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20Q: Pediatric Augmentative and Alternative Communication Service-Delivery: Key Considerations

Jennifer Kent-Walsh, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA, Cathy Binger, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 12, 2021

An overview of contemporary considerations in pediatric augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) service delivery for speech-language pathologists and related professionals is described in thi...   Read More

  


The Role of Executive Functions in Social Interaction

Lisa R. Audet, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 21, 2021

This article explores the intersection between executive functioning and social communication and discusses how to integrate a cognitive approach into treatment when addressing social skill developmen...   Read More

  


20Q: Current Topics in Supervision

Carol Koch, EdD, CCC-SLP

October 20, 2021

This 20Q provides an exploration into current topics regarding clinical supervision, including professional development requirements for clinical supervisors, key competencies, and strategies for effe...   Read More

 


Brain Health Basics: Strategies for SLPs to Supporting Healthy Aging for Adult Patients

September 30, 2021

This course focuses on the preventative aspect of improving brain health with adult patients, with emphasis on elements that SLPs can target during instruction or counseling aspects of patient treatme...   Read More


Mental Health and Aging: An Introduction for Heathcare Professionals

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

September 3, 2021

This course defines the most common mental health diagnoses found in the elderly population, including risk factors and symptoms. Instruction is provided on preventing caregiver burnout and other acti...   Read More

 


Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

July 23, 2021

Functional treatment of common symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the continuum of settings, from acute care to outpatient care to return to school and work is discussed in this cou...   Read More

  


20Q: Flexible Scheduling in the School Setting: Evidence-based options

Beth Byers, MS, CCC-SLP, Monica L. Bellon-Harn, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 8, 2021

This article discusses the evidence supporting shorter, more frequent treatment sessions for mild-moderate speech sound disorders in the school setting. Treatment intensity factors related to this del...   Read More

  


Evaluation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

July 1, 2021

This course focuses on functional evaluation of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) across the treatment continuum, from acute care to outpatient care to sideline assessment.   Read More

  


20Q: Infection Control Guidelines for SLPs

A.U. Bankaitis Smith, PhD

June 7, 2021

This article provides practical guidelines for implementing infection control principles within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including discussion of personal protective equipment (PPE) and di...   Read More

 


Caregiver Training for Individuals Caring for Patients with Dysphagia

Debra Suiter, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

May 28, 2021

Critically ill individuals are often unable to participate actively in clinical-decision making, and the responsibility for this often falls to the caregiver. This course addresses caregiver and clini...   Read More

 


Supporting Intimacy in Aphasia

Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 12, 2021

Editor’s Note: This text is a transcript of the course, Supporting Intimacy in Aphasia, presented by Amand Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP. Learning OutcomesAfter this course, participants will be able to:I...   Read More

 


20Q: Social Communication Disorder

Donna S. Murray, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 10, 2021

This course provides an overview of social communication disorder. Topics reviewed include common characteristics, methods for evaluation, differential diagnosis from ASD, and evidence-based intervent...   Read More

   


Working with Students and Patients from Generation Z

Amanda Stead, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 5, 2021

This course explores what social scientists tell us about Gen Z's strengths and limitations, and how best to adapt education, training and clinical service provision for these individuals.   Read More

 


Fundamentals of HIPAA for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

April 30, 2021

Editor’s Note: This text is a transcript of the course, “Fundamentals of HIPAA for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists” Learning OutcomesAfter this course, participants wil...   Read More


20Q: Applying Complexity Research to Promote Rapid Improvement for Children Who are Highly Unintelligible

Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP

April 12, 2021

Using complexity as a guideline for careful selection of phonologic targets can support the re-organization of a child’s speech sound system. In this 20Q, learn how to apply complexity via practical...   Read More

 


COVID-19 and Dysphagia: What We Need to Know

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

March 25, 2021

This course explores causal mechanisms of swallow dysfunction in patients with COVID-19 and discusses critical information about assessment and treatment of these vulnerable patients, such as the need...   Read More

  


Language Development in Non-Mainstream Cultures

Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 17, 2021

This course discusses these differences in cultural populations such as multilingual and non-mainstream dialect-speaking children, in order to better inform assessment and intervention methods in our...   Read More


20Q: Non-Speech Oral Motor Treatments: Any evidence?

Alice Lee

March 17, 2021

The issue about whether non-speech oral motor treatments (NSOMTs) should be used in speech therapy is still controversial. This course gives a quick review of non-speech oral motor movements, a summar...   Read More

 


Decision-Making for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration - Part 2

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

March 10, 2021

This course discusses criteria, such as prognostic indicators, that are used by healthcare professionals when making ANH recommendations. Benefits and burdens of ANH vs. oral intake in various disease...   Read More


Decision Making for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration - Part 1

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

February 24, 2021

This course reviews patient and family concerns that impact the ANH decision-making process, including religious beliefs and culture. Advance directives are discussed and resources for patients/famili...   Read More