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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


Perspective-Taking: Understanding Challenges, Fears and Joys of Parents of Children with Special Needs

Christy Jones-Hudson, MA, IMH-E®

June 14, 2021

Learn about serving and working with diverse populations including parents of children with special needs.   Read More


Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

Kathy Pillow-Price, EdD

June 14, 2021

Learn about burnout, compassion fatigue, and secondary trauma and how they can be prevented.   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


Post-Extubation Dysphagia: Critical Information for Critical Patients

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

February 12, 2021

Intubation provides access to mechanical ventilation for critically ill patients, but what happens when the patient is extubated? This course provides information about risk factors for and causes and...   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


Payment for SLP Services: Navigating Payer Sources, Payment Systems, & Practice Settings

Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

January 29, 2021

This course defines and illustrates the interrelationship of payer guidelines (e.g., coverage, supervision), the specific payment system (e.g., prospective payment, fee-for-service), and practice sett...   Read More

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


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