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#e231 Medical Speech Pathology Essentials For Dysphagia Practice: Managing Complex Adult Patients With Pulmonary, Digestive And Airway Disorders

by James Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow

This course provides essential information on managing complex patients who have multiple diagnoses impacting swallowing function. Discussed will be swallow function and treatment planning as related to body systems, the aging process, and patient diagnostic reports...more+

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#e225 Problem Solving Tracheostomy Tubes For The Speech-Language Pathologist

by Roxann Diez Gross, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

This course is intended to increase the participant’s ability to problem solve a range of conditions that may occur when working with patients who have indwelling tracheostomy tubes.  Each problem presented is based on...more+

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#e222 Optimizing Breastfeeding Safety And Outcomes In The Presence Of Feeding And Swallowing Disorders

by Kimberly Morris, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, IBCLC

This presentation will focus on assessment and treatment techniques to reduce aspiration risk at the breast and will highlight how to overcome obstacles to...more+

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#e212 Oral Hygiene Programs: Oral Care Is Critical Care

by Tom Franceschini, MS, CCC-SLP

Which is a better predictor for a person to develop pneumonia: a diagnosis of dysphagia or poor oral hygiene? The answer to this question may surprise you....more+

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#e207 GERD And LPR In Adults: The Role Of The Speech-Language Pathologist In Diagnosis And Treatment

by Tom Franceschini, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is intended to educate speech-language pathologists about GERD and LPR as it affects both swallowing and voice disorders in adults. The anatomy and physiology and how they relate to the genesis of reflux will be reviewed for a more complete understanding of the syndromes....more+

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#e203 Developing Critical Thinking Skills In Pediatric Dysphagia: Part 3 – Swallowing Disorders And Medically-Based Feeding Problems

by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

When working with children who have oropharyngeal dysphagia, the speech-language pathologist will need to be aware of all possible signs and symptoms of swallowing difficulties. Once a diagnosis is made, we need to develop an appropriate therapy plan that addresses...more+

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#e202 Developing Critical Thinking Skills In Pediatric Dysphagia: Part 2 – Oral Sensory Feeding Disorders And Mealtime Management Issues

by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Many children have difficulties with an over-reactive or under-reactive sensory system. These reactions can have a negative impact on the child's ability to manage food. Therapy techniques that are used to assist with bolus management can be developed to help children be more successful eaters. This course includes video...more+

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#e201 Developing Critical Thinking Skills In Pediatric Dysphagia: Part 1 – Postural Stability And Oral Motor Feeding Disorders

by Jennifer Dahms, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Oral motor feeding disorders are quite common in the world of pediatric feeding disorders. It is important that the speech-language pathologist who is working with this population understand the sensory innervation and muscle movements that contribute to such areas of deficits. The exercises that we use with children to improve their overall...more+

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#e192 Purpose And Rationale For Using Endoscopy/FEES In The Management And Treatment Of Dysphagia

by Joseph Murray, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

This course introduces and reviews the Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) as a tool for visualizing, monitoring and treating swallowing function. Guidelines for selecting FEES or videofluoroscopic instrumentation are presented with a comprehensive...more+

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#e189 Esophageal Disorders: A New Technology And Perspective On Management

by Robert Arnold, SLPD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

This course explores integrating into the clinical swallow exam the concepts of esophageal physiology evaluation as well as screening for signs and symptoms of pathology in the lower GI tract. ...more+

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#e183 Tackling Palliative Rehabilitation: The SLP's Guide To End Of Life Services

by Irene Gofman, MS, CCC-SLP & Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP

In this course, we will review ways that dysphagia management, cognitive management, and communication enhancement differ in End of Life care in comparison to our other scope of practice. We will address early decision making and...more+

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#e181 Esophageal Dysphagia: Evaluation And Treatment Options

by Tom Franceschini, MS, CCC-SLP

This course will discuss the role of the speech-language pathologist in the evaluation and treatment of Esophageal Stage Dysphagia....more+

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#e173 Trach And Vent Patients: What The SLP Needs To Know About Communication And Swallowing

by Roxann Diez Gross, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow & Lyndsi Yarkosky, BS, RRT-NPS

This online course will examine factors that affect communication and swallowing performance for adult patients with tracheostomy tubes with and without mechanical ventilation....more+

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#e171 Pediatric Feeding And Swallowing: Ethics Across Settings Ensuring Quality Of Care Through Collaboration

by Donna Edwards, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S & Lisa Rai Mabry-Price, MS, CCC-SLP

This course reinforces the support of our professional role to serve children with feeding and swallowing disorders across settings and to advocate for those children and families for best outcomes....more+

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#e168 Gauging The Aging Swallow: 3-Part Course For The Medical SLP

by Yvette McCoy, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S & Rinki Varindani Desai, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS

The primary objective of this Course is to enable clinicians to successfully differentiate between the normal aging swallow (presbyphagia) and impaired swallow function (dysphagia) in older adults and to be able to utilize and apply that knowledge clinically to improve their patient’s overall quality of life....more+

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#e164 Practical Strategies For Identifying And Assessing Infants And Toddlers With Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Elizabeth Crais, PhD, CCC-SLP

Recent evidence indicates that behavioral characteristics of ASD can be seen in some children as young as 12-15 months. Video examples of infants and toddlers with ASD will be used to illustrate what these behaviors look like in young children....more+

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#e161 Treatment Of Picky And Problem Eaters Using Food Chaining Therapy

by Cheri Fraker, CCC-SLP, CLC & Laura Walbert, CCC-SLP, CLC

This course instructs professionals in the treatment of children with complex feeding aversion using the techniques of Food Chaining. Participants will learn analysis of core diet, flavor mapping and flavor masking, and use of transitional flavors....more+

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#e156 Prevention Of Feeding, Speech, And Mouth Development Problems: Birth To Age 2

by Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI

Participants will learn strategies to help establish solid foundations for the development of normal speech and feeding behavior for young children (birth to age 2) to prevent or reduce life-long feeding, speech, and mouth development problems....more+

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#e154 Perspectives On Dysphagia Service Delivery: All About Treatment

by multiple expert presenters

Twelve master clinicians in the field of speech-language pathology team up to discuss the history of dysphagia management, how evidence-based practice has evolved over the years, and what best practice looks like today....more+

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#e151 Ethics II: Patient Values & Clinician Bias

by Paula Leslie, PhD, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP

When striving for autonomy and the push for clinical beneficence clash, service providers need sound advice based on current best practice. Values, morals and...more+

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#e150 Ethics I: Evidence And Clinical Decision Making

by Paula Leslie, PhD, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP

This course will help to fill the information void on ethical decision making when working with the adult population. When striving for autonomy and the push for clinical beneficence clash, service providers need sound advice based on current best practice....more+

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#e149 Ethics, Evidence & Pediatric Decision Making

by Donna Edwards, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S & Paula Leslie, PhD, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP

This course will help to fill the information void on ethical decision making in the pediatric setting. When striving for autonomy and the push for clinical beneficence clash, service providers need sound advice based on current best practice....more+

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#e147 Selecting And Implementing AAC Systems For Young Children With Complex Communication Needs

by Joy McGowan, MS, CCC-SLP

This course will aid participants in the decision-making process for selecting an augmentative communication system, including five critical components to consider. Both high- and low-tech options are examined, including...more+

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#e139 The Cranial Nerve Examination: Integrating Assessment And Treatment In Dysphagia Management

by Yvette McCoy, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S & Tiffani Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Presenters will provide instructions and case studies to assist clinicians in performing, interpreting and developing a dysphagia treatment plan based on the deficits noted during the oral mechanism/cranial nerve assessment....more+

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#e137 Dysphagia Assessment: A Comprehensive Review Of Evidence-Based Practice

by multiple expert presenters

This comprehensive assessment course is presented by 5 leading experts in the field of speech-language pathology. Included will be both instrumental and non-instrumental diagnostic methods available when assessing a person with dysphagia....more+

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#e127 Parkinson's Disease, Swallowing And Best Practice

by Paula Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

This course will discuss components of a targeted assessment of swallowing, saliva, eating, and speech in individuals with Parkinson's disease. Extensive discussion will focus on both compensatory approaches and rehabilitative techniques....more+

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#e125 Evidence-Based Practice In Adult Dysphagia Management: What The Evidence Says About Commonly Selected Rehabilitation Interventions

by multiple expert presenters

Primary goals of this course include: present the evidence for frequently prescribed swallowing rehabilitation techniques, examine common swallowing pathophysiologies that contribute to aspiration and how they are measured, and discuss levels of research evidence relative to their contribution to the current state of dysphagia rehabilitation....more+

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#e116 Medical Speech Pathology: The Influence Of Body Systems On Cognition, Communication And Swallowing

by Robert Arnold, SLPD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S & Veda Cochran, RN, BSN

This course integrates a holistic review of anatomy and physiology of the critical systems of the human body as related to medical speech pathology. Presented will be valuable information on how body systems function to promote, delay, or impede progress with intervention programs...more+

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#e113 Pros And Cons Of Dysphagia Bedside Screening And Assessment

by James Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow

This course will review the screening and clinical assessment process, clarify the differences between dysphagia screening and evaluation, explain how to use evidence on screening and assessment to judge the value of testing components, and select test procedures based on good evidence....more+

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#e111 Making The Most Of Mealtime: Helping Older Adults Compensate For Sensory Impairment During Meals

by Jennifer Brush, MA, CCC-SLP

Learn to address environmental barriers such as inadequate lighting, noisy conditions, poor or absent environmental cues, and visual clutter as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for older adults with dysphagia....more+

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#e107 Dietary Recommendations, Feeding Tubes And Ethical Practice

by Paula Leslie, PhD, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP

This course combines knowledge of feeding tubes in dementia with informed consent and decision making. Discussed are the requirements for informed consent, and how knowledge of ethical principles and research evidence can support clinicians and families in making better decisions....more+

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#e106 Dysphagia In The Medically Fragile And Frail Elder: Management And Decision-Making

by Paula Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

This comprehensive presentation will discuss the impact of illness and deconditioning on swallowing, review evidence-based interventions, and provide a clear framework to guide the practitioner, team and family with decision-making that is appropriate, realistic and patient-focused....more+

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#e104 Using Sensory Stimulation To Assist With Swallowing Rehabilitation

by Christy Ludlow, PhD, CCC-SLP

Evidence suggests that sensory stimulation using either air puffs on the faucial pillars in the mouth or vibrators on the neck over the larynx will increase swallowing and enhance neural activation of the swallowing system in the brain. These findings were the basis for the introduction of a new model of dysphagia therapy where patients use a vibratory device for sensory induction of swallowing during intensive practice throughout the day....more+

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#e103 Dysphagia: Integrating Respiration And Deglutition

by Bonnie Martin-Harris, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Honors

This course overviews the mechanistic, anatomical, and functional relationships of the human upper aerodigestive tract in health and disease....more+

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#e101 Relevance Of Lab Values And Medications In Dysphagia Management: Chest Imaging, Pneumonia Differential Diagnosis, Bloodwork

by James Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow

This course will focus on common findings from chest imaging reports and lab tests, and decipher some of the language within those reports to enable the SLP in the medical setting to more expertly integrate that information into patient management....more+

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#e100 Restorative Rehabilitation Dining Programs: Successful Development & Implementation

by Laura Roberts, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

This course will address goals, protocols, logistics, and collaborative factors needed for implementing a restorative rehabilitation dining program in your facility....more+

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#e012 Translating MBS Study Results Into Targeted Treatment: Evidence-Based Interventions Using The MBSImP™ Approach

by Bonnie Martin-Harris, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, ASHA Honors & Kate Davidson, MS, CCC-SLP

This course demonstrates how the Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImP™) approach can be used to link physiologic components of swallowing with evidence-based interventions to specifically target swallowing impairment. Content presented is appropriate for SLPs who assess and/or treat adult patients with dysphagia. ...more+

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#e94 Tongue Tie 101 For SLPs: What Is Our Role?

by Sandra Holtzman, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, QOM

Ankyloglossia and the SLP: To ignore it or not? To refer or not? Learn information critical in advising parents regarding feeding issues, dental concerns, social considerations, and referral options related to tongue tie....more+

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#e90 Swallowing Physiology: Understanding Its Relationship To Traditional Swallowing Treatments

by Ianessa Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP

Increase your swallow physiology knowledge to more effectively communicate information about cranial nerves and muscles to physicians and other healthcare professionals....more+

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#e87 Ethics, Evidence And Clinical Decision Making

by Paula Leslie, PhD, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP

Do your rights as a professional mean more than the rights of your patients? Learn what Ethical Boards expect you to do when conflicts arise in your practice. This course focuses on ethical decision making for adult individuals with dysphagia....more+

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#e83 Best Practice In The Treatment Of The High Risk Elder With Neurogenic Dysphagia

by Paula Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Determining if an elderly person with dysphagia is a candidate for active therapy or a candidate for palliative care involves a complex decision-making process. This course aims to better prepare the SLP to make these tough decisions to ensure the highest quality of care is provided....more+

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#e81 Prevention Of Aspiration Pneumonia: Oral Care And Free Water

by Kathy Panther, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST

The decision to give free water to dysphagic patients remains controversial, causing many clinicians to be reluctant to offer free water. Just how risky is free water? What is the correlation between free water and aspiration pneumonia?...more+

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#e74 Assessing Cough In Dysphagia Practice

by Teresa Pitts, PhD, CCC-SLP

How significant is patient cough during or after a meal? Are there means to determine if the cough is related to dysphagia? This research-focused course examines the literature on cough and dysphagia to help SLPs make evidence-based decisions related to the cough event....more+

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#e72 Oral Mechanism/Cranial Nerve Examination: What Every SLP Needs To Know

by Kellyn Hall, PhD, CCC-SLP

This course provides step-by-step instructions for performing and interpreting a quick, yet thorough, oral mechanism and cranial nerve exam across all ages. Includes specific guidelines and examples for interpreting and reporting results....more+

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#e68 Head And Neck Cancer Across The Continuum Of Care: Addressing Swallowing Challenges

by Paula Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

The most comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer online course ever offered for the SLP. This course provides an in-depth examination of head and neck cancer, its presentation, functional sequelae, evaluation approaches, treatment options, and...more+

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#e08 Interpretation Of Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies Of INFANTS & CHILDREN

by Joan Arvedson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD, BCS-S, ASHA Fellow

Developed by one of the most highly respected pediatric dysphagia clinicians, this course examines the evaluation and treatment of infants and children with dysphagia using videofluoroscopic studies to guide the decision-making process....more+

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#e07 Dysphagia Practice: Moving Toward More Comprehensive Treatment Protocols

by multiple expert presenters

This audio course brings together six leading experts who explain how to expand your current treatment options to include a more comprehensive treatment approach for working with persons with dysphagia....more+

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#e06 Electrical Stimulation In The Normal And Impaired Swallow

by Ianessa Humbert, PhD, CCC-SLP

Electrical stimulation is among the most studied of swallowing interventions in the published literature, yet many unanswered questions remain about its efficacy. Learn which patients are the best candidates for this technique....more+

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#e247 Best Outcomes In Telesupervision And Telehealth: Just Because You’re Hearing Doesn’t Mean You’re Listening

by Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP

We spend more time hearing than talking, yet we don't remember the majority of what we hear.  This becomes especially relevant as many SLPs and audiologists move to telepractice, telesupervision, and tele-education. In this online seminar come and learn to truly listen as we explore types of listening and obstacles to listening well in the online classroom or therapy room....more+

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#e245 Ready, Set, "Action" – Integrating Curriculum Verbs Into Your Therapy Session

by Cathy Alexander, MA, CCC-SLP

Limited verb lexicon is a characteristic of children with specific language impairment (SLI). Learn how SLPs can foster the development of verbs by increasing frequency input and verb diversity. Strategies will be provided for children with SLI to learn curriculum verbs. Grade-level verbs, high-incidence academic verbs, and verbs critical for academic success will be covered....more+

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#e244 Breaking Bad: Top-Down Executive Function Training And Clinical Interventions That Enhance Learning And Motivation

by Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP

This course will review new research on Social Emotional Learning (SEL), self-regulation, motivation and academic confidence.  The content will include brain research on how regulatory skills mature in children and adolescents to enable purposeful, goal-oriented behavior for academic success.  Research on best practices for...more+

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#e243 Updates In Neuroscience: How Therapy Changes The Brain

by Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP

This course reviews current neuroscience research on mechanisms of neuroplasticity and is applicable to all age ranges. The specific emphasis is on cognitive-communication therapeutic drivers that positively affect brain maturation, reorganization, and recovery after injury. The course provides a practical comprehensive overview of treatment methodology (the ‘How’ of therapy) and,...more+

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#e242 The Introduction To Fascia Management In Head & Neck Cancer Patients

by Vanessa Sifontes, MS, CCC-SLP, CMLDT, BSMT

This course instructs participants in the applied learning theory that focuses on histology, anatomy and physiology of the major organ systems found in the human body. This foundation will then facilitate the knowledge behind clinical skill sets and techniques needed to efficiently understand and treat the head and neck cancer population. ...more+

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#e241 The Impact Of Maltreatment On The Development Of Language

by Kimberly Sanzo, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is intended for speech-language pathologists who work with children who may have adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). It will address the effects...more+

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#e240 Assessing And Treating Selective Mutism As A Speech-Language Pathologist

by Emily Doll, MA, MS, CCC-SLP/L

Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder which profoundly affects social/pragmatic language skills and falls under the speech-language pathologist’s scope of practice. This presentation will provide assessment strategies, review important factors to consider in planning treatment, and provide practical suggestions of activities to use in therapy sessions....more+

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#e239 Patient Safety And Infection Prevention: Infection Control Practices For Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists And Healthcare Professionals

by Tom Franceschini, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is designed to teach and review infection control practices, as required throughout all healthcare settings and...more+

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#e238 Treatment In Telepractice: Part 3

by Marissa Rocheleau, MA, CCC-SLP

The course will cover issues related to choosing treatment materials for telepractice, including document cameras, iPad mirroring, and online resources, as well as a review of recent telepractice literature and considerations for...more+

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#e237 Mild Cognitive Impairment: Early Indicators, Assessment, And Clinical Interventions

by Kathryn Bayles, PhD, CCC-SLP

Early identification is vital to delay or prevent progression to dementia, and diagnostic criteria and test performance cutoffs are now available. Language performance deficits are early indicators of MCI and Speech-Language Pathologists are uniquely qualified to...more+

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#e234 Pragmatic Language Methods And Strategies: Anecdote On Excessive Screen Time

by LeAnna Heinrich, MS, CCC-SLP

This course examines the relationship between excessive screen time and language development, and offers suggestions for helping families understand screen time. Specific methods and strategies for incorporating the screen time discussion into...more+

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#e226 Learning Style Profile Advanced Course: How To Set Up The Therapy Environment

by Patrick Rydell, PhD

Most professionals and parents involved in ASD education and intervention are familiar with the latest empirical research.  But, what’s next? What is our game plan? This Learning Style Profile (LSP) Advanced Training Course focuses on training professionals and parents...more+

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#e220 Apraxia Of Speech In Adults: A Clinical Approach

by Jay Rosenbek, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD

This course covers evaluation and treatment of apraxia of speech in adults.  The emphasis throughout is on practice. The first section covers evaluation with a focus on the perceptual ...more+

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#e213 Learning Style Profile© Introductory Course: Building The Capacity For Socially Appropriate Conversation In Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Patrick Rydell, PhD

This course addresses 10 naturalistic developmental-behavioral intervention components that represent the greatest challenges for professionals and families as they establish and facilitate the necessary foundations for conversational skills in young children with ASD. Participants will be introduced to Dr. Patrick Rydell’s Learning Style Profile (LSP)...more+

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#e236 Supervision: Am I Ready To Be A Clinical Instructor?

by Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is intended for SLPs who are interested in developing their teaching abilities prior to taking on their first student. Participants will be introduced to terminology, supports available for novice supervisors, and common models of supervision and feedback.  Most importantly,...more+

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#e235 Language Deprivation In Children Who Are Hard Of Hearing: Defining It, Identifying It, And Describing How To Prevent And Treat It

by Kimberly Sanzo, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is intended for speech-language pathologists who work with children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH). It will address language deprivation in the...more+

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#e233 Introduction To Gender Affirming Voice Therapy

by Tina Babajanians, MS, CCC-SLP

This course explores voice management across the gender spectrum, with a focus on methods and strategies to alter voice characteristics. Participants will learn how to approach consultation, assessment, generalization, maintenance, vocal hygiene, and...more+

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#e232 Grammatical Morpheme Toolbox! Treatment Techniques Targeting Plurals, Verbs, And More!

by Cathy Alexander, MA, CCC-SLP

This course focuses on innovative strategies and techniques for teaching grammatical morphology for children ages three through ten years of age. Children with language impairments often have difficulties in many areas of language, but...more+

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#e229 Functional And First-Rate Aphasia Treatment: A Client-Centered Approach

by Jacqueline Hinckley, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD

This course provides the practicing clinician with the most up-to-date tools and methods, starting from the initial assessment, to establishing goals, to selecting an evidence-based treatment plan. The focus throughout the course is on...more+

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#e228 Core Principles For Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT)

by Harrison Jones, PhD, CCC-SLP

This course provides the critical background and foundational knowledge for developing and improving the clinical RMT programs including...more+

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#e227 Evaluations In Telepractice: Part 2

by Marissa Rocheleau, MA, CCC-SLP

This course will cover issues related to choosing paper-based and digital evaluations, relevant factors that may impact assessments online for children and adults, and discuss potential solutions for common challenges in the online realm. ...more+

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#e224 Private Practice Essentials: A Guide To Starting An SLP Private Practice

by Jill Shook, MS, CCC-SLP

Do you want to start a private SLP practice but aren’t sure where to begin? Do you wish you had a step-by-step guide to answer all of your questions? This is the course for you!  This course will guide you through...more+

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#e223 Managing Common SLP Stresses Before Burn Out Occurs

by Jessi Andricks, MS, CCC-SLP

In this course, you will learn the science behind stress, how it shows up in the day of an SLP, and how to manage...more+

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#e221 Human Trafficking:  How It Occurs, What It Looks Like, And How To Respond

by Amy Rouleau, MPA

The heinous crime of human trafficking has reached epidemic levels, not just around the world but in every state in the United States. This course is intended to teach professionals how to identify and respond to human trafficking....more+

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#e219 Topics On Supervision For Speech-Language Pathologists

by Cassie Quinn, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Fulfill your 2020 ASHA Mentoring and Supervisory course requirements. This 10.5 hour course includes all 10 learning modules of this course series, "Topics on Supervision for Speech-Language Pathologists". Specifically, this course will cover ...more+

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#e218 Topics On Supervision For Speech-Language Pathologists – Part 9 And 10

by Cassie Quinn, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Fulfill your 2020 ASHA Mentoring and Supervisory course requirements. This 2-hour course considers supervision across settings including common supervisory principles and patterns found across different settings, what the long-term supervision goal should be, and which types of interpersonal communication are most effective in each setting.  ...more+

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#e217 Topics On Supervision For Speech-Language Pathologists Part 7 And 8

by Cassie Quinn, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Fulfill your 2020 ASHA Mentoring and Supervisory course requirements. This 2-hour course first discusses accountability in the supervisory process. The second portion of this course will cover supervising students with disabilities. ...more+

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#e216 Topics On Supervision For Speech-Language Pathologists – Part 5 And 6

by Cassie Quinn, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Fulfill your 2020 ASHA Mentoring and Supervisory course requirements. This 2-hour course will discuss the importance of teaching critical thinking and problem solving in the supervisory process, and discuss observation and data collection to help maintain integrity in supervision...more+

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#e215 Topics On Supervision For Speech-Language Pathologists – Part 3 And 4

by Cassie Quinn, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Fulfill your 2020 ASHA Mentoring and Supervisory course requirements. This 2-hour course discusses different approaches to developing effective communication skills between supervisor and supervisee including the process of giving feedback to and leading conferences with supervisees....more+

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#e214 Topics On Supervision For Speech-Language Pathologists – Part 1 And 2

by Cassie Quinn, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Fulfill your 2020 ASHA Mentoring and Supervisory course requirements. This 2-hour course will address understanding roles & communicating expectations, and also discuss individualizing styles & levels of supervision. By reviewing evidence-based research on supervision, we discovered that students’ perceptions...more+

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#e211 Preparing SLPs Working In Skilled Nursing Facilities For The 2019 Changes In Medicare 

by Kellyn Hall, PhD, CCC-SLP

Healthcare reform is coming. Are you ready? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has proposed a new reimbursement methodology for SNF inpatient services (Medicare Part A) called the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). Final rule on PDPM is included...more+

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#e210 Getting Smart Using Technology: Evidence-Based Application Selection Criteria Methods

by Nikosi Darnell, PhD, CCC-SLP & Rebekah McPherson, PhD

Speech-language pathologists have been inundated with a myriad of technological choices to incorporate into their daily routines with young clients. However, there has been a lack of professional guidance in identifying technological applications that fall within the guidelines of developmentally appropriate practices, thus...more+

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#e209 Redeveloping Procedural Memories To Address Deficits In Swallowing, Communication And Rapid Decision Making

by Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS

This course explains how to reduce or eliminate the need for constant monitoring to maintain communication and swallowing goals. At the highest level, athletes have stored procedural memories ready to use in their sport. They can adjust these movements in the context of the game with consideration of fatigue, situation, environmental conditions and opponent. Can your patients do this with more basic activities in life, such as find the right word, count, swallow,...more+

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#e206 Managing The Defiant Or Uncooperative Child During Therapy

by Adina Soclof, MS, CCC-SLP

This course teaches clinicians effective and practical strategies to manage challenging and defiant behavior in their young clients. Children with difficult temperaments and those with developmental delays may have...more+

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#e205 Traumatic Brain Injury In Children And Adolescents - Part 2: Moderate To Severe TBI

by Paul Fogle, PhD, CCC-SLP

Sixty-four percent of shaken babies can demonstrate speech and language deficits with life-long consequencies. This course covers essential information about moderate to severe TBI in infants (e.g., shaken baby syndrome), children and adolescents that is based on the latest research from medical, rehabilitation, and speech-language pathology literature. ...more+

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#e204 Traumatic Brain Injury In Children And Adolescents - Part 1: Concussion (mTBI)

by Paul Fogle, PhD, CCC-SLP

This is possibly the most comprehensive online training program for speech-language pathologists on the types, causes and management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) in children and adolescents.  Participants will increase their knowledge base regarding the...more+

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#e199 Let's Get Serious About Vocabulary And Morphology Interventions: 80 Evidence-Based Treatments And Activities

by Cathy Alexander, MA, CCC-SLP

This course includes over 80 vocabulary intervention activities, including 20 "ready-to-use" activities for preschool through adolescent students. Participants will learn two approaches for selecting vocabulary words and nine techniques for teaching vocabulary....more+

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#e198 Evaluation And Treatment In Telepractice: Part 1

by Marissa Rocheleau, MA, CCC-SLP

This course is designed as an introduction to teletherapy evaluation and treatment for speech-language pathologists working with either children or adults. The course will cover client factors, privacy concerns,...more+

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#e197 Perceptions Of Children In Speech Therapy – What The SLP Needs To Know

by Ronda Wojcicki, MS, CCC-SLP

This course explores what research says about the perceptions of children in speech therapy from the lens of administrators, teachers, other adults and peers. The impacts of these perceptions...more+

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#e196 Speech-Language Pathologists And Accent Reduction

by Ana Paula Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is designed to help speech-language pathologists work with individuals who speak with mild, moderate or severe accents and desire to sound less foreign or nonstandard. It will enable SLPs to develop...more+

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#e195 Connecting Language Intervention And The Classroom

by Ana Paula Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is designed to help speech-language pathologists collaborate with classroom teachers with greater ease and effectiveness. It also provides SLPs a bridge between learning standards and language intervention goals. Key foundational language skills are...more+

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#e194 SLPs Working With Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Populations

by Ana Paula Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is designed to enable SLPs to incorporate a new working knowledge as it relates to bilingualism in the assessment and treatment of CLD populations. The material presented will...more+

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#e193 Accessible Strategies And RTI For Speech Intervention

by Ana Paula Mumy, MS, CCC-SLP

This course is designed to help SLPs make phonetic placement strategies accessible to students and teachers for target sounds frequently in error. The strategies are presented in a way that...more+

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#e191 Functional AAC Assessment And Intervention Strategies For Individuals With Severe Disabilities In Schools And Other Settings

by Stephen Calculator, PhD, CCC-SLP

This online course highlights functional AAC assessment and intervention strategies that have been found to be highly useful in fostering communication, educational, and related skills in individuals with severe disabilities, including those described as beginning communicators....more+

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#e190 Orofacial Myology/Tongue Thrust: An Introduction With Assessment Applications

by Sandra Holtzman, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, QOM

This course presents an overview of the specialty area of orofacial myology and its relationship to the field of speech-language pathology. Also covered are the procedures involved...more+

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#e188 Executive Functions And Self-Regulation: The Impact On Children And Adolescents 

by Rebecca Rowe, MA, CCC-SLP

This course is designed to provide a wide-focus view on the various areas of Executive Functioning from age 3 to 18. It reviews all the...more+

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#e187 Word-Finding Intervention: Retrieval Strategies For Semantic And Phonological Based Word-Finding Difficulties

by Diane German, PhD

Course presenter, Diane German, PhD, is a pioneer clinical researcher and clinical practitioner on the subject of Word Retrieval. This course will aid participants in developing a proven intervention program that addresses word retrieval and vocabulary deficits....more+

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#e186 Rationale For Meditation Techniques In Speech-Language Pathology Practice

by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP & Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP

This course will review the literature and discuss evidence-based ways to incorporate mindfulness practices into speech, language, cognitive and voice therapy for the adult population. The course will also...more+

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#e185 Cognitive Deficits Associated With Right Hemisphere Brain Damage: Attention, Executive Function, Awareness And Memory

by Margaret Blake, PhD, CCC-SLP

This course will cover disorders of cognition commonly associated with right hemisphere strokes in adults, including attention, executive function, awareness, and memory....more+

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#e184 A Cure For The Common Core: Using Books To Address Communication Skills In The Common Core State Standards

by Jennifer Schultz, MA, CCC-SLP

This presentation will provide participants with a framework for developing goals based on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and activities using children's literature as the context for intervention for students with communication impairments in Kindergarten through Fifth grades. Specific Phonemic Awareness...more+

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#e182 Perspectives On Speech And Language Interventions For Children With Developmental Disabilities

by Martha Burns, PhD, CCC-SLP

This course reviews and updates clinical research on speech sound disorders, language and reading disorders, and cognitive disorders in children. Briefly looking back at the views of significant contributors to our field, the course provides historical perspective for understanding some of the differences in...more+

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#e180 Common Core State Standards - Implications For Working With Children With Autism

by Peggy Agee, SLPD, CCC-SLP & Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP

This session will briefly review the history of the Common Core State Standards and present a method for analysis of standards to plan for intervention for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)....more+

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#e178 The Raz Preschool Stuttering Therapy Program

by Mirla Raz, MEd, SLP

In this complete therapy program, learn evaluation of stuttering and step-by-step instructions in treatment as well as specific instruction for at home carryover....more+

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#e177 Innovative Interventions: Improving Generalization In School-Age Children Using Experiential Learning Principles

by Claudia Doan, MS, CCC-SLP

This fun, interactive, and evidence-based course is designed to help school-age children internalize lessons taught in speech therapy and generalize them to real-life communication situations. Includes over 40 innovative lessons!...more+

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#e176 Neuro Developmental Treatment For Speech-Language Pathologists

by Marybeth Trapani-Hanasewych, MS, CCC-SLP

This is an introduction to the philosophy and brief history of NDT. Course includes the problem solving analysis using the International Classification of Functions that is a hallmark of NDT....more+

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