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Core Words versus Fringe Vocabulary

Kristi Murphy, M.A., CCC-SLP

March 9, 2015

What is the difference between core words and fringe vocabulary?   Read More


How to Trial Textures with Your Patients

Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

March 2, 2015

Should a patient participate in a modified barium swallow study to trial a bolus with different textures?   Read More


When to Evaluate a Patient in a SNF

Rachel Wynn, MS, CCC-SLP

February 23, 2015

Does Medicare require that evaluations be medically necessary?   Read More


When to Include Parents in an Assessment

Adam Scheller, PhD

February 16, 2015

Should parents be included in a speech and language assessment with a child?   Read More


Cranial Nerves Responsible for Taste

Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

February 9, 2015

What cranial nerves are responsible for taste?   Read More


Xerostomia Interventions

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

February 2, 2015

What are some interventions for patients with dry mouth?   Read More


Advantages and Disadvantages to Dynamic Assessment

Amy Glaspey, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 26, 2015

What are the advantages and disadvantages to dynamic assessment?   Read More


Principles of Constraint-Induced Treatment

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2015

What are the main principles of constraint-induced treatment?   Read More


Feedback versus Evaluation

Nancy Alarcon, MS, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS

January 12, 2015

What is the difference between feedback and evaluation?   Read More

ICD-9 Codes and CPT Codes

Rebecca Jarzynski, MS, CCC-SLP

January 5, 2015

What is the difference between ICD-9 and CPT codes?   Read More


Damage to CN XII During Glossectomy

Tiffani Wallace, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

December 15, 2014

What muscle or nerve takes over for mobility when a patient undergoes a ¾ glossectomy from cancer and the cranial nerve XII is damaged?   Read More


Ensuring IEP Goals are Measurable

Lara L. Wakefield, PhD, CCC-SLP

December 8, 2014

How do I ensure IEP goals are measurable?   Read More


Matching Goals to Grade-level Standards

Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP

December 1, 2014

I have students that may be in third grade, but they haven't yet mastered first grade speaking objectives. How do I match my goals to grade level standards in those cases?   Read More


How to Get Teachers to Collect Data for Our Students

Lara L. Wakefield, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Kelly Ott, M.Ed., MHS, CCC-SLP

November 17, 2014

Teachers are already overwhelmed with CCSS. How do we get them to take specific data for students in large classes?   Read More


Who is Using CCSS?

Marva Mount, M.A., CCC-SLP

November 2, 2014

Is everyone using the Common Core State Standards?   Read More


Does Anxiety Cause Stuttering

Marilee Fini, M.A., CCC-SLP

October 28, 2014

Is there a correlation between anxiety disorders and stuttering?   Read More

Resources for Parents of Children with Hearing Loss

K. Todd Houston, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert AVT

October 20, 2014

Are there any helpful online resources we can direct families to for information regarding hearing loss and options?   Read More

Recovery versus Compensation

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 6, 2014

How do you differentiate between recovery and compensation during therapy?   Read More


Educating the Community about Stuttering

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

September 30, 2014

How do we educate the community about stuttering?   Read More

Handwritten Therapy Notes

Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

September 22, 2014

Should notes taken during therapy be typed and filed as an official record at the school? Are handwritten notes considered acceptable?   Read More

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