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Articles for SLP CEUs

ALS: Medications and Oral Care

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

June 6, 2019

ALS is one of the progressive, debilitating neurodegenerative diseases, so it’s important to know what is available as far as medications and complementary alternative medications. Many times, patie...   Read More

ALS: Advantages and Disadvantages of Exercise

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

June 4, 2019

In this Part 2 course, we will be looking at exercise with the ALS population. Part 3 will cover the impact of nutrition. I will discuss diet recommendations and pros and cons of PEG tube usage for in...   Read More

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

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