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Pearson's EBP Briefs: Telepractice vs. On-Site Treatment: Are Outcomes Equivalent for School-Age Children?

Stephen Rudolph, MS, ECE, Johanna M. Rudolph, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 18, 2016

Denise, a certified speech-language pathologist (SLP), has worked full-time as an SLP in her local independent school district for the past five years. Toward the end of the school year, her director...   Read More


Pediatric Processing Disorders: Interdisciplinary Roles and Assessment, presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's

Martha Coen-Cummings, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 16, 2016

I am going to be sharing with you our experience at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the way in which we approach processing disorders. We are very fortunate in that, in the last five years, we ha...   Read More


Mandated Reporting for SLPs

Angela Sterling-Orth, MS, CCC-SLP

July 29, 2016

Thanks to everyone for gathering with me today to talk about the topic of Mandated Reporting for SLPs. The course objectives are that you will be able to explain the differences between child abuse/ne...   Read More


Children and Feeding Tubes

Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

July 27, 2016

Let's review some of the types of feeding tubes that we might come across working with pediatric patients.Central Line/TPNThe first one is TPN, total parenteral nutrition, or also called a central lin...   Read More

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Comparing the Effects of Working Memory-Based Interventions for Children with Language Impairment

Kelly Farquharson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Chelsea E. Franzluebbers, MA, CCC-SLP

July 26, 2016

Katie is a school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP) in an elementary school that serves students in kindergarten through grade 6. She has a large and diverse caseload of children with speech and...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Comparing Evidence-Based Interventions for Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Allison Ellawadi, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 26, 2016

Kathy is a seasoned speech-language pathologist who has worked extensively with preschool and school-age children who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She recently moved into a new position in wh...   Read More


Navigating the Requirements of Special Education Eligibility

Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 20, 2016

I had an opportunity to write an article for the ASHA Leader a few years ago, which stemmed from my work at the Department of Education. While there, I provided technical assistance on the issue of ch...   Read More

Navigating the Money Maze: How SLP Services are Reimbursed in Different Settings

Nancy B. Swigert, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

May 27, 2016

We are going to talk about the money maze. For clinicians, sometimes the whole concept of where money comes from is a bit removed from the fact that where the money comes from can determine what is on...   Read More


Supervision: Feedback, Criticism and Expectations

Kerri Phillips, SLP.D, CCC-SLP

May 23, 2016

Supervision is often compared to parenting. When reading the literature, you may think to yourself that it sounds like instruction on how to be a good parent. Similarly, we enter supervision having li...   Read More

Optimizing Cognition: Neuroprotective practices you need to know

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 20, 2016

My area of interest is adults with dementia and MCI so this course will have that focus. However, this information is completely relevant to any client on your caseload.If you look at the World Alzhei...   Read More


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia; Part 3: Evidence-based Treatments

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

May 17, 2016

The big question is, “Why does it matter?” What research is out there that is showing treatment to be effective? Why do we even bother? Well, 10 to 15 years ago when I started in this profession t...   Read More


Preserving Communication and Dignity at End of Life

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

April 26, 2016

The natural dying process is a natural slowing of all body systems. The process is different for every individual. It is as different, really, as the birthing process. One person's labor may be a lot...   Read More


Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia, Part 2: Where and When

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

April 26, 2016

When we are treating patients, we sometimes have a tendency to place excess disability on them. In other words, we do more for that patient than we necessarily should. We do not allow the patient to p...   Read More


Thriving in Skilled Nursing: Part 2

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

April 22, 2016

How did we get to where we are currently in the skilled nursing facility world? The way things are done currently began as a result of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987. As part of this ac...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Sleep Disorders as a Risk to Language Learning and Use

Karla K. McGregor, PhD, CCC-SLP, Rebecca Alper, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 21, 2016

When we were speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in training—one many years ago, the other mere months ago—we were taught to include questions about sleep in diagnostic interviews. But we were nev...   Read More


ADHD: Understanding Symptoms and Strengths of the Disorder

Lauren Radtke-Rounds, PhD

April 12, 2016

Myth #1: ADHD is not a real disorderThis is the first myth that I would like to bust immediately. Within my practice, I hear a lot of concerns from parents, educators, sometimes even individuals that...   Read More

Forget Me Not...Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Dementia, Part 1: Who, What and Why

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

April 6, 2016

Today, we will begin with the basics of dementia -- the who, what and why. We will classify dementia into types and look at the difference between reversible and irreversible dementia. We will disting...   Read More


Thriving in Skilled Nursing: Part 1

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

April 5, 2016

This is Part 1 of Thriving in Skilled Nursing. We could spend a whole day speaking about the issues specific to the skilled nursing environment. My hope is to lay a strong foundation in regards to the...   Read More


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Target Selection in Speech Therapy: Is a Non-Developmental Approach More Efficient Than a Developmental Approach?

Sherine R. Tambyraja, PhD, Jennifer T. Dunkle, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 5, 2016

Jane is a speech-language pathologist (SLP) in a rural school district in the Midwestern United States. She has 15 years of clinical experience, 13 of those working in the public school setting. Jane...   Read More

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Making Evidence-Based Decisions Regarding Service Delivery for School-age Students Participating in Narrative Intervention

Jayne Brandel, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 5, 2016

Clinical Question: Do students with language disorders and those who have low language skills benefit more from classroom-based instruction on narratives or from instruction outside of the classroom t...   Read More