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Pearson's EBP Briefs: Best Practices for Assessing Communication Skills Prior to Preference Assessments for Students With Severe Developmental Disabilities

Miriam Boesch, PhD, Alexandra Da Fonte, PhD

May 26, 2018

On the first day of the staff being back to school, Mr. Stark, the principal, informed Ms. Bell, a special education teacher, that she was gaining a new student who had recently transferred from out o...   Read More

   


SIMQ: 20 Myths About Simulations

May 25, 2018

This SimQ article addresses some of the common myths surrounding the use of simulations.   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Bilingual Vocabulary Support for Dual Language Learners: A systematic review

Ulla Licandro, PhD

May 25, 2018

Linda has been working with young children and their families for the past 16 years as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in different preschools and kindergartens in a large metropolitan area. Over...   Read More

  


Intervening with Selective Mutism: The Nuts and Bolts of Behavioral Treatment

Aimee Kotrba, PhD

May 18, 2018

Thank you for attending today's webinar on the intervention and treatment of selective mutism. To give you a bit of my background, I obtained my PhD in Michigan, after which I completed a practicum, a...   Read More


Interpreting Test Scores & Key Concepts with Standardized Tests

Carolyn (Carney) Sotto, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 15, 2018

What I will cover in this course is related to evidence-based practice. As a review, ASHA did have a joint coordinating committee on evidence-based practice and does have a position statement about th...   Read More

          


Key Elements of Picky Eaters: Feeding Assessment

Jessica Reva, MS, CCC-SLP

May 11, 2018

I have been a speech therapist for over 11 years with a real love for feeding and swallowing. In the past couple years, the buzzword in our community, not just in our speech therapy community, is “p...   Read More


CAS, Reading & Writing

May 3, 2018

In this course, I am going to focus on describing the connections between or among speaking and reading and writing. I will address intervention superficially as “food for thought” and to provide...   Read More

   


Assessment of Cognitive-Linguistic Skills: The SLP's Role in Acute Care

Lisa Mechler, MS, CCC-SLP

April 27, 2018

[Amy] Once again, welcome to our webinar today; Assessment of Cognitive-Linguistic Skills: The SLP's Role in Acute Care. Our presenter today is Lisa Mechler, Ms, CCC-SLP. She has worked in acute care,...   Read More

 


Evaluation of Selective Mutism

Aimee Kotrba, PhD

April 23, 2018

I am excited to talk to you all about selective mutism (SM) today. Many people are curious about how I got into this field. I am a clinical psychologist, but despite the fact that selective mutism is...   Read More

 


Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Introduction and Implications for Feeding

Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP

April 10, 2018

In this course, we will discuss eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Interestingly, this condition has not been recognized for that long, in comparison to many of the more familiar diagnoses that are frequ...   Read More

  


Desensitization Activities for School-Age Children who Stutter

Brooke Leiman, MA, CCC-SLP

March 29, 2018

This course will cover desensitization activities for school-aged children who stutter. Stuttering is a complex disorder to understand. One of the reasons is because not all aspects of the disorder ca...   Read More


Dysphagia in Patients with Dementia: What's the SLP to Do? - Part 2

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

March 22, 2018

Here are some of the questions that we should ask ourselves as we are evaluating a patient with dysphagia and dementia. The first question is, “Is this problem acute, acute on chronic, or chronic?...   Read More

  


Congenital Heart Defects: An Overview and Impact on Feeding and Development

Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP

March 22, 2018

Not surprising, the incidence of feeding problems is higher in the population of children with developmental disabilities. Congenital heart disease is implicated in negatively influencing feeding skil...   Read More

  


Children's Speech and Language in a Pluralistic Society: Application of the ICF

Karla Washington, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 14, 2018

I'd like to begin today by talking about the constructs of multibilingualism and multiculturalism. In 2001, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) put forth their...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Altering the Prosodic Features of Motherese to Promote Joint Attention in Language-Delayed Children

Traci Fredman, MS, CCC-SLP

March 13, 2018

Clinical ScenarioJanice is a speech-language pathologist who provides early intervention services for children ages birth to 3 years in rural communities. She recently received a referral for Sara, a...   Read More

  


20Q: Education Standards: Is There a Role for Speech-Language Pathologists?

Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 13, 2018

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is an initiative that establishes consistent education standards in language arts and math across the United States. As such, it describes the knowledge that stu...   Read More

 


20Q: Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy (CRT) for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Jennifer Ostergren, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 13, 2018

I am so excited to introduce this 20Q article to you on cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CRT) for adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). As you may know, the goal of CRT is to help individuals to...   Read More

  


Dysphagia in Patients with Dementia: What's the SLP to Do? - Part 1

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

March 5, 2018

This is Part 1 of a two-part series. In order to delve deep enough into dysphagia in patients with dementia, we really needed a two-part series. The course objectives for this course are that you will...   Read More

  


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Memory Restoration Using Computerized Cognitive Training After Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review of the Evidence.

Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

February 21, 2018

Clinical Scenario Natalie, a speech-language pathologist, has worked at a pediatric hospital for many years with children and adolescents who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Following t...   Read More

 


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Effects of Self-Regulated Strategy Development on the Writing Skills of School-Age Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Jane Roitsch, MA, CCC-SLP, MBA, Kimberly A. Murphy, PhD, CCC-SLP, Anne M. P. Michalek, PhD, CCC-SLP

February 21, 2018

Jake, a speech-language pathologist (SLP), works in a large school district and has provided speech and language services to middle and high school students for nearly five years. Recently, he has fou...   Read More