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Addressing Emotions and Beliefs in Therapy

William Evans, PhD, CCC-SLP

May 25, 2015

Should an SLP address a patient's emotions and beliefs during therapy or refer the client to an outside professional?   Read More

  


Measuring Quality of Life

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

May 11, 2015

What is Quality of Life (QOL) and how can it be measured?   Read More

  


ASHA Board of Ethics Response to Ethical Violations

Barbara Prakup, PhD, CCC-SLP

March 16, 2015

What levels of action can the ASHA Board of Ethics take in response to an ethical violation?   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

  


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

 


Principles of Constraint-Induced Treatment

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

January 19, 2015

What are the main principles of constraint-induced treatment?   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

  


Recovery versus Compensation

Irene Barrow, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 6, 2014

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

  


Managing Oral Care fore Patients with Severe Cognitive Impairment

Angela Mansolillo, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

July 28, 2014

How should I manage oral care for those patients who have severe cognitive impairment or patients who are bedbound?   Read More

  


CPT Code for Cognitive Assessment

Dee Adams Nikjeh, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

July 21, 2014

I am seeing a patient for a cognitive assessment. I used to use CPT 92506. What should I do now?   Read More

  


What are Skilled Services?

Nancy B. Swigert, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

July 14, 2014

What are some examples of skilled services?   Read More

 


Who Should Not Be Considered For Free Water Protocol

Angela Mansolillo, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

June 23, 2014

What type of patient would I absolutely not consider for free water?   Read More

 


Can I Bill for Multiple Evaluations?

Dee Adams Nikjeh, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

June 16, 2014

I have one hour allotted for evaluation. My facility is “encouraging” me to bill for multiple evaluations, fluency and speech sound production or speech and feeding (which is a clinical s...   Read More

       


Showing Progress for Reimbursement

Megan L. Malone, M.A., CCC-SLP

May 19, 2014

Does a patient need to show progress with all goals for reimbursement?   Read More

 


When to Recommend Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Jessica Huber, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

May 5, 2014

I have a client with Parkinson’s Disease who I just evaluated. He is on Medicare so each visit is crucial and limited. He exhibits a slight voice warble with sustained production of the /z/ pho...   Read More

  


External Feedback Apps for Parkinson's Disease

Jessica Huber, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

March 24, 2014

What do you think about using an app like Spectrograph to provide external feedback for patients with Parkinson's disease?   Read More

 


What is FEES

Kim Winter, M.A., CCC-SLP

February 3, 2014

What is FEES?   Read More

 


Parkinson's Disease: When to Start Treatment

Jessica Huber, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

January 13, 2014

How soon do you treat a person diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease?   Read More