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20Q: Speech Sound Disorders in Children: What's New?

A. Lynn Williams, PhD, CCC-SLP, Elise Baker, PhD, CPSP, FSPA

May 30, 2019

The vast majority of pediatric speech-language pathologists (SLPs) evaluate and treat speech sound disorders (SSDs). For these SLPs to ensure that they are providing evidence-based practice, they shou...   Read More

  


SIMQ: Common Misconceptions About Simulations

May 25, 2019

This SimQ article addresses some of the common misconceptions surrounding the use of simulations.   Read More


Aspiration Pneumonia: It's Not Just Aspiration

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

May 8, 2019

I would like to start with defining pneumonia. Pneumonia is a lung infection with a number of different potential causes. It can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or less commonly, a fungal agent. The s...   Read More

 


Pearson's EBP Briefs: Effects of stuttering treatment: A systematic review of single-subject experimental design studies

Kimberly Murza, PhD, CCC-SLP, Martine Vanryckeghem, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, Chad Nye, PhD, Anu Subramanian, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2019

Malia has been a speech-language pathologist for 20 years and has worked in a variety of settings with individuals of all ages. Five years ago, Malia joined a private practice specializing in fluency....   Read More


Entrepreneurship for the SLP Professional, Part 1

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

April 22, 2019

This is a two-part series, and in Part 1 we will define the roles between a tradesperson and business owner, look at various legal structures and weigh the pros and cons of cash versus insurance based...   Read More

 


20Q: Language Development and Its Clinical Applications

Nina Capone Singleton, PhD, CCC-SLP, Brian B. Shulman, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 15, 2019

If you are a pediatric speech-language pathologist or if you are a parent or a grandparent of an infant or toddler, you will be particularly interested in this 20Q article entitled Language Developmen...   Read More

  


Delivering Culturally Competent Care: Strategies for Clinicians

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

April 4, 2019

During this course, we are going to define cultural and linguistic competency. I will shorten that to “cultural competency” throughout the rest of the session rather than saying the longer full ph...   Read More

    


20Q: Counseling Families of Children with Communication Disorders

David Luterman, EdD, CCC-SLP

April 4, 2019

The field of speech-language pathology is very broad. Some of us work with infants, some work with school-aged children, and others work with adults. Most of us tend to specialize, or at least focus,...   Read More

 


Health Literacy: Effective Client Communication and Education

March 26, 2019

Health literacy is the ability to read, compute, understand, and act on health information, to make informed decisions. Low health literacy is a serious threat to the wellbeing of persons seeking medi...   Read More


Research Watch Report: "Intensive" Evidence-Based Aphasia Interventions

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 12, 2019

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD, 2015), about 1 million people in the United States are currently living with aphasia. ASHA’s (2017) data sug...   Read More

  


Increasing Student Participation in the IEP Process

Kelly Ott, M.Ed, MHS, CCC-SLP

March 8, 2019

The concept of student-driven IEPs has been growing. In the last decade, there's been a lot of increased discussion amongst educators about including students and increasing their participation in the...   Read More


How to Advocate for Students with IEPs through Professional Role Empowerment Strategies

Lara L. Wakefield, PhD, CCC-SLP

February 27, 2019

This text is a transcript of the webinar, How to Advocate for Students with IEPs through Professional Role Empowerment Strategies, presented by Lara L. Wakefield, PhD, CCC-SLP.Learning OutcomesAfter t...   Read More


Increasing Student Self-Determination

Kelly Ott, M.Ed, MHS, CCC-SLP

February 25, 2019

Self-determination has several definitions in the literature. Field, Marlin, Miller, Ward, and Wehmeyer (1998) define self-determination as a “combination of skills, knowledge, and beliefs that enab...   Read More


Pharmacology and Swallowing

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

February 19, 2019

I am going to spend some time talking about pharmacology and swallowing. I am a speech pathologist in a hospital setting and work in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Those of you who do inpatie...   Read More

 


20Q: Speech Sound Disorders: "Old" and "New" Tools

Carol Koch, EdD, CCC-SLP

February 18, 2019

Understanding the basis of speech sound disorders and choosing appropriate interventions for treatment can be very challenging for pediatric speech-language pathologists. Therefore, I am delighted tha...   Read More

 


Skilled Nursing Facility State Survey Process - Providing Person-Centered Care

February 11, 2019

I began, and have continued my career in skilled nursing facilities, and can say that over the past 13 years there have been some really positive changes in the culture in long-term care facilities. B...   Read More


Differential Diagnosis of the Dysarthrias: An Innovative Case Analysis Approach

Paul G. Blanchet, PhD, CCC-SLP

February 4, 2019

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the process of differential diagnosis of the dysarthrias using an innovative case analysis approach. Using a simple acronym, the clinician integrates the ava...   Read More


SIMQ: Telesupervision

January 28, 2019

In this SimQ article, we will focus on the impact of this change and offer ways to assure that students are obtaining clinical clock hours in a manner that complies with the standard.   Read More


Dismissal Decisions and Student Motivation: When is dismissal the answer?

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

January 24, 2019

In this course, we are going to be talking about dismissal decisions and student motivation. When is dismissal the answer? This is one of the most perplexing pieces that we do as speech-language patho...   Read More


Supervising SLPAs: Serving Clients and Extending the Profession

Sheila King, MS, CCC-SLP

January 11, 2019

My hope is that you find something that you can take back and use with renewed enthusiasm for taking on the challenge of being a supervisor. It can be very challenging, but it also can be very rewardi...   Read More

 


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