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Autism & Safety: Keeping Individuals with Autism Safe in Their Homes and Communities

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

September 20, 2017

The following presentation guides the participant through tips on how to prevent elopement in individuals with autism, along with how to create a plan if a child wanders from a safe place.   Read More


Service Delivery: Thinking Outside the Box

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

August 30, 2017

We are going to be talking about a variety of different service delivery options that can be used in your school-based practice. I love the current job that I have because I get to interact with so ma...   Read More


Functional Treatment for Acquired Brain Injury in Inpatient Rehabilitation

Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

August 30, 2017

First, we will start with the mechanisms and symptoms of acquired brain injury (ABI). ABI is a true health crisis in the United States. Statistics show that in 2013, there were 2.5 million people who...   Read More

 


Research Watch Report, Issue 4

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 23, 2017

Children who enter school speaking a non-mainstream dialect must quickly learn to dialect shift (a.k.a “code-switch”). Similar to bilingual children, they have two sets of syntactic, semantic, mor...   Read More

   


Research Watch Report, Issue 3

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 19, 2017

Reading programs generally feature many components, any of which could contribute to teaching literacy skills. The Orton-Gillingham approach (upon which several popular reading programs are based) is...   Read More

      


Promoting the 3:1 Caseload Model Effectively

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

July 11, 2017

This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Promoting the 3:1 Caseload Model Effectively, presented by Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP.Learning ObjectivesAfter this course, participants will be ab...   Read More


Research Watch Report, Issue 2

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 26, 2017

Peer Communication Support for Teen AAC Users ​This article identified a method for increasing peer communication in middle-school AAC users. The treatment program consisted of three pre-interventio...   Read More

  


SLP Considerations in Pain Management

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP, Vienna Lafrenz, PhD

June 21, 2017

Epidemiology of PainThe Ethics and Health Policy Related to Pain emphasizes that medical professionals (including allied health professionals) must ask the following questions to effectively manage pa...   Read More

 


20Q: Early Childhood Stuttering: Background and Assessment

J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Nina Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

June 14, 2017

As the first article for the new monthly 20Q (20 Questions) series for SpeechPathology.com, I am delighted that Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA and Nina A. Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F...   Read More

 


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Auditory-Verbal Therapy as an Intervention Approach for Children Who are Deaf: A Review of the Evidence

Lisa Bowers, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 12, 2017

Luanne is a mother of three children ages six, four, and five months. Her youngest child, Olivia, failed her newborn hearing screening and was later diagnosed with a bilateral sensorineural hearing lo...   Read More

  


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Do Patients Treated for Voice Therapy With Telepractice Show Similar Changes in Voice Outcome Measures as Patients Treated Face-to-Face?

Balaji Rangarathnam, PhD, CCC-SLP, Gary H. McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP, Haley Gilroy, MS, CF-SLP

June 1, 2017

Clinical ScenarioLB is a 47-year-old singer who performs in a nightclub three nights a week for about eight hours each night. He developed concerns with his voice characterized by complaints of vocal...   Read More

  


Pearson's EBP Briefs: An Evidence-Based Approach to Teach Inferential Language During Interactive Storybook Reading With Young Children

Elizabeth Kelley, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 1, 2017

Kate is a speech-language pathologist who works in an elementary school serving many children from low-income families. As part of her practice, she works with kindergarten children, many who have lim...   Read More

   


Our Aging Patients: Ethical Decision-making With the Aging Population

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

June 1, 2017

Ethics is currently a hot topic in the field. According to Kumer and colleagues, ethics is defined as a moral philosophy or a set of moral principles that determine what is right, good, virtuous, true...   Read More

  


Our Aging Patients: The Aging Swallow

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

May 23, 2017

Presbyphagia is the decline in swallowing that is associated with normal aging, and normal aging changes are not considered a disorder. However, when you add in secondary factors, multiple medical com...   Read More

  


Our Aging Patients: Effects of Aging on Communication

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

May 19, 2017

As we discuss the effects of aging on communication, we will address voice, speech, language, and cognition. Normal Aging FactorsThere are several factors associated with the aging voice (a.k.a presby...   Read More

 


Our Aging Patients: How to Handle End of Life Conversations

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

May 3, 2017

Ethical Considerations for End of LifeThe University of Washington Department of Bioethics says that there are four topics by which every problem in ethics should be judged. I call them “the WHs,”...   Read More

 


Social-Pragmatic Language Group Treatment for Adolescents with Language Impairments and Psychiatric Diagnoses

Christine Lackey, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, Adam Diggs, MA, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2017

This seminar is the third in a series of presentations for SLPs working with children and adolescents with social-emotional-behavioral disorders. The first course covers some of the mental health diag...   Read More

   


Burnout Be Gone: Finding Wholeness Again

Melissa Page Deutsch, MS, CCC-SLP, CPCC, ACC

April 24, 2017

I became interested in the concept of “burnout” because, as a speech pathologist and a coach, I feel like my mission is to help people find what is inside of them that can help them to live their...   Read More

 


Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Differentiating Stuttering Persistence and Recovery

Ellen M. Kelly, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 19, 2017

This is a very exciting time to talk about this topic, especially in the last few years. More and more researchers are obtaining information about what is happening in young children who stutter over...   Read More

 


Research Watch Report, Issue 1

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 14, 2017

The following is the December 2016 issue of research reviews for pediatric and school-based SLPs, written by Meredith Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP. Each month, Dr. Harold accesses the top 50 research journals...   Read More