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Treatment of Patients with Low-Level Cognitive Function

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

October 30, 2017

This is Part Two of a two-part series that will provide guidance on the assessment and treatment of individuals who present with low-level cognitive functioning. Part Two will examine evidence-based p...   Read More

Evidence-Based Practices in Selecting & Using Standardized Tests: Considerations for Speech Testing

Stacey L. Pavelko, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 18, 2017

Today’s course is going to focus on some considerations when testing for speech sound disorders. First, we are going to cover issues of reliability, validity and diagnostic accuracy as they relate t...   Read More


20Q: Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): Diagnosis and Treatment

Amy Skinder-Meredith, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 13, 2017

This 20Q article provides some key facts regarding the common characteristics of CAS and how CAS can be differentiated from dysarthria or a phonological delay or disorder. Dr. Skinder-Meredith offers...   Read More


Justifying Speech-Language Pathology Services in a Turbulent Health Care Environment

Robyn Earley, MA, CCC-SLP

October 4, 2017

Change is one constant in healthcare. And the thing that I have noticed ever since I joined the field of speech pathology as a clinical fellow (CF) is that change is constant, whether it be changes in...   Read More


Curriculum-Based Assessment & Intervention for Students with Brain Injury

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

October 4, 2017

When we think about brain injuries, many of us envision traumatic brain injuries (TBI) that occur in events like car accidents, or in cases of assault. Another type of brain injury, considered to be a...   Read More

Assessment of Patients with Low-Level Cognitive Function (Part 1)

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

September 27, 2017

My hope is to shed some light and insight on assessment for patients with low-level cognitive function based on my clinical experience and what is allowed per regulations. This is Part 1 of a two-part...   Read More

Autism & Safety: Keeping Individuals with Autism Safe in Their Homes and Communities

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

September 20, 2017

The following presentation guides the participant through tips on how to prevent elopement in individuals with autism, along with how to create a plan if a child wanders from a safe place.   Read More

Service Delivery: Thinking Outside the Box

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

August 30, 2017

We are going to be talking about a variety of different service delivery options that can be used in your school-based practice. I love the current job that I have because I get to interact with so ma...   Read More

Functional Treatment for Acquired Brain Injury in Inpatient Rehabilitation

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

August 30, 2017

First, we will start with the mechanisms and symptoms of acquired brain injury (ABI). ABI is a true health crisis in the United States. Statistics show that in 2013, there were 2.5 million people who...   Read More

Research Watch Report, Issue 4

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 23, 2017

Children who enter school speaking a non-mainstream dialect must quickly learn to dialect shift (a.k.a “code-switch”). Similar to bilingual children, they have two sets of syntactic, semantic, mor...   Read More


Research Watch Report, Issue 3

Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 19, 2017

Reading programs generally feature many components, any of which could contribute to teaching literacy skills. The Orton-Gillingham approach (upon which several popular reading programs are based) is...   Read More


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


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