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Finding Flow in Speech Pathology

There's something special that happens when you find that optimal balance between challenge and skill - an experience called flow. Learn how you can adjust the variables to experience flow at work and help your speech therapy clients to find it as well.

By |February 24th, 2016|Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Finding Flow in Speech Pathology

Connecting Online – A Look Inside a Modern Aphasia Group

We visit Emerson College to find out more about a life-participation model of aphasia group therapy that is connecting stroke survivors with family and friends through technology. Find out how Connecting Online is brining people with aphasia together in person in a unique model that targets language goals with social media.

By |February 3rd, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Connecting Online – A Look Inside a Modern Aphasia Group

Where Do I Start with Tactus Therapy Apps?

With 16 unique titles, 2 bundled apps, 8 lite versions, and a number of app bundles, it’s no wonder people want some help knowing where to start. Don’t worry - it's not difficult. Each Tactus Therapy app has many different uses and lots of ways to customize it, so it’s hard to go wrong. Answer these simple questions to guide you to the apps you’re going to love.

By |January 27th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tactus App Resources, Tech Help|Comments Off on Where Do I Start with Tactus Therapy Apps?

The Making of VAST: Videos that Change the Way We Do Speech Therapy

Aphasia technology pioneer Darlene Williamson explains what VAST is and why videos are so effective at helping stroke survivors to speak again. Learn more about the history, theory, and technology behind the videos that make our Apraxia Therapy app so powerful in this interview.

84 Amazing Pieces of Wisdom for SLPs

The collaboration of speech-language professionals on social media is always great to see, but every once in awhile, a post is truly inspirational. Recently, a member asked "What advice have you been given about your career that has become a critical piece to embroider into your day-to-day practice?" Here are 84 wise gems to consider hanging on your wall.

By |November 18th, 2015|Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 84 Amazing Pieces of Wisdom for SLPs

ePals: Connecting People with Aphasia through Technology

Guest blogger and SLP Janice Dittleman offers insights and start-up advice for a unique modern pen-pal program at the Adler Aphasia Center called ePals that connects people with aphasia to students while learning to use technology.

By |November 4th, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on ePals: Connecting People with Aphasia through Technology

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.

10 Signs You Might Be an Aphasia Therapist

While the characteristics of people with aphasia are well-documented and regularly studied, less is known about the traits and habits of the speech-language pathologists who treat them. Here are 10 sure signs that aphasia treatment is your niche. A funny look at SLP behavior by guest blogger Ginger Anderson.

By |October 21st, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 10 Signs You Might Be an Aphasia Therapist

The Research-Practice Gap: Why it Exists & How to Bridge it

Research findings do not always make their way to clinical practice, creating a research-practice gap. Guest blogger Heather Jeng interviews clinicians, researchers, and students to discover 5 themes on why this happens and what can be done to improve it in the field of speech-language pathology.

By |September 23rd, 2015|Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on The Research-Practice Gap: Why it Exists & How to Bridge it

7 Ways to Continue Your Education – A Guide for Adult-Focused SLPs

In this back-to-school season, there’s something that brings out the student in all of us. As speech-language professionals, we must keep learning to keep up our certifications and our skills. Here are 7 ways (some free or very low-cost) that adult-focused SLPs can enhance their professional development and continuing education.