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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

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

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