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Addressing Emotions and Beliefs in Therapy

William Evans, MS, CCC-SLP

May 25, 2015

Should an SLP address a patient's emotions and beliefs during therapy or refer the client to an outside professional?   Read More

  


Medication for Childhood Anxiety

Aimee Kotrba, PhD

May 18, 2015

Is medication recommended for children with anxiety or just intervention strategies?   Read More


Measuring Quality of Life

Nancy Alarcon, MS, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

May 11, 2015

What is Quality of Life (QOL) and how can it be measured?   Read More

  


Principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy

K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert AVT

May 4, 2015

What are the Principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy?   Read More

 


Dysphagia Symptoms in ALS

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

April 27, 2015

What dysphagia symptoms will a patient with ALS have?   Read More

 


Audiograms for Aided Hearing

Jane Madell, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

April 20, 2015

What should I do when I receive audiograms that do not provide any information about aided hearing?   Read More

 


Childhood Anxiety: When to Seek Professional Help

Aimee Kotrba, PhD

March 30, 2015

When is it time to refer a child with anxiety for professional help?   Read More


Playful Learning

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 23, 2015

What is playful learning?   Read More

  


ASHA Board of Ethics Response to Ethical Violations

Barbara Prakup, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 16, 2015

What levels of action can the ASHA Board of Ethics take in response to an ethical violation?   Read More

 


Core Words versus Fringe Vocabulary

Kristi Murphy, M.A., CCC-SLP

March 9, 2015

What is the difference between core words and fringe vocabulary?   Read More

 


How to Trial Textures with Your Patients

Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

March 2, 2015

Should a patient participate in a modified barium swallow study to trial a bolus with different textures?   Read More

 


When to Evaluate a Patient in a SNF

Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP

February 23, 2015

Does Medicare require that evaluations be medically necessary?   Read More

  


When to Include Parents in an Assessment

Adam Scheller, PhD

February 16, 2015

Should parents be included in a speech and language assessment with a child?   Read More

 


Cranial Nerves Responsible for Taste

Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

February 9, 2015

What cranial nerves are responsible for taste?   Read More

 


Xerostomia Interventions

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

February 2, 2015

What are some interventions for patients with dry mouth?   Read More

 


Advantages and Disadvantages to Dynamic Assessment

Amy Glaspey, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 26, 2015

What are the advantages and disadvantages to dynamic assessment?   Read More

 


Principles of Constraint-Induced Treatment

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2015

What are the main principles of constraint-induced treatment?   Read More

  


Feedback versus Evaluation

Nancy Alarcon, MS, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

January 12, 2015

What is the difference between feedback and evaluation?   Read More


ICD-9 Codes and CPT Codes

Rebecca Jarzynski, MS, CCC-SLP

January 5, 2015

What is the difference between ICD-9 and CPT codes?   Read More

 


Damage to CN XII During Glossectomy

Tiffani Wallace, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

December 15, 2014

What muscle or nerve takes over for mobility when a patient undergoes a ¾ glossectomy from cancer and the cranial nerve XII is damaged?   Read More