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Top 10 Dysphagia Education Resources for Clinicians

Best practice in swallowing disorders is changing quickly as the science evolves. Don't let your patients down with out-of-date treatments. Keep up with the latest information so you can improve your knowledge and skills with these 10 amazing resources for professional development in dysphagia.

By |September 20th, 2017|Dysphagia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Top 10 Dysphagia Education Resources for Clinicians

10 Tips for Leading an Aphasia Writing Therapy Group

Learn about writing impairments (dysgraphia) in aphasia and how to treat them. Guest SLP Megan Nosol shares 10 tips on how to get a writing therapy group started to help stroke survivors improve their written communication using evidence-based treatments.

By |August 30th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Leading an Aphasia Writing Therapy Group

27 Dysphagia Myths – Busted!

Swallowing disorders are serious business, and the speech-language pathologists who assess and treat them need to know their stuff. Unfortunately, there are many dysphagia myths floating around out there, and SLPs are constantly having to educate patients, families, and other medical staff to combat these contagious pieces of misinformation. Here are some they want you to stop believing.

By |July 19th, 2017|Dysphagia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 27 Dysphagia Myths – Busted!

A Day in the Life of an SNF SLP

Follow along with Rinki on a day in her life as a speech-language pathologist working in a skilled nursing facility. See how she helps to improve the quality of life of seniors in communication, cognition, and swallowing.

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3 Ways to Integrate Apps into Aphasia Therapy

Aphasia therapists can integrate technology and apps into aphasia therapy more easily when they use this simple, 3-part framework. See how you can help your clients with aphasia better engage in life and recovery using the same technology you've come to rely on in your everyday life.

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.