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Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Healthcare Triple Aim

Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

June 5, 2020

I'm really excited to talk about a topic that most people ask what the Triple Aim is and how does it apply to us? A friend actually asked why I like to speak on such a boring topic and that stuck with...   Read More


Research Watch Report: Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Acquired Apraxia of Speech

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 14, 2020

Acquired apraxia of speech (AOS) is a motor speech disorder that results in decreased intelligibility and impaired prosody. Specifically, AOS results from damage to the motor planning and programming...   Read More


Back to Basics: Applying Clinical Reasoning to the Clinical Swallow Assessment

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

May 7, 2020

I am thrilled to be talking about clinical assessment because this is one of my favorite topics. This course will help you apply some actual clinical reasoning to the clinical assessment process. I am...   Read More


20Q: Focusing on Academic Language in Preparing Preschoolers with Foundations for Later Reading Development

Anne van Kleeck, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 1, 2020

We all know that children need to develop oral language skills before they are able to learn to read. Oral language development occurs when the child is exposed to casual talk (CT) in the environment....   Read More


Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Workers During Coronavirus

April 28, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique challenges. We are navigating unchartered waters with this virus, making it important to find new ways to work and interact while also taking ca...   Read More

Stress, Trauma and Mindfulness: Self-Care for Healthcare Professionals

Nicole Steward, MSW, RYT

April 22, 2020

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain and tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Being stressed is not a normal state, even though it may feel like it in today's wor...   Read More

20Q: Dementia - Evidence-Based Strategies for Quality of Life Interventions

Linda S. Carozza, PhD, CCC-SLP, Alexandra Seigies, BS

April 10, 2020

Dementia is a general term that is used to refer to a variety of conditions that result in a progressive decline in an individual’s cognitive functions. Dementia can affect memory, judgment, problem...   Read More

Back to Basics: Swallow Screening: How, when, and who,

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

March 31, 2020

Let's first define an assessment. We typically want our assessment to be consistent with the World Health Organization (WHO) framework, which addresses three levels of assessment. You are probably fam...   Read More


Communication and Independence for the Young Adult with Autism

Lisa R. Audet, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 25, 2020

To create a common ground, the new DSM has just one diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with three levels of ASD. Level 1 includes individuals who need the least amount of support and can also...   Read More

Back to Basics: Goal Writing for School-based SLPs

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

February 26, 2020

In this course, I am going to discuss goal writing. You probably won’t hear anything that you haven’t already heard. My hope is that it will help us regroup and do what’s best for our students a...   Read More


Supporting Infants With Visual Impairment With Feeding

February 12, 2020

We will discuss the developmental characteristics of children with visual impairments and specifically how these children develop trust in the feeding relationship. Strategies for breast and bottle fe...   Read More

20Q: Being Brave - How to Overcome Selective Mutism

Aimee Kotrba, PhD, Molly Schofield, BS

February 12, 2020

Shy, as defined by Google, is “being reserved or having or showing nervousness or timidity in the company of other people.” Shyness, as defined by Wikipedia, is “the feeling of apprehension, lac...   Read More


A Watched Pot Never Boils: Why Observing Swallowing is Unsuccessful and Risky

Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

February 10, 2020

“A watched pot never boils.” We have all heard that expression, right? It refers to that feeling that time goes very slowly when you are anxiously waiting for something to happen. We all know watc...   Read More

20Q: Important Aspects of Diversity and Culture in Speech-Language Pathology Services

Marlene B. Salas-Provance, PhD, MHA

January 29, 2020

Because of the increasing diversity in our population, the ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across cultures is more important than ever before. Therefore, I...   Read More


ICF Framework and Narrative-Based Interventions: Lessons from a Care Provider Turned Cancer Patient

Janelle Lamontagne, M.Sc., R.CCC-SLP

January 22, 2020

I have a very personal reason for being passionate about narrative-based practice. Two years ago, my life took a very drastic turn when I went from being the healthcare provider to the patient. On May...   Read More

The Effects of Stress and Trauma on Language Development

Joy D. Osofsky, PhD

December 18, 2019

I am going to talk with you about trauma and its effects on language development. I recently attended an all-day summit about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) sponsored by a division within the Am...   Read More


Anxious Eaters and Anxious Mealtimes

November 26, 2019

This practical webinar will identify who are anxious eaters and outline sensitive and systematic ways to support these worried eaters and their families in mealtime peace and expanding diets. The appr...   Read More

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Neurodiversity and Speech-Language Pathology - Thinking Differently

Mary Alice Keller, MA, CCC-SLP

November 25, 2019

I am a practicing speech pathologist and I've also been involved in the disability community for much longer than I've been practicing. I really love being a speech pathologist and most of my backgrou...   Read More

Research Watch Report: Quality of Life, Communication, and Swallowing in Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 19, 2019

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive motor neuron disease that affects approximately 16,000 people in the United States at any given time (ALS Association, 2019). No effective treatmen...   Read More


20Q: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Dysphagia

Claire Kane Miller, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

November 14, 2019

It gives me great pleasure to introduce this article on Pediatric Dysphagia, written by my colleague and good friend, Dr. Claire Miller, PhD, MHA, CCC-SLP. I have had the privilege of working closely...   Read More


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