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Articles for SLP CEUs

School-based SLPs: Are Our Caseloads Really That High

Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP

March 20, 2023

This course helps school-based SLPs look at their caseloads through the lens of eligibility under the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It discusses factors impac...   Read More

Sickle Cell Disease Management: The Role of SLPs and Audiologists, Part 2

Candice J. Adams-Mitchell, SLP.D, CCC-SLP

March 10, 2023

The role of SLPs and audiologists in treating individuals with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is described in this text. Potential barriers to these individuals receiving our services are identified and cu...   Read More

Sickle Cell Disease Management: The Role of SLPs and Audiologists, Part 1

February 14, 2023

The types of SCD, as well as the neurological manifestations and the pathological changes that produce them are discussed in this article.   Read More

Understanding Mental Health in Older Adults

Gabrielle Juliano-Villani, LCSW

January 24, 2023

Mental health issues concerning older adults are discussed. Topics include the intersection between mental and physical health, symptoms of common mental health disorders in this population, and refer...   Read More


Conversations Framework: A Program for Adolescents and Young Adults

Barbara Hoskins, PhD, CCC-SLP, Kristine Noel, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 17, 2023

Conversational moves and foundational skills that are critical to social communication are addressed in this course. Techniques and activities for targeting conversational skills in adolescents and yo...   Read More


20Q: Accents and Accent Modification

Robert McKinney, MA, CCC-SLP

January 17, 2023

Adults acquiring a new language often face challenges because their speech sounds different, and speech-language pathologists are uniquely suited to help them become more effective communicators in th...   Read More


Comprehensive Intervention Using the Word Finding Intervention Program, Third Edition (WFIP-3)

Diane J German, PhD

January 3, 2023

This course, which is based on the textbook, the Word-Finding Intervention Program, Third Edition (WFIP-3), describes a comprehensive word-finding intervention model.   Read More

20Q: Using Speech Science in Clinical Practice

Amy Neel, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 15, 2022

Many speech-language pathology clinicians find speech science daunting and not applicable to their clinical practice. This course discusses why and how speech science is useful in understanding speech...   Read More


Everyday Ethics: Practical Tools for Navigating Ethical Dilemmas

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

November 29, 2022

This article discusses ethical and legal principles, as they apply to speech-language pathology practice with both pediatric and adult clients, and provides useful tools for building an ethically soun...   Read More

20Q: Auditory Processing - What You Always Wanted to Know

Donna Geffner, PhD, CCC-SLP/A, Deborah Ross Swain, EdD

November 28, 2022

Behaviors and developmental/educational impacts associated with auditory processing disorder (APD) are described in this course. Methods and tools for identifying APD, including a list of tests for as...   Read More


20Q: Grammar and Syntax for School-Age Learners

Monica Gordon Pershey, EdD, CCC-SLP

November 17, 2022

SLPs must diagnose and help school-age children and adolescents who struggle with grammar and syntax. Information on the development of grammar and syntax, procedures for assessment, academic challeng...   Read More


The Neurodiversity Movement: An Overview for Autism Service Providers

Julie Roberts, MS, CCC-SLP

November 7, 2022

This course provides an overview of the Neurodiversity Movement as defined by the movement’s Self-Advocates. It discusses history of the movement, important terminology, and goals, and describes neu...   Read More

Supporting Mental Health in People Living with Aphasia

Katie Strong, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 1, 2022

This course provides an overview of the psychosocial impact of aphasia, with particular attention to depression and anxiety as well as barriers to accessing mental health services.   Read More


20Q: Providing Supportive Intervention for Trauma-Exposed Students With Communication Disorders

Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA

October 27, 2022

The concept of trauma-informed intervention and what experiences constitute trauma in a student’s life are described with practical, hands-on suggestions given for supporting students with communica...   Read More


How Clinicians Can Support Neuroplasticity in Adults

Jackie Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 24, 2022

This course provides updates on neuroplasticity across the lifespan, including information on mirror neurons, and offers concrete suggestions for clinicians who work with adults with neurologic commun...   Read More

Healthcare Documentation, Coding and HIPAA Requirements: An SLP's Guide

Melissa Collier, MS, CCC-SLP, CHC, CDP

October 10, 2022

An overview of the components of healthcare documentation and International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) coding are provided. Laws related to medical records, including Health In...   Read More

Evaluating and Enhancing Children's Phonological Systems: Research and Theory to Practice

October 3, 2022

Barbara Hodson's textbook, Evaluating and Enhancing Children's Phonological Systems: Research and Theory to Practice provides clinical applications as well as research results for evidence-based pract...   Read More

20Q: Mental Health, Aphasia, and the SLP’s Role

Rebecca Hunting Pompon, PhD

October 3, 2022

Depression and other mental health challenges are prevalent in individuals with aphasia. Recent research on the mental health status of individuals with aphasia, as well as several mental health and w...   Read More


Collaborating With Applied Behavior Analysts: What Every SLP Needs to Know

Kelli Marshall, MS, CCC-SLP

September 21, 2022

Due to the amount of crossover between the professions, intense collaboration is often necessary between speech-language pathologists and board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs). This course discuss...   Read More


20Q: The Importance of Explicit Literacy Instruction in Early Elementary Grades

Angela Anthony, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 15, 2022

Key processes in literacy development and tools for differentiating between typical and disordered written language are described in this article.   Read More


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