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Early Intervention for Tongue Thrust

Juli Webster ., M.S.,CCC-SLP

July 2, 2007

I am a grandmother, R.N., and do most of the childcare for my 19 mo. old grandson. Both his parents are dentists, one being a Pedodontist. The problem is that my grandson has had a tongue protrusion s...   Read More


Laryngeal Spasms

George Charpied, M.S.,CCC-SLP

June 25, 2007

I recently conducted a modified barium swallow study on a patient who complained of severe coughing episodes at the beginning of her meals that subsided as she ate. During the MBS, the patient did cou...   Read More


Tongue Thrust and Orthodontics

Dee Lance, Ph.D

June 4, 2007

At what point do you not treat tongue thrust? I saw a 10 year old who was referred because her orthodontist does not want to put braces on her because of a tongue thrust. Her background includes no hi...   Read More


Delayed Speech Therapy Ten Years Post Trauma

Amy Ogburn Yeager, Ph.D

April 16, 2007

I am seeing a 15 yr old girl in my school who suffered from a road traffic accident 10 years ago. She underwent medical treatment for the same but no speech therapy. She has hemiparalysis on the right...   Read More


Videonasendoscopy v. Videofluoroscopy

Ann Kummer, Ph.D

April 9, 2007

What are the differences and similarities between a videonasendoscopy and videofluoroscopy in regards to velopharyngeal function, including equipment and procedures, views obtained, and type of data p...   Read More


How Does Oral Care Prevent Aspiration Pneumonia?

John Ashford ., Ph.D,CCC

January 1, 2007

How does oral care play a role in preventing aspiration pneumonia? How frequently should it be done for a patient who has dysphagia? Are there protocols to help address oral care for the aspiration ri...   Read More


The Role of the Educational Audiologist

Jeanane Ferre -a, Ph.D,CCC

August 28, 2006

What is the job of an educational audiologist? What do they do?   Read More


Transdiciplinary Service Model for Early Intervention

Cheryl Stewart, M.A.,CCC-SLP

August 7, 2006

Are there guidelines for or questions an IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan) team should ask themselves when deciding whether an infant or toddler with developmental delays or disabilities, unde...   Read More


Using a Rake to Treat Tongue Thrust

Lesley Mangus, Ph.D

July 10, 2006

I have a 9 year old child at school who is on his Second Rake for his tongue thrust. He demonstrates a resting position of the lower lip under his upper teeth (f) placement when he is at rest. Mom is...   Read More


Pre-Reading Speech and Language Disorders and Dyslexia

Karen Fallon, Ph.D

June 19, 2006

Is there any relationship between pre-reading speech and language disorder and dyslexia?   Read More


Age Appropriateness of Drinking From a Straw

Marybeth Trapani-Hanasewych, M.S.

June 5, 2006

Is it age appropriate for a 12 month old child to be able to drink from a straw but then spit out the liquid? If this is not appropriate are there any techniques to work on for the child to hold the l...   Read More


Federal Education Laws

Thomas Borton Professor Of Audiology And Director Of The Speech And Hearing Clinic
Auburn University Montgomery

May 17, 2004

I am doing a research study on the history of speech-language assessmentpractices in United States. Is there an internet site(s) from which I might be able to download copies of the federal laws (e.g....   Read More

Provision of Language Based Intervention in Middle School Classrooms

Kathryn DeKemel, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

August 18, 2003

I am trying to implement language based practices into inclusionary middle school classrooms. Can you suggest any resources that might help me? I find that many techniques do not fit well in heterogen...   Read More

Transdisciplinary Therapeutic Approach

Teri Gray, M.S.,CCC-SLP

July 14, 2003

Please define ''transdisciplinary therapeutic approaches'' as it related to the geriatric population, please cite an example or two, and please tell me how the SLP fits into this equation?   Read More


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