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Research Watch Report: Telepractice in Aphasia
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
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April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9463Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'Detailed information'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in telepractice assessment and intervention with people with aphasia (PWA). Three research articles are summarized, including a discussion of the rationale, methodology and results of each, and potential clinical applications of the evidence are described.

Research Watch Report: Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Acquired Apraxia of Speech
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
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April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9226Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'I learned how mass practice vs distributed practice can affect outcomes'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in the area of acquired apraxia of speech (AOS). Three research articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

Research Watch Report: Quality of Life, Communication, and Swallowing in Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
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April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9064Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'Great evidence and summary of ALS'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on current research on quality of life among individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), as related to swallowing and communication. Three research articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

SIMQ: Anatomy of a Simulation Lab
Presented by Nathan Spencer, BS, CHSOS
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Nathan Spencer, BS, CHSOS
Course: #8947Level: Introductory1 Hour
  'Interesting and informative class'   Read Reviews
This SIMQ article will address the resources needed for an optimally functioning simulation lab. Resources such as personnel, equipment, and technologies will be discussed.

Research Watch Report: "Intensive" Evidence-Based Aphasia Interventions
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
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April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8811Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'How it was presented- very clean and easy to follow'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in the area of intervention for aphasia; specifically, a modified version of constraint-induced language therapy, and usability and effectiveness of telepractice applications. Three articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.

SIMQ: Telesupervision
Presented by Carol Szymanski, PhD, CCC-SLP, CHSE
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Carol Szymanski, PhD, CCC-SLP, CHSE
Course: #8734Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Provided basic information about how and when to use Simucase!'   Read Reviews
In 2016, the Council for Clinical Certification revised implementation language of Speech Language Pathology Standard V-B to allow for the use of simulations to count towards clinical clock hours. In this SimQ article, we will focus on the impact of this change and offer ways to assure that students are obtaining clinical clock hours in a manner that complies with the standard.

SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Presented by Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
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Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
Course: #8718Level: Introductory1 Hour
  'Totally new part of our field for me and the course introduced the appropriate introductory information'   Read Reviews
This article explores the opportunities afforded by emerging technologies in virtual and augmented reality. Participants will be provided information about the current state of these immersive technologies and challenged to consider their potential use in clinical education. The article provides a mix of theory and practice, and presents information with the intent to stimulate ideas.

20Q: Evaluation and Treatment of Speech/Resonance Disorders and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Presented by Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8729Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'The question and answer format was straight forward and easy to understand'   Read Reviews
Children with speech and resonance disorders (hypernasality, hyponasality, and cul-de-sac resonance) and/or nasal emission present challenges for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in all settings. This article will help participants to recognize resonance disorders and the characteristics of velopharyngeal dysfunction, and provide appropriate management.

SIMQ: The Debrief and its Importance in the Simulation Learning Experience
Presented by Erin S. Clinard, MA, CCC-SLP
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Erin S. Clinard, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #8605Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Good information for debriefing'   Read Reviews
In this article, we will focus on a specific aspect of the simulation learning experience: the debrief. The Q&A will address the importance of the debrief as part of the learning process. Research and evidence-based practices for debriefing will be discussed.

Research Watch Report - Attention and Memory in Adults with TBI
Presented by April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
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April Garrity, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8493Level: Advanced1 Hour
  'I loved the details with the different research types'   Read Reviews
This Research Watch Report focuses on some of the most current research in the areas of attention and memory impairments in adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Three peer-reviewed articles are summarized and potential clinical applications of the evidence are discussed.


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20Q: Putting Research into Practice: Application of Voice Science In the Therapy Room

Ryan Branski, PhD, Shirley Gherson, CCC-SLP

December 10, 2020

This article addresses real-life scenarios speech pathologists often come across when providing therapy to a patient with a voice disorder. Evidence-based treatment strategies and principles are discu...   Read More

 


20Q: Understanding Sensory Integration and Processing

Virginia Spielmann, MSc OT, PhD(C), Carrie Dishlip, MS, CCC-SLP

November 20, 2020

In this article, the authors will discuss how to recognize the role of sensory integration and processing in development. They will also talk about common patterns of sensory integration and processin...   Read More

  


20Q: A Comprehensive Pre-assessment Process for Differentiating Language Difference from Language Impairment in English Learners in Schools - Part 2

Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA

October 15, 2020

In this article, Dr. Roseberry will describe what is meant by Response to Intervention (RtI) and explain its components. She will then describe practical strategies for carrying out RtI with English l...   Read More

  


20Q: Face Masks and Communication - Implications for SLPs

Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD

October 2, 2020

A Q & A discussion of how face masks may impact communication in healthcare settings, particularly for people with hearing loss. In addition, this article reviews strategies for SLPs and other health...   Read More

 


20Q: Addressing the Needs of Children and Teens with Traumatic Brain Injury

Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

September 15, 2020

In this 20Q article, Dr. Ciccia answers questions regarding the prevalence of TBI and concussion in children and teens, and the communication issues that occur as a result. She provides very valuable...   Read More

 


20Q: Goal and Treatment Selection in Aphasia in 20 Sessions or Less

Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 10, 2020

In this article, Dr. Hinckley will discuss Goal Attainment Scaling and provide examples of activity-focused therapy goals. She will then describe characteristics of activity-focused therapy. Finally,...   Read More

 


20Q: Being Brave - How to Overcome Selective Mutism

Aimee Kotrba, PhD, Molly Schofield, BS

February 12, 2020

Shy, as defined by Google, is “being reserved or having or showing nervousness or timidity in the company of other people.” Shyness, as defined by Wikipedia, is “the feeling of apprehension, lac...   Read More

 


20Q: Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Dysphagia

Claire Kane Miller, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

November 14, 2019

It gives me great pleasure to introduce this article on Pediatric Dysphagia, written by my colleague and good friend, Dr. Claire Miller, PhD, MHA, CCC-SLP. I have had the privilege of working closely...   Read More

 


20Q: Early Childhood Stuttering: Less-Direct and More-Direct Treatment

J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Nina Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

September 6, 2019

In this article, the authors address the key issues in the treatment of early childhood stuttering. In particular, they describe aspects of less-direct and more-direct treatment approaches. They also...   Read More

 


20Q: Pediatric Voice Disorders: Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches

Susan Baker Brehm, PhD, CCC-SLP, Barbara (Derickson) Weinrich, PhD, CCC-SLP, Lisa Nelson Kelchner, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

August 21, 2019

In this article, Drs. Brehm, Weinrich, and Kelchner discuss how pediatric voice disorders differ from adult voice disorders, including differences in anatomy and etiology. This article provides inform...   Read More