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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
  'Useful information presented in concise, organized manner'   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
  'good written info'   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
  'I enjoy reading about Simulation Labs'   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
  'Concise and practical information'   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
  'I never heard of this option before! It was very interesting!'   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
  'I like the fact that the presenter is using a mixed reality simulation to conduct and interpret a FEES exam'   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
  'Good explanation of velopharyngeal dysfunction - assessment and treatment'   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
  'It reflects skills we are all being called on to use, but have little experience with'   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
  'Clear organization of attention versus memory and articles to support SLP intervention is necessary'   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.

SIMQ: Common Misconceptions About Simulations
Presented by Lauren Mullen, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE
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Lauren Mullen, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE
Course: #8496Level: Intermediate1 Hour
  'Good to know the new teaching methods that are evolving'   Read Reviews
This SIMQ article interviews Lauren Mullen, the simulation lab director at James Madison University, about some of the common misconceptions surrounding the use of simulations and reviews best practices in simulation education.


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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

 


SIMQ: Anatomy of a Simulation Lab

Nathan Spencer, BS, CHSOS

August 5, 2019

In this article we will be increasing our understanding of the resources needed for an optimally functioning simulation lab. Resources such as personnel, equipment and technologies will be discussed....   Read More


20Q: Incorporating Literacy into Early Intervention, Preschool & Home

Karen Thatcher, EdD, CCC-SLP

June 28, 2019

Literacy development begins well before children enter primary school and even before they enter preschool. In fact, between birth and the age of 3, children develop not only oral language, but also n...   Read More

  


20Q: Speech Sound Disorders in Children: What's New?

A. Lynn Williams, PhD, CCC-SLP, Elise Baker, PhD, CPSP, FSPA

May 30, 2019

The vast majority of pediatric speech-language pathologists (SLPs) evaluate and treat speech sound disorders (SSDs). For these SLPs to ensure that they are providing evidence-based practice, they shou...   Read More

  


SIMQ: Common Misconceptions About Simulations

May 25, 2019

This SimQ article addresses some of the common misconceptions surrounding the use of simulations.   Read More


20Q: Language Development and Its Clinical Applications

Nina Capone Singleton, PhD, CCC-SLP, Brian B. Shulman, PhD, CCC-SLP

April 15, 2019

If you are a pediatric speech-language pathologist or if you are a parent or a grandparent of an infant or toddler, you will be particularly interested in this 20Q article entitled Language Developmen...   Read More