Sis, You Got This! From Surviving to Thriving as a Minority Speech-Language Pathologist (Paperback)

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This is a story meant to be a beacon of hope and inspiration for the minority women in speech-language pathology who find themselves struggling with a sense of belonging in their field. It follows the autobiographical accounts of Barbara Fernandes, an adult immigrant to the US, as she embarks on her journey as a CSD student learning both English and Spanish. It tells of her struggles facing isolation, microaggressions, and her own internal battles to eventually become one of the most successful entrepreneurs within the SLP field. The journey from striving to thriving is amplified by the inclusion of her many Black and Brown, Latinx, Asian, and immigrant colleagues as they open up to share their own relatable challenges to persist within their field. The book serves as a rallying cry for unity and tolerance amongst minority SLPs, and it offers hope for minoritized SLP women. Lastly, it goes one final step further, asking much-needed, deep, and thought-provoking questions intended to push the field forward.






Product Details
ISBN: 9780578261911
ISBN-10: 057826191X
Publisher: Smarty Ears
Publication Date: March 8th, 2022
Pages: 236
Language: English