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Navigating the Requirements of Special Education Eligibility

Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 20, 2016

I had an opportunity to write an article for the ASHA Leader a few years ago, which stemmed from my work at the Department of Education. While there, I provided technical assistance on the issue of ch...   Read More


Navigating the Money Maze: How SLP Services are Reimbursed in Different Settings

Nancy B. Swigert, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

May 27, 2016

We are going to talk about the money maze. For clinicians, sometimes the whole concept of where money comes from is a bit removed from the fact that where the money comes from can determine what is on...   Read More

     


Supervision: Feedback, Criticism and Expectations

Kerri Phillips, SLP.D, CCC-SLP

May 23, 2016

Supervision is often compared to parenting. When reading the literature, you may think to yourself that it sounds like instruction on how to be a good parent. Similarly, we enter supervision having li...   Read More


Optimizing Cognition: Neuroprotective practices you need to know

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 20, 2016

My area of interest is adults with dementia and MCI so this course will have that focus. However, this information is completely relevant to any client on your caseload.If you look at the World Alzhei...   Read More

  


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia; Part 3: Evidence-based Treatments

Amber Heape, MCD, CCC-SLP, CDP

May 17, 2016

The big question is, “Why does it matter?” What research is out there that is showing treatment to be effective? Why do we even bother? Well, 10 to 15 years ago when I started in this profession t...   Read More

 


Preserving Communication and Dignity at End of Life

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

April 26, 2016

The natural dying process is a natural slowing of all body systems. The process is different for every individual. It is as different, really, as the birthing process. One person's labor may be a lot...   Read More

 


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia, Part 2: Where and When

Amber Heape, MCD, CCC-SLP, CDP

April 26, 2016

When we are treating patients, we sometimes have a tendency to place excess disability on them. In other words, we do more for that patient than we necessarily should. We do not allow the patient to p...   Read More

 


Thriving in Skilled Nursing: Part 2

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

April 22, 2016

How did we get to where we are currently in the skilled nursing facility world? The way things are done currently began as a result of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987. As part of this ac...   Read More

    


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Sleep Disorders as a Risk to Language Learning and Use

Karla K. McGregor, PhD, CCC-SLP, Rebecca Alper, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 21, 2016

When we were speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in training—one many years ago, the other mere months ago—we were taught to include questions about sleep in diagnostic interviews. But we were nev...   Read More

  


ADHD: Understanding Symptoms and Strengths of the Disorder

Lauren Radtke-Rounds, PhD

April 12, 2016

Myth #1: ADHD is not a real disorderThis is the first myth that I would like to bust immediately. Within my practice, I hear a lot of concerns from parents, educators, sometimes even individuals that...   Read More


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia, Part 1: Who, What and Why

Amber Heape, MCD, CCC-SLP, CDP

April 6, 2016

Today, we will begin with the basics of dementia -- the who, what and why. We will classify dementia into types and look at the difference between reversible and irreversible dementia. We will disting...   Read More

 


Thriving in Skilled Nursing: Part 1

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

April 5, 2016

This is Part 1 of Thriving in Skilled Nursing. We could spend a whole day speaking about the issues specific to the skilled nursing environment. My hope is to lay a strong foundation in regards to the...   Read More

 


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Target Selection in Speech Therapy: Is a Non-Developmental Approach More Efficient Than a Developmental Approach?

Sherine R. Tambyraja, PhD, Jennifer T. Dunkle, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 5, 2016

Jane is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in a rural school district in the Midwestern United States. She has 15 years of clinical experience, 13 of those working in the public school setting. Jane...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Making Evidence-Based Decisions Regarding Service Delivery for School-age Students Participating in Narrative Intervention

Jayne Brandel, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 5, 2016

Clinical Question: Do students with language disorders and those who have low language skills benefit more from classroom-based instruction on narratives or from instruction outside of the classroom t...   Read More

  


Beyond Concussion: Repetitive Brain Trauma and Implications for Current SLP Practice

Alyssa Coreno, MA

April 4, 2016

I am pleased to be with all of you today to talk about repetitive brain trauma and the implication for current SLP practice. I know this topic has been in the media a lot lately. Ever since chronic tr...   Read More

 


The Aging Swallow

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

March 18, 2016

A case review–type study was conducted in 2013 (Carneby & Harenberg). It was an internet survey in which SLPs were given a case with a lot of specific information and then were asked, “What would...   Read More

 


Ready, Steady, Go: Mindfulness practices for children

Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 11, 2016

Let’s start with not ready, not steady for therapy. Who are these kids? I’d like you to take a few moments to jot down why our kids are not ready to learn. Think about it from the cognitive perspe...   Read More

  


TBI 101: Basic Tools to Identify, Assess and Treat Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 4, 2016

ABI vs. TBITo begin, I wanted to discuss the differences and similarities between the terms acquired brain injury, or ABI, and traumatic brain injury, or TBI. The term “acquired brain injury” is a...   Read More

 


Where does the Speech-Language Pathologist Fit in Concussion Management?

Miriam A. Carroll-Alfano, MS, CCC-SLP

February 19, 2016

There is a lot of talk about concussion, and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that between 1.6 and 3.8 million concussions occur annually as a result of participation in s...   Read More


Supporting Aging in Place: Providing Strategies for Persons with MCI

Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP

February 19, 2016

MCI & Dementia PrevalenceAccording to the Alzheimer’s Association, about 5.2 million American have Alzheimer’s disease (2014). Approximately 200,000 of individuals younger than age 65 have younger...   Read More