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Reasons for Floppy Dentures

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

January 16, 2017

What causes floppy dentures?   Read More

 


Problem Solving in Ethics

Kerri Phillips, SLP.D, CCC-SLP

January 9, 2017

How do we determine if a clinician has behaved unethically?   Read More

 


Dehydration in the Aging Population

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

January 4, 2017

Why is dehydration a common problem with aging patients?   Read More

  


Home Health Care Services for the Pediatric Population

Leandre Gerwin, MA, CCC-SLP, Kirsten Keppner, MS, CCC-SLP, Katie Mikkilineni, MS, CCC-SLP

December 19, 2016

What are some consideration for determining if a child should receive home health care services?   Read More

  


Close-ended and Open-ended Toys

Brian Fisher, MA, CCC-SLP, Megan Sturm, MA, CCC-SLP, Brynn Hanson, MS, CCC-SLP

December 12, 2016

What is the difference between close-ended toys and open-ended toys and how can they be utilized in play intervention?   Read More

     


What is Sarcopenia?

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

December 7, 2016

What is sarcopenia and how does it impact swallowing?   Read More

  


Learning Components of Video Modeling

Heather Reffitt, MS, CCC-SLP

December 5, 2016

What are the four core learning components that video modeling targets?   Read More


Proactive and Reactive Aggression

Dawn R. Girten, MA, CCC-SLP, Kaitlyn Laskey, MS, CCC-SLP

November 28, 2016

What is the difference between proactive aggression and reactive aggression?   Read More

 


Challenges of Providing Home Health Care Services

Leandre Gerwin, MA, CCC-SLP, Kirsten Keppner, MS, CCC-SLP, Katie Mikkilineni, MS, CCC-SLP

November 15, 2016

What are some challenges of providing home health care services to the pediatric population?   Read More

  


Involving Families in Aphasia Treatment

Jennifer Kerr, MS, CCC-SLP

November 14, 2016

How can families be involved in treatment for persons with aphasia?   Read More

  


Functions of Behavior

Dawn R. Girten, MA, CCC-SLP, Kaitlyn Laskey, MS, CCC-SLP

November 7, 2016

What are some functions of behavior that clinicians should be familiar with when working with children who have emotional behavioral difficulties?   Read More

  


Voice and Message Banking

Kim Winter, MA, CCC-SLP

October 27, 2016

What is the difference between voice banking and message banking?   Read More

  


Speech-Language Pathology and Mental Health

Sarah Aielli, MS, CCC-SLP, Mallory Wallace, MS, CCC-SLP

October 10, 2016

Why should SLPs be involved in mental health?   Read More

   


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Cognition

Rima Abou-Khalil, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 30, 2016

How does temporal lobe epilepsy impact cognition?   Read More

  


Ensuring Patients and Families Understand Medical Instructions

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

September 23, 2016

How can I help ensure a patient and his or her family understand medical instructions?   Read More

    


Reducing Medical Errors

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

September 15, 2016

What are some recommendations to reduce medical errors?   Read More

 


Informed Consent

Tammy Wigginton, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

September 9, 2016

What are the main components of informed consent?   Read More

  


Predictors of Aspiration

Debra Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

August 29, 2016

What are some predictors of aspiration?   Read More

 


Benefits and Risks of PEG Tubes

Tammy Wigginton, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

August 22, 2016

What are some potential benefits and risks of PEG tube use?   Read More

 


Auditory Processing Disorder Referral Criteria

Martha Coen-Cummings, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 16, 2016

What is the typical referral criteria for a child suspected of having an auditory processing disorder?   Read More