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Fluency Disorder in a Patient with Locus of Control Issues

Rodney Gabel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD

June 20, 2011

I have a client with a fluency disorder who also has moderate mental retardation with locus of control issues. His onset started at age 6 when his mother passed. What should I do in treatment?   Read More

When to Use Video Modeling

Sylvia F. Diehl, Ph.D,M.S.,CCC-SLP, CCC-SLP

June 13, 2011

Is video modeling as good as using a live imitation?   Read More

e-Supervision and the SLP-A

Carol C. Dudding, Ph.D., Charles Carlin, Ph.D.

June 6, 2011

Is it appropriate to use e‑supervision with an SLPA?   Read More

Chunking versus Categorization Training

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

June 1, 2011

What is the difference between chunking and categorization?   Read More

Using AVT Around the Pool

Denise Wray, Ph.D., CCC-SLP LSLS Cert. AVT

May 13, 2011

What suggestions do you give parents of hearing impaired children following Auditory-Verbal Therapy for hearing in and around swimming pools?   Read More

Dealing with Avoidance Behavior in Stuttering Therapy

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

May 9, 2011

How do we deal with avoidance behavior with children who stutter and how do we get them to open up about their feelings?   Read More

Self-oral Suctioning

Gale Estes-Waddell, M.A., CCC-SLP

May 2, 2011

Do you encourage the use of self-oral suctioning of patients with decreased salivary management?   Read More

The OT's Role in Feeding Therapy

Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP

April 25, 2011

What is an occupational therapist's role in pediatric feeding therapy?   Read More

Social Acceptance of AAC Use

Sarah E Wallace, Ph.D.

April 18, 2011

Has there been research of social acceptance of using AAC in groups? I'm finding a very high rejection rate. There seems to be a social stigma.   Read More


Correct Disfluency Count for School-age Student

Corrin Richels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

April 13, 2011

I have a student with autism that I am assessing. I have transcribed a speech sample to assess his fluency. I'm having difficulty determining how many syllables/words are in some sections for scor...   Read More

Benefits and Drawbacks of a Frenectomy

Patricia Taylor, CCC-SLP

April 4, 2011

What are the benefits of having a lingual frenectomy at age 6? What are the drawbacks?   Read More

Eliminating Thumb Sucking

Marsha Lee-White, M.S., CCC-SLP, C.O.M.

March 28, 2011

Do you have any simple suggestions to eliminate thumb sucking?   Read More

Story-writing in School-age Children

Lara L. Wakefield, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

March 21, 2011

Is there research for older children (e.g.8-10 yrs. Old) for continuing to use picture drawing to help with story writing?   Read More


Bilingual Child with Suspected Speech Sound Errors

Jomar K. Lococo, M.S., CCC-SLP

March 14, 2011

My son is 6 y.o. and for some time has shown some difficulty in articulating his speech. He is bilingual (Portuguese-English) and this happens equally in both languages. It nearly sounds like stutteri...   Read More


Orthodontia and /r/ Production

Pamela Marshalla, M.A., CCC-SLP

March 7, 2011

I have an 8 year old client with a very stubborn /r/. I have picked him up from another therapist who felt she had tried everything. He is scheduled to have orthodontic work including palate expansion...   Read More

Is Feeding Intervention the School's Responsibility?

Jennifer Dahms, M.S.,CCC-SLP

February 28, 2011

Are public schools responsible for working on feeding difficulties related to sensory issues?   Read More

Normal Dysfluencies in an Adolescent

Marilee Fini, M.A.,CCC-SLP

February 21, 2011

I have a junior high student with normal dysfluencies that are very disruptive during conversation. What do you think about direct therapy for a student like that?   Read More

Neurological Evaluation of CAS

Amy Newmeyer

February 14, 2011

Should all children with suspected CAS be referred for a detailed neurological evaluation?   Read More

Temperament and Stuttering

Corrin Richels, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

February 7, 2011

What factors can cause variability in the outcomes of stuttering therapy?   Read More

Compliance Regulations for Small Practices

Rex Crosby Otr

January 31, 2011

In regards to compliance regulations (particularly requirements for having a compliance officer, etc.), how would regulations apply to a very small private practice that has only 2-3 employees?   Read More

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