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Visual Perceptual Difficulties in Executive Function Disorders

Laura L. Murray, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

May 16, 2013

I have seen indications that black-and-white photos or pictures versus color are preferable for those with TBI or dementia. Can you speak to using color versus black and white?   Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Brain Abnormalities

Tatyana Elleseff, M.A., CCC-SLP

April 29, 2013

Does Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) always show MRI brain abnormalities?   Read More


Evaluation of Severe CAS

Peter Flipsen, Ph.D. Jr., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP

April 22, 2013

I am currently working on an evaluation for a child who appears to have a severe form of CAS. After completing the GFTA, it was apparent that he made only six sounds. No final sounds. Is this typic...   Read More


Authentic Classroom Resources

Ashley S. Garber, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

April 15, 2013

What are authentic classroom resouces as they pertain to practicing listening skills? Can you provide an example of what they might look like?   Read More


Interpreter versus Translator

Teresa Signorelli, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

April 3, 2013

Is there a difference between an interpreter and a translator, or are the terms used interchangeably?   Read More


Peter Flipsen, Ph.D. Jr., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP

March 26, 2013

What is galactosemia?   Read More


Service Delivery for Speech Sound Disorders

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

March 18, 2013

Regarding service delivery for children with speech sound disorders, what are the recommendations for using pull out, pull aside or embedded interventions in the classroom?   Read More

Hypersensitivity and Selective Mutism

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

March 12, 2013

Is there a link between Selective Mutism and children who are hypersensitive?   Read More

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, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow

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

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