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Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy

Jennifer Ostergren, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 20, 2019

What is Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy (CRT)?   Read More


Aspiration Pneumonia

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

May 10, 2019

Does dysphagia lead to aspiration pneumonias?   Read More


The Impact of Health Literacy

Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L

March 29, 2019

What is health literacy and why is it important?   Read More

Improving Medication Administration for People with Dysphagia

Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

February 25, 2019

How can SLPs improve medication administration and decrease medication errors for patients with swallowing impairment?   Read More

Principles of Articulation and Language Therapy in VCFS

Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 29, 2019

What are the basic principles of articulation and language therapy in VCFS?   Read More


Discourse in Aphasia Rehabilitation

Tricia Olea Santos, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 29, 2018

Why should discourse be considered in aphasia rehabilitation?   Read More

Telepractice Services

K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT

October 15, 2018

How do I know if my organization or workplace is ready to use telepractice services?   Read More

Basic Management for Dysarthria

September 21, 2018

What are some basic management approaches for dysarthria?   Read More

Three Prongs of Eligibility in Schools

August 13, 2018

What are the three prongs of eligibility in the school setting that help a student qualify for services?   Read More


Medical Diagnosis vs. Educational Classification

Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP

July 16, 2018

What is the difference between a medical diagnosis and educational classification?   Read More

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 18, 2018

What are the two levels of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System?   Read More


Assessing Memory in Patients with Cognitive-Linguistic Difficulties

Lisa Mechler, MS, CCC-SLP

May 14, 2018

How is memory assessed in patients with cognitive-linguistic difficulties?   Read More

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Rhonda Mattingly, Ed.D, CCC-SLP

April 16, 2018

What is eosinophilic esophagitis and how is it diagnosed?   Read More


Modifying the Environment during Mealtime

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

March 26, 2018

What are some ways to modify the environment at mealtime to assist a patient with dementia?   Read More


Drug-Induced Dysphagia

Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP

March 7, 2018

How do medications increase the likelihood of dysphagia?   Read More


Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tina Veale, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 29, 2018

How have the diagnostic criteria changed for autism spectrum disorders?   Read More

Determining Skilled Need

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

November 13, 2017

How do I determine, when I am treating, if the services are skilled? What are the criteria?   Read More

Changes to Healthcare that Impact Rehabilitation

October 23, 2017

What are some of the current changes to the healthcare industry that will directly impact rehabilitation disciplines, especially speech-language pathology?   Read More


Stroke as a Chronic Condition

Renee Kinder, MS, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT

September 28, 2017

Why is stroke considered to be a chronic condition?   Read More

Post-Traumatic Amnesia

Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS

August 30, 2017

What is post-traumatic amnesia and how does it impact assessment and treatment?   Read More

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