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How can I help other team members understand how speech, language, and cognition contribute to communication difficulties in the inpatient setting?

Elizabeth K. Hanson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Joanne Lasker, PhD, CCC-SLP, Laura Ball, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 2, 2023

How can I help other team members understand how speech, language, and cognition contribute to communication difficulties in the inpatient setting?   Read More


Role of the SLP in Pediatric AAC Service Delivery

Jennifer Kent-Walsh, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA, Cathy Binger, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 29, 2021

What roles do SLPs play in pediatric AAC service delivery?   Read More


Diagnosing Rett Syndrome

Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 23, 2020

How is Rett syndrome diagnosed?   Read More


Stages of Communication Development in AAC

Trina Becker, MS, CCC-SLP

November 18, 2019

What are the stages of communication development in AAC?   Read More


Using the iPad® as a Dedicated SGD

Angela Sterling-Orth, MS, CCC-SLP

February 13, 2017

What are some of the considerations for using an iPad® as a speech generating device (SGD)?   Read More

Voice and Message Banking

Kim Winter, MA, CCC-SLP

October 27, 2016

What is the difference between voice banking and message banking?   Read More


Suggestions for Students Who Repeatedly Tap on an iDevice

Stephanie Meehan, PhD, CCC-SLP

August 10, 2015

What are some suggestions for students who repeatedly tap on an iDevice, almost like a stim behavior or an OCD behavior?   Read More


Language Facilitation Strategies for AAC

Stephanie Meehan, MA, CCC-SLP

July 20, 2015

What are the most helpful language facilitation strategies to use with AAC?   Read More


AAC Assessment with Nonverbal Children

Stephanie Meehan, MA, CCC-SLP

June 8, 2015

How do you do an AAC assessment with children who are nonverbal with little to no receptive-expressive language, decreased attention span, and decreased joint attention?   Read More


Core Words versus Fringe Vocabulary

Kristi Murphy, M.A., CCC-SLP

March 9, 2015

What is the difference between core words and fringe vocabulary?   Read More


Can I Bill for Multiple Evaluations?

Dee Adams Nikjeh, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

June 16, 2014

I have one hour allotted for evaluation. My facility is “encouraging” me to bill for multiple evaluations, fluency and speech sound production or speech and feeding (which is a clinical s...   Read More


Random versus Meaningful Selections on AAC Devices - How to tell the difference

Kristi Murphy, M.A., CCC-SLP

September 13, 2013

How do you know when an individual is making meaningful choices on an AAC device?   Read More

AAC Options to Assist with Verbalization

Kristi Murphy, M.A., CCC-SLP

August 26, 2013

What AAC devices do you think would be a good choice if parents want to move on from PECS™? Do you think PECS helps teach verbalization?   Read More

The Use of Drawing as a Therapeutic Technique in Aphasia Therapy

Sarah E Wallace, Ph.D.

March 19, 2012

How can drawing be considered compensatory and restorative in aphasia therapy?   Read More


Denial of Claim for an SGD

Lewis Golinker, Esq.

October 10, 2011

What should I do if a claim I submitted for a client to receive an SGD was denied due to an error I wrote in the report? Should I complete a new AAC evaluation and start the process over?   Read More

Charging for Services

Lewis Golinker, Esq.

June 27, 2011

I have been contacted a few times by speech‑language pathologists from a school who have come to our clinic for an AAC evaluation. The school has always paid for that AAC evaluation. But I'm n...   Read More

Social Acceptance of AAC Use

Sarah E Wallace, Ph.D.

April 18, 2011

Has there been research of social acceptance of using AAC in groups? I'm finding a very high rejection rate. There seems to be a social stigma.   Read More


Funding for AAC Assessments

Patricia Ourand, M.S.,CCC-SLP

May 17, 2010

Is the funding source critical to the successful outcome of an AAC assessment?   Read More

Family Guidance with AAC Devices

Kristi Murphy, M.A.,CCC-SLP

April 5, 2010

I have a family who has access to Boardmaker and other Low Tech AAC devices. The family is moving "full-steam ahead" with wanting their child to use these types of devices, however I feel the child is...   Read More

Cognitive Prerequisites Not Required for AAC Use

Patricia Ourand, M.S.,CCC-SLP

March 15, 2010

Can an individual with severe cognitive impairment use an AAC device?   Read More


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