Top Ten Reasons We’ll Miss Maggie McGary

As you may or may not have heard, Maggie McGary is leaving her role as Online Community and Social Media Manager at ASHA. Since I started engaging on Twitter a little over a year ago, Maggie’s presence representing ASHA has made a huge difference in my participation in the online community. While I only “truly met” her in person for the first time a few weeks ago, I have greatly appreciated everything she has done for the SLPeeps and for ASHA for much longer. So, here are the top ten reasons we will all miss Maggie McGary!

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#SLPeeps Flash Mob at #ASHA12

Update (10/21): We have sent out an email with more details on the flash mob! Because of the nature of flash mobs, we are keeping the majority of the details between the people who are participating. 🙂 However, I will say that there has been some amazing group effort involved, and it is shaping up to be pretty incredible. If you would like to do it with us, we would be more than happy! Email me at atklingensmith @ gmail . com, and I will send you the information!

Update (10/15): There is now a listly list for this! We’re still sorting out a couple details about the flash mob, but it looks like it’s definitely going to happen and definitely going to be crazy fun! 🙂 Add yourself to the list so we know who is planning on attending. Here the link:

I considered entitling this post, “Wait, How Did I Get Roped Into This?!” Because yes, we are going to be doing a flash mob at ASHA Convention. (Go ahead and blame @Pediastaff for throwing out the idea to us!) But you crazy #SLPeeps have a way with shenanigans, so here goes…!

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List

I was so excited about the giveaway last week, I just realized I forgot to do another aphasia-themed review for National Aphasia Awareness Month! No worries–I will make up for it and you will have one for each week this month as promised. 🙂 Since I think cooking is an awesome language activity, I went on the hunt for a recipe app that was cheap, well-organized, and had plenty of visuals. Several met this criteria, but Epicurious was my personal favorite. Play around with a couple options to see what best fits your clients’ needs, but this one is definitely a great place to start.

What It Is: A cooking app with over 30,000 recipes by Epicurious.

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