don’t understand it”
  6. 6. So what is Twitter? • Twitter is a real-time information network made up of “tweets.” What is a ‘tweet’? • A tweet is a small burst of information (limited to 140 characters). **clip an example on iPad w/ good tweet. • You choose whose tweets you want to see by “following” Twitter users.
  7. 7. Why should an SLP/SLPA get on Twitter? • Twitter: The New Speech Therapists Lounge
  8. 8. Educational Resources/Therapy Ideas
  9. 9. Inspirational
  10. 10. Sometimes Humor
  11. 11. Sometimes Humor
  12. 12. Connect with like-minded educators over the world. •Lurking (40% of people on Twitter don’t tweet but watch others who do.)
  13. 13. The Basics @activitytailor @speechtimefun @queenspeechslp @speechroomnews @slpnataliesnyders @slpforme @sublimespeech @middleschoolslp @mrsjonesspeechroom @sparklyspeechgirl @kristine_lindsay @happilyslp @consonantlyspeaking @busybeespeech @speechdude @bslspeechlanguage@thespeechchicks Usernames: Your handle @ or username, is your identity
  14. 14. The Basics VS. Uploaded Photo (Easily identifiable) Default Avatar (Who is this?)
  15. 15. The Basics • Hashtags • Hashtags begin with a # and make tweets searchable #slpeeps #slpontpt #articulation #schoolslp #slplife #slp #speechtherapists #elementaryslp #middleschoolslp #highschoolslp
  16. 16. The Basics • Direct Messages • A direct message is a private message that can only be seen by you and the person to who you are sending the message.
  17. 17. To Do List • Sign up • Upload a photo • Create a short bio • Download Twitter app • Follow other SLPs
  18. 18. Instagram
  19. 19. Instagram 101 What is Instagram? • A Social Network • Images and Video • A photo taking app
  20. 20. #selfie #workinghard #hardlyworking
  21. 21. Who uses it? • Celebrities/influencers • Justin Bieber • Kim K. • Barack • Brands • Nike • Starbucks • Non Profit • Charity water • Doctors without borders • Speech World • Professors • Authors • SLPs/SLPAs • Students • Medical Professionals • Teachers Pay Teachers • Business owners
  22. 22. How popular? •500 million users/monthly
  23. 23. Hashtags #ashaigers #slphumor #sped #instaslp #slp2be #slp2b #slpeeps #slpontpt #articulation #schoolslp #slplife • You can use the same hashtags as Twitter! Same concept
  24. 24. How to get it? • Instagram.com (only image viewer) • Mobile app/free
  25. 25. Social Network Comparison • -Images and video only • - no sharing • Easy to use
  26. 26. How to use IG • Feed • Explore • Capture • News • Profile
  27. 27. Feed View • Picture/Video • Poster Name • Post Time • Likes • Comments
  28. 28. Explore View • Worldwide Popular • Like by someone you follow • Similar to Your Likes • Search
  29. 29. Capture View
  30. 30. Post View • Followers or Direct • Tagging • Photo Map • Location • Social Sharing
  31. 31. Great for CSHA (Sharing Content) • Photos you take at events (like this one!) • Photos already taken...news, publication • *Tip: Space out posts, don’t post too frequently • Share content that tells the story of a project, group, etc. Awesome way for us all to stay together as a group in California!!! #csha2016 #cshadistrict7 #cshadistrict10
  32. 32. Examples currently on #slpeeps
  33. 33. Examples currently on #slpeeps
  34. 34. Ideas of what to Share • Events • Advice/Motivational • Volunteers and Volunteer Work • Therapy ideas and activities • Anything speech related….anything!
  35. 35. Tips on getting followers and Engagement on Instagram • How/where to tell people you have Instagram • User content • Keep your feed updated • Embed photos into blogs.

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