Sindy Sands has been an SLP since 1978 and currently works in the Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, WA. She is a STEP Participant, and member of the Special Interest Group 16 coordinating committee.
Why Does Sindy participate in the ASHA Community?
“It is inspiring to see the caliber of folks who are in my chosen profession. It gives me a broader perspective of my field and helps me to understand what is happening nationwide. I get questions answered. I get to give to the profession from my knowledge and experience. I have been an SLP since 1978 and I have seen a lot…I get new perspectives from others' practices. It unifies us.”
What is one of your favorite quotes?
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day
Teach a man how to fish and he eats for a lifetime
What would you name the autobiography of your life?
At the end of the line there is another school
If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?
I have a mentor professionally. Ellyn Arwood, a genius SLP and educator, who has changed the face of SLP work.
There are so many I can learn from.
Name something fun you think others don't know about you.
I was in the junior miss pageant in high school and my talent was baton twirling.. I was a competition baton twirler.
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