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Using the MoCA in a Home Healthcare Setting

Kim McCullough, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

March 5, 2013

I work in a home healthcare setting. Would the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA; Nasreddine et al., 2005) be a good tool to use at evaluation and then later at discharge to get improvement measure...   Read More

Use of Distributed Practice for Intervention of SSD

Steven L. Skelton, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

February 20, 2013

When working with children with speech sound disorders, does distributive practice improve or enhance performance?   Read More


Therapists Specializing in Selective Mutism

Joleen R. Fernald, M.S., CCC-SLP

February 11, 2013

Are there family therapists who specialize in children with Selective Mutism?   Read More

Eye Gaze versus Eye Tracking

Theresa Bartolotta, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

February 4, 2013

Are eye gaze and eye tracking synonymous?   Read More

Spanish PLS-4

Nancy Castilleja, M.A., CCC-SLP

January 28, 2013

Is it true that low scores on both English and Spanish PLS-4 do not necessarily mean that the child had a disorder?   Read More


Common Core State Standards

Lissa Power-deFur, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

January 22, 2013

Are the skills we support mentioned or addressed throughout the Common Core Standards?   Read More

Oral Care Protocol

Susan Horton, M.S., CCC-SLP

January 14, 2013

Are there any diagnoses that call for specific oral care protocol?   Read More


Early Regression of Milestones in Rett Syndrome

Theresa Bartolotta, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

January 8, 2013

If Rett is a continuum, would it be possible for the early regression to occur earlier than 6 months?   Read More

Proper Discharge Note

Michelle Tristani, M.S., CCC-SLP

December 26, 2012

Does performing a screening and then writing on the screen/report, “No skilled ST services are necessary” suffice as a discharge of a standing order?   Read More


Resources for Twice Gifted

Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP

November 26, 2012

Is there a resource you recommend for twice gifted?   Read More

Cognitive Retraining Software

Susan M. Curfman, MA, CCC-SLP

November 19, 2012

Are cognitive retraining software products such as Luminosity, Brain Fitness, Brain Train considered to be useful for training compensatory strategies or are they more of a restorative type of therapy...   Read More

What is a Pocketalker ®?

Nicole Marrone, Ph.D., CCC-A

November 12, 2012

What is a Pocketalker ®?   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 the MoCA?

Michelle Bourgeois, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

October 29, 2012

What is the MoCA?   Read More

ADHD & Children Who Stutter

Corrin Richels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

October 22, 2012

Is progress in therapy typically reduced for children with stuttering who also have ADHD?   Read More

Chunking Vs. Categorizing

Susan M. Curfman, MA, CCC-SLP

October 15, 2012

What is the difference between chunking and categorizing?   Read More

Recommendations for Adults with NVLD

Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP

October 8, 2012

Do you have any recommendations for an adult who has never received treatment for a nonverbal language disability? How are services covered and what is the prognosis?   Read More

22q.11 & AAC

October 1, 2012

Do you recommended use of a visual communication device, communication book or iPad® as a means of a child's communication or serve as another cueing technique such as for pacing and expanding...   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


College Student with High Functioning Autism

Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP

September 17, 2012

I am working with a college student with HFA (High Functioning Autism) who has a lot of difficulty planning big projects. How can I estimate how much time a research paper will take him to complete?   Read More

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