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A Day in the Life of an Acute Care SLP

Follow along with a veteran speech-language pathologist as she goes through a typical day in an acute care hospital, helping patients with swallowing and communication problems. Find out what SLPs do in this setting as part of Better Hearing and Speech Month.

Choosing The Right Dysphagia Treatment

How do you find the best dysphagia treatment options for your clients with swallowing disorders? It's not easy, but with these 4 steps from guest blogger and Dysphagia Therapy app author Tiffani Wallace, you can efficiently choose the most effective plan.

By |April 13th, 2016|Dysphagia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Choosing The Right Dysphagia Treatment

How To: Spaced Retrieval Training for Memory

A step-by-step guide to doing Spaced Retrieval (SR), an evidence-based therapy technique to improve recall of information for people with memory impairments. Learn why it works, how to do it, and who benefits from this simple yet effective treatment.

By |March 30th, 2016|Brain Injury, Cognition, Dysphagia, How To Guides, Progressive Disorders, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on How To: Spaced Retrieval Training for Memory

Dysphagia Therapy: A New App to Help Clinicians Navigate Swallowing Disorders

We are very excited to announce a brand new app called Dysphagia Therapy to help clinicians navigate their options for managing and rehabilitating swallowing disorders. Dysphagia Therapy, available now for iPhone and iPad, will quickly become an indispensable tool for speech-language pathologists helping adults overcome disorders of deglutition.

5 Ways to Use Apps in Adult Speech Therapy Sessions

In Part 5 of Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy, we’re looking at how speech-language pathologists can use apps in sessions with adults. Learn 5 different ways apps can be used to enhance skilled therapy, and discover 35 great apps to get you started.

By |May 27th, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Dysarthria, Dysphagia, Getting Started, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Use Apps in Adult Speech Therapy Sessions

5 Benefits of Speech Therapy for People with Parkinson’s

Parkinson's disease can cause changes in communication, thinking, and swallowing along with the better-known movement disorders. See how speech therapy with a skilled SLP can help alleviate some of these troubling symptoms and why getting started earlier is always better. Guest blogger Cyndee Bowen shares her expertise to help raise awareness for Parkinson's.

By |April 22nd, 2015|Dysarthria, Dysphagia, Home User Learning Hub, Progressive Disorders|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Speech Therapy for People with Parkinson’s