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Pearson's EBP Briefs: Wh-Question Intervention for Children With Language Disorders

Emily Diehm, PhD, CCC-SLP, Tala Abou-Dahech, MA

November 1, 2019

For a school-age child with a language disorder, what therapy strategies are effective to improve the child’s Wh-question answering abilities?   Read More

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Efficacy of Professional Development with Individualized Coaching to Enhance Educator Knowledge and Practice of Emergent Literacy Skills

Alyssa Klawiter, MA, CCC-SLP, Li Sheng, PhD

November 1, 2019

Do preschool and kindergarten teachers (P) who participate in professional development programs that focus on emergent literacy skills with built-in individualized coaching (I) compared to those who d...   Read More

Dysphagia after Traumatic Brain Injury: Treatment

Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

October 31, 2019

Traumatic brain injury is a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or a penetrating injury” (Marr & Coronado, 2004). Alteration of co...   Read More


Strengthening Students' Core Vocabulary for Powerful Communication

Trina Becker, MS, CCC-SLP

October 17, 2019

I find that thinking about vocabulary and choosing appropriate vocabulary for my AAC clients is very challenging. When you are the person responsible for choosing the words that an individual can use...   Read More


A Dementia Primer for Speech-Language Pathologists

Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD

September 11, 2019

My research is very clinical, and focuses on the individual patient and the role that hearing loss plays in successful interventions. My first study was on social isolation and hearing loss, and the s...   Read More

20Q: Early Childhood Stuttering: Less-Direct and More-Direct Treatment

J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Nina Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

September 6, 2019

In this article, the authors address the key issues in the treatment of early childhood stuttering. In particular, they describe aspects of less-direct and more-direct treatment approaches. They also...   Read More


20Q: Pediatric Voice Disorders: Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches

Susan Baker Brehm, PhD, CCC-SLP, Barbara (Derickson) Weinrich, PhD, CCC-SLP, Lisa Nelson Kelchner, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

August 21, 2019

In this article, Drs. Brehm, Weinrich, and Kelchner discuss how pediatric voice disorders differ from adult voice disorders, including differences in anatomy and etiology. This article provides inform...   Read More


SIMQ: Anatomy of a Simulation Lab

Nathan Spencer, BS, CHSOS

August 5, 2019

In this article we will be increasing our understanding of the resources needed for an optimally functioning simulation lab. Resources such as personnel, equipment and technologies will be discussed....   Read More

Suicide Awareness, Assessment and Intervention

Angela Moss, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, Nika Ball, MOT, OTR/L, ATP

August 4, 2019

My name is Angela Moss and this a topic that's near and dear to my heart and to my sister, Nika. I'd like to start with more about us and how we came to be interested in suicide awareness, assessment,...   Read More

ALS: Impact on Nutrition

Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP

August 1, 2019

In this course, we will review the nutrition factor, look at diet recommendations and the pros and cons of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube use. After this course, you should be able to...   Read More

Research Watch Report: Cognitive-Communication Intervention in Persons with Dementia

April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 26, 2019

One of the best ways for busy clinicians to stay abreast of current research is by accessing systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Systematic reviews “involve a detailed and comprehensive plan and s...   Read More

ADHD 101: Bringing Focus to the Confusion

July 24, 2019

Symptoms of ADHD, the process of making an ADHD diagnosis, and classroom interventions to support children with ADHD.   Read More

Supporting Children of Poverty: Special Considerations for the School-based SLP

Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP

July 12, 2019

This course is on poverty and school-based services. I am currently a school-based SLP in a state with 62% of students who qualify for free and reduced lunch, which is the criteria used to measure inc...   Read More


20Q: Incorporating Literacy into Early Intervention, Preschool & Home

Karen Thatcher, EdD, CCC-SLP

June 28, 2019

Literacy development begins well before children enter primary school and even before they enter preschool. In fact, between birth and the age of 3, children develop not only oral language, but also n...   Read More


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

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