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Video Stroboscopy Methods

Janet Skotko M.Ed, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2004

Please describe the voice recording and analysis and video stroboscopy methods for diagnosing voice disorders.   Read More

The 10 Most Important Functional Words

Dr. Judy Montgomery

January 12, 2004

What do you consider to be the most important 10 or 12 functional words for an English speaking preschool child?   Read More

Multicultural Issues

Dr. Richard Adler Slp, CCC

January 5, 2004

What issues need to be considered when integrating an intervention program for persons from different cultures?   Read More

Assessment of DAS

Janet Skotko M.Ed, CCC-SLP

December 22, 2003

I have a second grade student who I believe has Developmental Apraxia of Speech. I would like to know what assessments are recomended for assessing DAS? I have used the Kauffman in the past but the re...   Read More

Starting a Private Practice

Margaret Fish, MS, CCC-SLP

December 15, 2003

Where can I find info. about beginning a private practice?   Read More

Treating Apraxia in Non-Verbal Children

Franklin Silverman, Ph.D

December 8, 2003

I am currently working with a 6 year old child diagnosed with apraxia. He is essentially non-verbal at this time. I am desperately looking for treatment information. I have looked at many websites and...   Read More

Word Finding Skills

Kathryn Schopfer, MS

December 1, 2003

Are there any documented methods to improve word-finding skills? Is there a way to measure progress with word-finding skills short of standardized assessment?   Read More


Hearing Conservation for Neonates

Roanne Karzon, Ph.D

November 17, 2003

A nurse at a local hospital has called our office seeking information about hearing conservation guidelines for neonatal babies being air transported. They use small sound meters in the incubators tha...   Read More

Cochlear Implantation and AV Therapy

Patricia Trautwein, AuD

November 10, 2003

Please tell me about Auditory-Verbal (AV) Therapy for children and adult cochlear implant recipients? How is this similar to, or different from, traditional speech therapy?   Read More

When Stutterers are Fluent

Eileen Savelkoul, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

November 3, 2003

What are the theoretical factors that determine when stutterers are more fluent and less fluent? Has anyone ever measured brain activity, such as EEG, during times of dysfluency to see if the brain ac...   Read More

Pragmatics and School Social Skills

October 27, 2003

I have a very good 7th grade student who is in speech for poor pragmatic skills but does well with all our body language and stay on topic activities to meet his goals but his personality just gives o...   Read More


Speech Language Therapy Needs for Cochlear Implant Recipients

October 20, 2003

I have questions about the ''quantity'' of speech and language therapy needed for a four year old who has had a cochlear implant for two years.   Read More


Word Retrieval in Persons with Aphasia

Anastasia Raymer, Ph.D,CCC

October 13, 2003

Are there any documented methods to improve word-finding skills? Is there a way to measure progress with word-finding skills short of standardized assessment? Is a goal of ''will exhibit (two) or less...   Read More

Apraxia and Hearing Loss

Thomas Borton ., Ph.D

October 6, 2003

What exactly is apraxia and what can be done to reverse it or stop it from getting worse? The example to use would be a 2 year, 9 month year old boy, who does have a history of ear problems Ears were...   Read More

Speech Cluttering

Franklin Silverman, Ph.D

September 29, 2003

What might be the etiology for a child with an excessive speech rate and poor intelligibility? This 8 year old boy has poor articulation (6th percentile on Goldman-Fristoe2) but not due to excessive p...   Read More


Bridget Russell, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

September 22, 2003

Where can I find information regarding effective therapy for hypernasality?   Read More

Developmental Apraxia of Speech

Suzanne Hungerford ., Ph.D,CCC

September 15, 2003

At what age is it possible to diagnose apraxia? Is apraxia in children a precursor to other disorders that may appear in the future? Is this different than dyspraxia?   Read More

Dysphagia Success

Kathy Thayer, M.A.

September 8, 2003

Please discuss/review how to measure ''success'' with dysphagia patients post-treatment.   Read More

Specific Language Impairment

John Oller Jr, Ph.D

September 1, 2003

What is Specific Language Impairment? What is the appropriate treatment?   Read More

Turner Syndrome and AAC

Robert Shprintzen, Ph.D

August 25, 2003

I see a student with Turner's Syndrome. She has a AAC device becuase her speech is not functional. Breath support is compromised. Is this a common issue related to Turner's syndrome and if so, what is...   Read More

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