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20Q: Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS)

Karen J. Golding-Kushner, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

December 5, 2018

It is my pleasure to introduce this 20Q article on the subject of velo-cardio-facial syndrome (VCFS). I recall seeing some children for speech therapy in the early ‘80s who had similar facial charac...   Read More

      


SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality

December 4, 2018

In this article we will explore the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. You will be provided information about the current state of these immersive techno...   Read More


Research Watch Report: Systematic Reviews of Dysphagia Assessment and Intervention in Adults

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP, Caroline Braun

November 20, 2018

Dysphagia is one of the most commonly encountered disorders among speech-language pathologists (SLPs) whose clinical practice focuses primarily on adults. Bhattacharyya (2014) estimates that, although...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Strategies for Maximizing Speech-Recognition Performance: Adults With Mild to Moderately Severe Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Jeremy Donai, AuD, PhD, CCC-A, Jeremy C. Schwartz, BS

November 8, 2018

Clinical Question: What high-frequency amplification strategy maximizes speech- recognition performance among adult hearing-impaired listeners with mild sloping to moderately severe sensorineural hear...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Interprofessional Education for Preprofessional Speech-Language Pathologists and General-Education Teachers

Danika Pfeiffer, MS, CCC-SLP, Stacey L. Pavelko, PhD, CCC-SLP, Susan Ingram, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 8, 2018

Do preprofessional speech-language pathology (SLP) and general-education students (P) who have interprofessional opportunities when providing language interventions to children with language impairmen...   Read More

 


Pearson's EBP Briefs: The Effects of Multimedia E-Book Use on Vocabulary Acquisition for Children With Language Impairments

Willow Sauermilch, MA, CCC-SLP

November 7, 2018

Jane is a school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP) with seven years of experience. A few years ago, her school district provided SLPs with touchscreen tablets to support using communicative and...   Read More

   


Palliative Care across the Health Care Continuum: The Role of the SLP in Each Setting

Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

November 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your participation today as we discuss the role of the SLP in palliative care. In my experience, palliative care is a concept that many people are unfamiliar with and is often mi...   Read More

 


Discourse Intervention in Aphasia: The clinical value of stories and conversation

Tricia Olea Santos, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 23, 2018

Before I begin, I would like to conduct some polls. The first question is, “When seeing patients, how many of you engage them in conversation?” This could be asking patients about how their day wa...   Read More

 


Connecting to Communicate: Designing Telepractice Services

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

October 16, 2018

This is Part 2 of the three-part series, Connecting to Communicate: A Telepractice Series. How do I get started in telepractice? How do I know my clients or patients will benefit from telepractice ser...   Read More


Connecting to Communicate: Defining Telepractice

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

October 15, 2018

This is Part 1 of the three-part series, Connecting to Communicate: A Telepractice Series. What is telepractice? How is it different from telemedicine, telehealth, or connected health? Why are schools...   Read More


SIMQ: The Debrief and its Importance in the Simulation Learning Experience

September 26, 2018

In this SimQ article, we will focus on a specific aspect of the simulation learning experience; the debrief. The discussion will address the importance of the debrief as part of the learning process....   Read More


20Q: From Kanner to DSM 5 - Autism from an SLP Lens, Part II

Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 21, 2018

As most of you know, a previous edition of 20Q was From Kanner to DSM 5: Autism from an SLP Lens – Part I. In that article, Dr. Theresa Bartolotta answered questions regarding how theories of the un...   Read More

 


Dysarthria - Back to the Basics: Treatment

Jessica Huber, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 20, 2018

How do we decide who might benefit from therapy? How do we make therapeutic recommendations? I like to consider how much the dysarthria is affecting someone's activities or their participation in ever...   Read More

 


Dysarthria - Back to the Basics: Differential Diagnosis and Assessment

Jessica Huber, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 10, 2018

Since this is a “back to basics” course, we will start with the basics. A motor speech disorder is any disorder of speech that results from a neurological impairment. That neurological impairment...   Read More

 


20Q: Adolescent Language Intervention: What Works?

Judy K. Montgomery, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 6, 2018

Choosing interventions for language disorders in the adolescent age group is challenging for both pediatric and adult-focused speech-language pathologists. Language issues at this age are often subtle...   Read More

  


Dentition: Oral Health, Hygiene and the Swallow (Part 2)

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

August 30, 2018

My experience in many facilities, and I hope yours is different than mine, was that mouth care was spotty at best. Many times, we really didn't have mouth care and unfortunately, that seemed to be rel...   Read More

 


Pragmatics and Social Communication: Treatment Strategies

Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP

August 15, 2018

In this course, I am going to clarify the difference between a social skill and social communication. We are also going to discuss evidence-based practices (EBP). We are going to talk about ways to ge...   Read More

 


Voice and Communication Across the Gender Continuum

Gwen Nolan, MS, CCC-SLP

August 10, 2018

I am delighted to be presenting today on the topic of modifying voice and communication across the gender continuum. If you have never treated anyone for voice modification, it's important to remember...   Read More


Dentition: Oral Health, Hygiene and the Swallow (Part 1)

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

August 8, 2018

This course is Part 1, which will cover the information on dentition. Part 2 (Course 8412) will focus more on mouth care. The impact of dentition, or sometimes the lack of dentition, is a very importa...   Read More

 


20Q: From Kanner to DSM 5 - Autism from an SLP Lens, Part I

Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 2, 2018

In the United States, July and August are typically the hottest months of the year. So far, this year has been no exception other than it has been exceptionally hot! I suppose it’s fitting, therefor...   Read More