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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


Intervention for Young Children with VPD

Ann W. Kummer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

November 14, 2011

Is there any kind of intervention that can be done for VPD for children under 3?   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


Air-Bone Gap

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

October 31, 2011

How many decibels constitute an air‑bone gap?   Read More

Setting Time Limits with Apps

Lara L. Wakefield, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Theresa Schaber, M.A., CCC-SLP

October 24, 2011

I struggle with using apps when we tell parents to reduce screen time. Any suggestions?   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


Denial of Claim for an SGD

Lewis Golinker, Esq.

October 10, 2011

What should I do if a claim I submitted for a client to receive an SGD was denied due to an error I wrote in the report? Should I complete a new AAC evaluation and start the process over?   Read More

When to Introduce Fluency Therapy into Your Articulation Treatment Plan

Craig Coleman, M.A., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

October 3, 2011

If an SLP has been seeing a preschooler for articulation therapy and notices some disfluencies arising what is the best way to introduce the topic to the parents if they have not indicated any concern...   Read More

Online Disfluency Counts

Kia Johnson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

September 19, 2011

When taking a conversational speech sample at the beginning of a client’s fluency treatment session, should I collect the sample online?   Read More

PLS-5: Frequency of Administration

Nancy Castilleja, M.A., CCC-SLP

September 15, 2011

How often is a clinician allowed to administer the PLS-5 to a child?   Read More

The Impact of Font-type in Text

Dee M. Lance, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

September 5, 2011

Can font-type impact a child’s ability to understand text?   Read More


Volunteering in the NICU

Kay Thurston, M.S., CCC-SLP

August 29, 2011

As a non‑working speech-language pathologist, who would I contact to volunteer my time in the infant unit?   Read More

Video vs. Audio-taping Disfluency Count Samples

Kia Johnson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

August 22, 2011

Would you suggest someone videotape the samples when doing a disfluency count or would audio-taping be okay when noting ISP's (inaudible sound prolongations)?   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

Using iDevices for Memory Remediation

Victoria Harding, M.S., M.B.A., CCC-SLP

August 8, 2011

Is it appropriate to use the computer, iPad®, iPhone® to work on memory remediation?   Read More

What is Masking?

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

July 25, 2011

What is masking and why is it done during an audiological evaluation?   Read More

Social skills and Bullying: An SLP's role?

July 18, 2011

I am hoping to find clarification on an SLP's role for social skills therapy. I have several students on my caseload for pragmatics however, they demonstrate appropriate social skills with peers (...   Read More

Medically Compromised Patient on Regular Diet

Eric Blicker, M.A., CCC-SLPD, BRS-FD

July 11, 2011

Should a medically compromised patient (possible pneumonia, heart issues, history of aspiration on thin, NTL, HTL, who previously was maintained on HTL for approximately 4-5 months due to coughing) wi...   Read More

Individual vs. Group Therapy for Stuttering

E. Charles Healey, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

July 5, 2011

Would it be better to provide individual or group therapy for a child who stutters?   Read More

Charging for Services

Lewis Golinker, Esq.

June 27, 2011

I have been contacted a few times by speech‑language pathologists from a school who have come to our clinic for an AAC evaluation. The school has always paid for that AAC evaluation. But I'm n...   Read More

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