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Schema Induction & Auditory Processing

Ronald C. Jones, Ph.D., CCC-A, COI

June 25, 2012

What is schema induction (reduction)?   Read More

Including Siblings in Intervention

Kathleen J. Abendroth, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

June 18, 2012

I have seen some families that put a lot of pressure on the normally developing child to do too much in terms of sibling interaction and the sibling ends up feeling the blame when the child with ASD n...   Read More

Oral Language and Reading Fluency

Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

June 4, 2012

Do you consider form, content and use synonymous with accuracy, rate and prosody?   Read More


Training Clients with TBI to Self-monitor Behavior

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 28, 2012

Do you have specific suggestions for dealing with vague, tangential or verbose discourse with TBI? How can we train clients to self‑monitor this?   Read More


Stuttering Resources for Parents

May 21, 2012

I have a 16‑year‑old student currently in a general education classroom He started stuttering when he was 8 and was placed in a special ed. class with a few children who stuttered. He has...   Read More

SSD Intervention

Elise Baker, Ph.D.

May 14, 2012

Should intervention for speech sound disorders be integrated in the classroom or in a pull-aside session?   Read More

Retroflexed or Retracted /r/

Christine Ristuccia, M.S., CCC-SLP

April 30, 2012

I have many students who use both the retroflexed and the retracted tongue position to produce /r/. Is that acceptable?   Read More

Joint Writing Activities

Margot E. Kelman, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 23, 2012

What are some examples of joint writing activities and at what age do you suggest beginning joint writing?   Read More

Texture Fading with Four Year Old

Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP

April 16, 2012

I have a four‑year‑old who will only eat pureed foods. There are no medical issues or oral issues. He refuses to allow anything with texture to touch his mouth. Ideas?   Read More

Relationship Between CAS and Reading Abilities

Kimberly Allyn Farinella, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

April 9, 2012

Do most students who are diagnosed with CAS have reading difficulty? What does the research suggest?   Read More

Middle Ear Management for Children with VPI

Anna Thurmes, M.A., CCC-SLP

April 2, 2012

What is the influence of middle ear management on articulation management with children who have mild to moderate VPI?   Read More

IEP Modification for Student Who Stutters

Marilee Fini, M.A., CCC-SLP

March 26, 2012

Is it a good idea to have an IEP modification that allows a 16 yr. old who stutters to be exempt from giving oral presentations if he finds them to be too stressful? Currently, he is permitted to give...   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


When to Bill for Patient Education

Gary Mertz, M.S., CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

March 12, 2012

Can I bill for educating a patient’s family if the patient is in a vegetative state?   Read More

Book Reading Activities

Margot E. Kelman, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 5, 2012

What are some ways to help families who may have very low educational levels with book reading with their children at home?   Read More


Motor Planning vs. Motor Programming

Edwin Maas, Ph.D.

February 27, 2012

What is the differences between what a motor planning and a motor programming disorder?   Read More


E-Stim & DPNS

Lori Burkhead Morgan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

February 20, 2012

What are some thoughts on E-stim and DPNS (deep pharyngeal neuromuscular stimulation)?   Read More


Articulation in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Adriane Baylis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

February 13, 2012

Are there cases of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome that don't involve severe articulation disorders?   Read More

Apps for Social Pragmatic Abilities

Jean Neils-Strunjas, Ph.D., Brendan Wiese, B.A.

February 6, 2012

Are there any applications that you would recommend to help facilitate improvement in your client's social pragmatic abilities?   Read More


CAS & Auditory Discrimination

Kimberly Allyn Farinella, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

January 30, 2012

How might auditory discrimination play a role in diagnosing and treating CAS?   Read More