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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, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow

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, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow

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

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 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


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