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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

Motoric versus Linguistic Planning

Corrin Richels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

September 10, 2012

I have a 6-year-old student who stutters who scored at the 96th percentile on both the expressive one-word and the receptive one-word. He does not have any large discrepancies on the CASL or on the C...   Read More

Using Tech Devices for Individuals with TBI

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 3, 2012

How can I use the iPad®, the iPod®, various smartphones, etc. for individuals with TBI and what are some of the cons to using these types of devices?   Read More

Literature for Feeding Issues

Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP, BRS-S

August 27, 2012

Is there any reading literature on feeding issues to which you refer parents for their increased education and understanding written in parent‑friendly, layman's terms?   Read More

Pharyngeal Flaps & Obturator Use for Children with 22q.11

Adriane Baylis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

August 20, 2012

Is there a contraindication for a flap and would an obturator be helpful for children with 22q.11 who also have cardiac and oxygen needs?   Read More

Improving Sound Blending and Word Memory Difficulties in Children with CAPD

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

August 13, 2012

What type of remediation approach(es) would you suggest for the child with auditory closure, sound blending and word memory problems?   Read More

Frequency & Duration of Feeding Therapy

Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP

August 6, 2012

How frequent are the recommended sessions for feeding therapy and what is the usual duration?   Read More

Classroom or Pull-out Intervention for SSD

Elise Baker, Ph.D.

July 30, 2012

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

Promoting Positive Interactions Between Students Who Stutter and Peers

Marilee Fini, M.A., CCC-SLP

July 23, 2012

Any suggestions on how to promote positive interactions with peer groups in the classroom? I am an SLP and also a resource specialist. One of my fifth graders stutters and I detect snickering and aw...   Read More

Home Practice Recommendations for /r/ Remediation

Christine Ristuccia, M.S., CCC-SLP

July 16, 2012

What do you recommend for home practice for /r/ remediation?   Read More

Drill-based Practice for Persons with TBI

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

July 9, 2012

Are drill‑based practices ever appropriate for TBI patients?   Read More

Pull Out Therapy for CAS

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

July 2, 2012

In my school setting, we experience a lot of pressure to provide all speech services integrated in the classroom for preschool children. Are we justified in arguing for pull out therapy for CAS?   Read More

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

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