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20Q: Dynamics of School-Based Speech and Language Therapy Variables

Kelly Farquharson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Anne Reed, MS, CCC-SLP

January 5, 2022

The dynamics of speech and language therapy variables such as session frequency, intervention intensity, and dosage are reviewed. Additionally, how SLP-level variables, such as job satisfaction and ca...   Read More

   


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

  


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

 


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

  


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

 


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

   


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

 


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

 


20Q: Teletherapy Basics for School-Age Children

Sara Smith, MS, CCC-SLP, Diana Parafiniuk, MS, CCC-SLP, Diana Martin, MS, CCC-SLP

February 10, 2021

This course addresses how to complete SLP responsibilities and ensure HIPAA compliance when working remotely in teletherapy.   Read More

 


20Q: Criteria for Diagnosing Apraxia of Speech (AOS) in Adults

Katarina Haley, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 11, 2021

Apraxia of Speech (AOS) is a neurologic speech disorder that causes an impairment in the ability to program and coordinate sensorimotor commands, which are necessary for the production of normal speec...   Read More

 


20Q: Putting Research into Practice: Application of Voice Science In the Therapy Room

Ryan Branski, PhD, Shirley Gherson, CCC-SLP

December 10, 2020

This article addresses real-life scenarios speech pathologists often come across when providing therapy to a patient with a voice disorder. Evidence-based treatment strategies and principles are discu...   Read More

 


20Q: Understanding Sensory Integration and Processing

Virginia Spielmann, MSc OT, PhD(C), Carrie Dishlip, MS, CCC-SLP

November 20, 2020

In this article, the authors will discuss how to recognize the role of sensory integration and processing in development. They will also talk about common patterns of sensory integration and processin...   Read More

  


20Q: A Comprehensive Pre-assessment Process for Differentiating Language Difference from Language Impairment in English Learners in Schools - Part 2

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

October 15, 2020

In this article, Dr. Roseberry will describe what is meant by Response to Intervention (RtI) and explain its components. She will then describe practical strategies for carrying out RtI with English l...   Read More

  


20Q: A Comprehensive Pre-assessment Process for Differentiating Language Difference from Language Impairment in English Learners in Schools - Part 1

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

October 15, 2020

Immigrants play a huge role in fueling the U.S. economy. In fact, studies have shown that immigrants are more likely than native-born Americans to start and own businesses. Although immigration is goo...   Read More

 


20Q: Face Masks and Communication - Implications for SLPs

Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD

October 2, 2020

A Q & A discussion of how face masks may impact communication in healthcare settings, particularly for people with hearing loss. In addition, this article reviews strategies for SLPs and other health...   Read More

 


20Q: Addressing the Needs of Children and Teens with Traumatic Brain Injury

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 15, 2020

In this 20Q article, Dr. Ciccia answers questions regarding the prevalence of TBI and concussion in children and teens, and the communication issues that occur as a result. She provides very valuable...   Read More

 


20Q: Modern Hearing Aids - A Primer for Speech-Language Pathologists

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

August 17, 2020

According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), approximately 15% of American adults (about 37.5 million) report some difficulty hearing and about 28.8 milli...   Read More

 


20Q: Bilingual Service Delivery: Where Do I Start?

Kelly Jackson, MS, CCC-SLP

July 17, 2020

Did you know that, unlike most other countries, the United States does not have an official language? It’s true. Although the most commonly spoken language in the United States is English, our count...   Read More

 


20Q: Goal and Treatment Selection in Aphasia in 20 Sessions or Less

Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 10, 2020

In this article, Dr. Hinckley will discuss Goal Attainment Scaling and provide examples of activity-focused therapy goals. She will then describe characteristics of activity-focused therapy. Finally,...   Read More

 


20Q: Focusing on Academic Language in Preparing Preschoolers with Foundations for Later Reading Development

Anne van Kleeck, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2020

We all know that children need to develop oral language skills before they are able to learn to read. Oral language development occurs when the child is exposed to casual talk (CT) in the environment....   Read More