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How Science Informs Ethical Decision-Making: Application to Case Studies

Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 13, 2021

This course applies the science of decision-making to case studies of ethical dilemmas that speech-language pathologists may experience, by providing an ethical decision-making framework and strategie...   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

 


Incorporating Animal-Assisted Therapy into Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Practice: An Overview

Sharon Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 21, 2020

A review of practical guidelines related to incorporating animal-assisted therapy into clinical practice.   Read More

     


Animal Assisted Therapy in Communication Sciences and Disorders: The State of the Evidence

Sharon Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 11, 2020

This course will review the evidence base for animal-assisted therapy (AAT), including discussion of areas where further research is needed, and will describe uses of AAT in speech-language treatment...   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

 


Struggling Adolescent Writers: Syntactical Characteristics and Considerations

Lynne Telesca, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 4, 2020

This course discusses the syntactical complexities of written language and reasons why adolescents struggle with writing. It identifies the characteristics of adolescents who are struggling with synta...   Read More

 


Decision-Making: What Science Tells Us About Approaching Ethical Dilemmas

Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 20, 2020

This course will review the science of decision-making and how factors such as bias, cognitive dissonance, willful blindness, and “group think” may have an adverse influence on our ability to make...   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

  


Evidence-Based Practice Decisions in Child Language Assessment

Katrina Fulcher-Rood, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 17, 2020

This course will present research regarding the current assessment practices of school-based speech-language pathologists, as well as providing evidence-based recommendations for optimizing assessment...   Read More


Supporting Clients and Families Living with Moderate to Severe Aphasia

November 16, 2020

Editor's Note: This text is a transcript of the course, Supporting Clients and Families Living with Moderate to Severe Aphasia, presented by Katie Strong, PhD, CCC-SLP. Learning OutcomesAfter this...   Read More


External Cognitive Aids for Adults with Acquired Cognitive Deficits

Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 11, 2020

Editor's Note: This text is a transcript of the course, External Cognitive Aids for Adults with Acquired Cognitive Deficits, presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP.Learning OutcomesAfter this co...   Read More

 


Research Watch Report: Telepractice in Aphasia

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 5, 2020

COVID-19 has created an increased need for telepractice services. While some SLPs and their clients are comfortable with the telepractice model, SLPs who provide services to adults with neurogenic lan...   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

 


Embedding Intervention Strategies into Everyday Activities of Infants/Toddlers and Their Families

Juliann Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 14, 2020

While embedded intervention is logically appealing and commonly accepted as a recommended practice, implementation often lacks the intentionality and sufficiency necessary to facilitate child progress...   Read More

 


Dementia Diaries Part 3: Evidence-Based Intervention

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

October 7, 2020

We need the background and the history of the different types of dementia and the different stages. That gives us our foundation. But this course goes into the evidence-based intervention component an...   Read More


Adult Aural Rehabilitation: Indications and Assessment

Lindsay Zombek, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

October 7, 2020

This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Adults receiving cochlear implants require aural rehabilitation, though it is not always recommended as frequently as it is for children. This course will examine...   Read More

  


Sleep: The Challenge of Aging

Teresa Fair-field, OTD, OTR/L

October 5, 2020

Do we accept that disrupted sleep is "normal" in the elderly? What is understood about the nature of those sleep difficulties? This course will discuss specific sleep challenges in the elderly as well...   Read More


Dementia Diaries Part 2: Staging on the Severity Continuum

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

October 2, 2020

Why should we use dementia staging? Well, it is our roadmap for how we should treat a patient. It allows us to know what deficits the patient has because each stage of decline has a set of characteris...   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