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Distinguishing the Normal Aging Swallow from Dysphagia

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

March 15, 2016

How can normal swallow variability in aging be distinguished from a truly disordered swallow?   Read More

  


Common Symptoms of Head Injury

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 7, 2016

What are the most common symptoms of a head injury?   Read More

 


Signs and Symptoms of Concussion

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

March 1, 2016

What are the signs and symptoms of concussion?   Read More

 


Mild Cognitive Impairment

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

February 18, 2016

What is MCI and what causes it?   Read More


Early Speech Sound Disorders And Risk For Literacy Difficulties

Barbara A. Lewis, PhD, CCC-SLP

February 9, 2016

Why are children with early speech sound disorders at risk for literacy difficulties?   Read More


What is the OASIS?

Megan L. Malone, M.A., CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, M.A., CCC-SLP

February 3, 2016

What is the OASIS and who does it assess?   Read More

   


Temperament and Its Role in Speech and Language Disorders

Robin Michael Jones, PhD, CCC-SLP

February 1, 2016

What is temperament and what is its role in speech and language disorders?   Read More

  


Ethical Dilemma and Ethical Distress

Lynne Brady Wagner, MA, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2016

What is an ethical dilemma and how is it different from ethical distress?   Read More


Principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

Mary Beth Mason-Baughman, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 6, 2016

What are the principles of applied behavioral analysis (ABA)?   Read More

 


Writing Challenges for Adolescents with Autism

Tina Veale, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 5, 2016

Why is writing difficult for adolescents with autism?   Read More

  


Spaced Retrieval

Mary Beth Mason-Baughman, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 29, 2015

What is spaced retrieval and who can benefit from it?   Read More

 


Speech Interventions for Hypokinetic Dysarthria

Antje Mefferd, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 14, 2015

What speech behavioral interventions are commonly used with speakers with PD and hypokinetic dysarthria?   Read More

  


Physician's Order for Therapy

Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 16, 2015

I am a school-based SLP. If I receive a doctor's order for therapy for a student, do I have to provide it?   Read More


Speech Characteristics of Hypokinetic Dysarthria

Antje Mefferd, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 9, 2015

What are the speech characteristics associated with hypokinetic dysarthria as seen in Parkinson’s Disease?   Read More

  


How to Improve Chewing and Increase Mouth Opening

Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

November 2, 2015

What oral motor exercises should I do with a pediatric client to improve chewing and increase mouth opening?   Read More


Parent Request for Evaluation

Jennifer Preschern, MA, CCC-SLP

October 26, 2015

If a student is at an RTI Tier 2 level of instruction and the parent requests an evaluation, what is the next step?   Read More

 


Using Mini Lessons to Teach Common Core

Jennifer Preschern, MA, CCC-SLP

October 19, 2015

Do I need to get the principal’s permission before doing in-class mini lessons with students?   Read More

 


Nonword Repetition Tests

Kerry Danahy Ebert, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 6, 2015

What does a nonword repetition test reveal about a child's language learning?   Read More

 


ICD-10 Code for Social-Pragmatic Disorder

Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 15, 2015

I have evaluated an adolescent who has a social pragmatic disorder. What is an appropriate ICD-9 code and what will the code be when using ICD-10?   Read More


Stuttering Support Groups

Craig Coleman, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

August 26, 2015

What is the best way to start a local support group for children and adults who stutter?   Read More