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My current topic of interest is How Not to Be a “Karen” (or “Ken”) SLP.

Are you an SLP looking for different ideas? Then, you’ve come to the right place. At Outside the Box, I think differently. Here, I am dedicated to helping clinicians and families develop research-based, creative, and practical ideas to help children with communication disorders reach their potential.

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**Please note** Outside the Box exists as a place to develop and discuss ideas for ways to address children’s speech and language needs. I am always happy to provide resources or suggestions for things to try. But, this site and our discussions are not a replacement for the services provided by a licensed speech-language pathologist in your area.

About Outside the Box

Mission Statement

At Outside the Box, my mission is to help develop creative, research-based intervention ideas for individuals with communication disorders with your trust, care, and empathy in mind.

CLOUDS Philosophy

As a researcher, I am very interested in continuing to further our clinical knowledge about effective treatments for children’s speech and language disorders. I strive to use the method I developed, the CLOUDS Philosophy – (Cultivating Language OUtcomes in Diverse Systems) in the development of ideas to try in speech-language therapy.

A Partnership

At Outside the Box, I believe it’s critical that SLPs have a creative space to collaborate with each other. I created Outside the Box and this site as a way to have open discussions about what’s working and what isn’t for children with communication disorders.

About Dr. Bass

I am an ASHA-certified and Nevada state-licensed speech-language pathologist with more than 20 years experience treating children with a variety of communication disorders. I also am a child language researcher who continues to research effective interventions in speech-language pathology. I received my Ph.D. in preschool- & school-age language & literacy development from Florida State University, my Master’s degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Tennessee, and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Indiana University Bloomington.

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