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Promoting the 3:1 Caseload Model Effectively

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

July 11, 2017

This text-based course is a transcript of the webinar, Promoting the 3:1 Caseload Model Effectively, presented by Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP.Learning ObjectivesAfter this course, participants will be ab...   Read More

Research Watch Report, Issue 2

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 26, 2017

Peer Communication Support for Teen AAC Users ​This article identified a method for increasing peer communication in middle-school AAC users. The treatment program consisted of three pre-interventio...   Read More


SLP Considerations in Pain Management

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP, Vienna Lafrenz, PhD

June 21, 2017

Epidemiology of PainThe Ethics and Health Policy Related to Pain emphasizes that medical professionals (including allied health professionals) must ask the following questions to effectively manage pa...   Read More


20Q: Early Childhood Stuttering: Background and Assessment

J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Nina Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

June 14, 2017

As the first article for the new monthly 20Q (20 Questions) series for SpeechPathology.com, I am delighted that Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA and Nina A. Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Auditory-Verbal Therapy as an Intervention Approach for Children Who are Deaf: A Review of the Evidence

Lisa Bowers, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 12, 2017

Luanne is a mother of three children ages six, four, and five months. Her youngest child, Olivia, failed her newborn hearing screening and was later diagnosed with a bilateral sensorineural hearing lo...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Do Patients Treated for Voice Therapy With Telepractice Show Similar Changes in Voice Outcome Measures as Patients Treated Face-to-Face?

Balaji Rangarathnam, PhD, CCC-SLP, Gary H. McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP, Haley Gilroy, MS, CF-SLP

June 1, 2017

Clinical ScenarioLB is a 47-year-old singer who performs in a nightclub three nights a week for about eight hours each night. He developed concerns with his voice characterized by complaints of vocal...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: An Evidence-Based Approach to Teach Inferential Language During Interactive Storybook Reading With Young Children

Elizabeth Kelley, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 1, 2017

Kate is a speech-language pathologist who works in an elementary school serving many children from low-income families. As part of her practice, she works with kindergarten children, many who have lim...   Read More


Our Aging Patients: Ethical Decision-making With the Aging Population

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

June 1, 2017

Ethics is currently a hot topic in the field. According to Kumer and colleagues, ethics is defined as a moral philosophy or a set of moral principles that determine what is right, good, virtuous, true...   Read More


Our Aging Patients: The Aging Swallow

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

May 23, 2017

Presbyphagia is the decline in swallowing that is associated with normal aging, and normal aging changes are not considered a disorder. However, when you add in secondary factors, multiple medical com...   Read More


Our Aging Patients: Effects of Aging on Communication

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

May 19, 2017

As we discuss the effects of aging on communication, we will address voice, speech, language, and cognition. Normal Aging FactorsThere are several factors associated with the aging voice (a.k.a presby...   Read More

Our Aging Patients: How to Handle End of Life Conversations

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

May 3, 2017

Ethical Considerations for End of LifeThe University of Washington Department of Bioethics says that there are four topics by which every problem in ethics should be judged. I call them “the WHs,”...   Read More

Social-Pragmatic Language Group Treatment for Adolescents with Language Impairments and Psychiatric Diagnoses

Christine Lackey, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, Adam Diggs, MA, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2017

This seminar is the third in a series of presentations for SLPs working with children and adolescents with social-emotional-behavioral disorders. The first course covers some of the mental health diag...   Read More


Burnout Be Gone: Finding Wholeness Again

Melissa Page Deutsch, MS, CCC-SLP, CPCC, ACC

April 24, 2017

I became interested in the concept of “burnout” because, as a speech pathologist and a coach, I feel like my mission is to help people find what is inside of them that can help them to live their...   Read More


Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Differentiating Stuttering Persistence and Recovery

Ellen M. Kelly, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 19, 2017

This is a very exciting time to talk about this topic, especially in the last few years. More and more researchers are obtaining information about what is happening in young children who stutter over...   Read More

Research Watch Report, Issue 1

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 14, 2017

The following is the December 2016 issue of research reviews for pediatric and school-based SLPs, written by Meredith Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP. Each month, Dr. Harold accesses the top 50 research journals...   Read More


Decision Making for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration, Part 2

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

March 30, 2017

This course is a transcript of the webinar, Decision Making for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration, Part 2, presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP. Learning Objectives List at least 3 criteria utilize...   Read More


Decision Making for Alternate Nutrition and Hydration, Part 1

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

March 23, 2017

With artificial nutrition and hydration, there is usually a choice between an NG tube versus a PEG tube. In my area, NG tubes are generally placed when a patient has initial dysphagia from a stroke or...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Which AAC Interface Design Facilitates Communicative Interactions for Persons With Nonfluent Aphasia?

Kris L. Brock, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 16, 2017

Rico is a seasoned practitioner responsible for (a) providing services to individuals with acquired neurological communication disorders and (b) supervising student clinicians in a bustling urban outp...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Evidence-Based Intervention for Individuals with Acquired Apraxia of Speech

Angela Van Sickle, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 16, 2017

Carole is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) working in the outpatient department of a stroke rehabilitation center. She recently evaluated Joyce, a 70-year-old female patient, who demonstrated sever...   Read More

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Effects of Bolus Size on Swallow Safety: A Systematic Review of External Evidence

Karen Rizzo, MA, CCC-SLP, Leah Mong, MS, CF-SLP, Natalie Howard Day, MS, CF-SLP, Isla Katz, MS, CF-SLP, Morgan Helser, MS, CF-SLP, Donna Scarborough, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

March 16, 2017

Megan, a 9-year-old female, has an extensive medical history (see Appendix to view full medical history) that has led to a diagnosis of a swallowing disorder, or oropharyngeal dysphagia. Oral dysphagi...   Read More


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