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How to Conduct an Assessment that is Focused on the Client’s Preferred Activity

Jackie Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP

November 30, 2020

How do I conduct an assessment that is focused on the client’s preferred activity?   Read More

 


Discourse in Aphasia Rehabilitation

Tricia Olea Santos, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 29, 2018

Why should discourse be considered in aphasia rehabilitation?   Read More

 


Changes to Healthcare that Impact Rehabilitation

October 23, 2017

What are some of the current changes to the healthcare industry that will directly impact rehabilitation disciplines, especially speech-language pathology?   Read More

     


Involving Families in Aphasia Treatment

Jennifer Kerr, MS, CCC-SLP

November 14, 2016

How can families be involved in treatment for persons with aphasia?   Read More

  


Ensuring Patients and Families Understand Medical Instructions

Michelle Tristani, MS, CCC-SLP

September 23, 2016

How can I help ensure a patient and his or her family understand medical instructions?   Read More

    


Service Delivery Models for Clients with Cognitive-Communication Disorders

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

May 18, 2016

What service delivery models are typically used with clients with cognitive-communication disorders?   Read More

  


Primary Progressive Aphasia

Michael de Riesthal, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 15, 2015

What is Primary Progressive Aphasia?   Read More

  


Measuring Quality of Life

Nancy Alarcon, MS, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

May 11, 2015

What is Quality of Life (QOL) and how can it be measured?   Read More

  


Principles of Constraint-Induced Treatment

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2015

What are the main principles of constraint-induced treatment?   Read More

  


Recovery versus Compensation

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 6, 2014

How do you differentiate between recovery and compensation during therapy?   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

       


What Qualifies as an Actual Treatment Visit

Shelly Mesure, M.S., OTR/L

November 4, 2013

If a patient refuses therapy on one of their treatment days and the therapist documents this, would that count as a visit for five consecutive days since the therapist did attempt and documented that...   Read More

   


The Difference Between Interpersonal Monitoring & Self-monitoring

November 5, 2012

What is the difference between interpersonal monitoring and self-monitoring?   Read More

  


What is Semantic Jargon

George Fluharty, M.A., CCC-SLP

September 24, 2012

Can you provide an example of what semantic jargon is, and what areas of the brain are typically associated with semantic jargon?   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

 


Starting an Aphasia Support Group

Barbara B. Shadden, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

November 28, 2011

I would love to start an aphasia support group at my hospital or even in the community. What are some steps to start the process? Are there any approvals from the doctors, psychologist or other prof...   Read More

 


Ongoing Support with Technology

Denise McCall, M.A., CCC-SLP

November 7, 2011

With technology - the apps and devices - a lot of clients may need ongoing support into the future. What are some of the methods that can be used to provide that ongoing support, to provide them with...   Read More

 


Participating in Aphasia Support Groups

Barbara B. Shadden, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

October 17, 2011

What are some of the reasons caregivers might resist participating in an aphasia support group?   Read More

 


Aphasia Scripts and Patients with Auditory Comprehension Deficits

Audrey Holland, Ph.D.

August 15, 2011

How can I teach scripts to persons with aphasia who are unable to read and have impaired auditory comprehension?   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