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Effective Documentation in Aging Care: Cognitive-Communication Disorders
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP
Live WebinarTue, Mar 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8798 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Effective clinical documentation has never been more important for the Speech-Language Pathologist than it is in today’s healthcare climate. This course will help SLPs working with the aging population to effectively document skilled care for aging patients with cognitive-communication disorders.

ALS: Impact on Nutrition
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8720 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 3 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss nutrition options - including percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - as well as strategies to use at mealtime. Culture and religion can influence acceptance of a feeding tube; therefore, a patient's decision should be documented in an Advanced Directive. Resources for the SLP and patient will be reviewed. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 2: Course #8719)

Addressing Ethical Challenges Associated with Serving Children with Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Schools
Presented by Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Mar 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8804 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review the incidence of children with feeding and swallowing in schools, the relationship to special education requirements, and common challenges that school-based SLPs face in addressing the needs of these children. It will discuss how to apply an ethical decision-making approach to these challenges, and provide specific ideas for resources to use in approaching the dilemma.

The Role of Relationships in Early Development: The Connection Between Experiences and Language Capacity
Presented by Alison D. Peak, LCSW, IMH-E
Video
Course: #8727 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide information on the connection between early experiences and early formation of language. Through this framework, the course will look at the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and serve-and-return interactions on the language gap that exists for many communities across the US.

Strengthening Students' Core Vocabulary for Powerful Communication
Presented by Trina Becker, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Apr 2, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8809 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Do you struggle with choosing vocabulary for your students' augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) systems that will promote communication success across environments and communication partners? Core vocabulary should be considered when choosing an appropriate AAC system, writing goals, and developing powerful communication for individuals who use AAC.

ALS: Advantages and Disadvantages of Exercise
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8719 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will discuss the pros and cons of exercise, including expiratory muscle strength training, for individuals with ALS. Research and the ALS.org's view on exercise will be presented, as well as information about the efficacy of exercise for this population. (Part 1: Course #8717, Part 3: Course #8720)

Recognizing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) to Improve Outcomes
Presented by Dan Dubovsky, MSW, FASD Specialist
VideoAudio
Course: #8724 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide information on the importance of identifying individuals who may have a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It will examine how the brain damage from prenatal alcohol exposure affects one's behavior, and best approaches for working with individuals with FASD and their families.

Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills - Full Oral Motor and Swallowing
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Video
Course: #8665 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 5 of the five-part series, Improving Pediatric Feeding Assessment Skills. It is important for the clinician to identify the oral motor and swallowing components that may have deficits within an evaluation. This course will discuss aspects of disordered eating that impact a child's overall feeding safety and efficiency.

ALS: Medications and Oral Care
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
VideoAudio
Course: #8717 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This course will identify medication and complementary alternative medicine that may be used by patients to treat ALS. The importance of saliva management and mouth care as a critical component of their daily care will be discussed, along with strategies.

SIMQ: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Presented by Carol C. Dudding, PhD, CHSE, CCC-SLP
Text
Course: #8718 Level: Introductory1 Hour
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.