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It’s a Goal! Setting Patient-Centered Speech Therapy Goals for Aphasia Rehabilitation

Learn how to set client-centered SMART goals for stroke survivors with aphasia. Taking the time for collaborative goal-setting can lead to better outcomes and more focused speech therapy the patient is eager to participate in.

By |October 12th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on It’s a Goal! Setting Patient-Centered Speech Therapy Goals for Aphasia Rehabilitation

Changing Course – Transitioning from School to Medical Speech Therapy

Do the words "Back to School" send shivers down your spine? Do you wonder if the grass is greener working at the local hospital? Ginger Anderson offers honest reflections and practical tips for transitioning from school-based to medical speech-language pathology.

Using Apps to Treat Cognitive-Communication Disorders

Cognition plays a vital role in communication, and SLPs are key players in the rehabilitation of cognitive-communication disorders. Find out more about how to treat this complicated disorder, how to integrate apps into therapy, and 5 of the best apps to use for cognitive-communication.

By |July 27th, 2016|Brain Injury, Cognition, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Using Apps to Treat Cognitive-Communication Disorders

How To: Cueing Hierarchy for Word Finding in Aphasia

Cueing hierarchies are a tried and true part of aphasia therapy, but what exactly are they? How should you use them? Find out the details in this informative guide that will help you be successful using cueing hierarchies for word finding treatment.

How To: Verb Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST)

A step-by-step guide to doing verb network strengthening treatment, an evidence-based aphasia therapy protocol to improve word finding after stroke or brain injury. Learn how VNeST works, how to do it, and how an app can help promote independence and intensive practice.

A Day in the Life of a Home Health SLP

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

By |May 25th, 2016|Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on A Day in the Life of a Home Health SLP

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.

How To: Visual Scanning Treatment for Neglect

A step-by-step guide to doing visual scanning treatment, an evidence-based cognitive therapy technique to improve visual attention in people with right or left neglect after stroke or brain injury. Learn many ways to practice scanning as well as general strategies to encourage recovery.

12 Fascinating Stories about Adult Communication Disorders

Personal stories are powerful tools for professionals to better understand the lives of their clients and caregivers. For those affected by communication disorders, stories serve to provide support by hearing about someone going through the same situation. Check out these 12 stories in books and film to better understand the human experience you won't learn in a textbook.

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