Category Archives: Speech And Language Pathologists

New Grant Will Help ID Bilingual Kids Who Need SLP

Researchers at the University of Arizona are using a five-year $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a new baseline assessment to help determine when Spanish/English bilingual children are in need of speech language therapy. According to a UA article, because Spanish and English don’t use all of the same sounds (like […]

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Adults Need Speech Therapy, As Well

It is much easier to find a pediatric speech therapy facility than one for adults, even though adults may have just as many (albeit different) reasons for needing the therapy as children. According to a recent article at Craig Daily Press, Memorial Regional Health in Colorado has recognized the need for adult speech therapy and […]

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Postbac Programs Are Excellent Prep for an SLP MS

A lot of us went to college, got a bachelor’s degree in something liberal artsy (ahem, art history anyone?), and wandered off into the world at 22 still not knowing what we wanted to be when we grew up. The luckiest ones quickly fell into careers they enjoyed. More of us jumped around until we […]

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Keep Calm and Carry on with Kid Clients

Children seem to be born knowing how to push adults’ buttons. This is frustrating enough as a parent, but can feel doubly so as a speech language therapist. Children who come to you for help are often stymied and frustrated by their limited verbal communication skills. Unfortunately, these same clinicians make excellent targets for this […]

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SLPs Consider Long-Term Effects of Babies’ Food Pouch Use

Food pouches are a handy convenience for the parent or childcare worker on the go. Toss a hangry toddler a box of applesauce, and you’ve bought yourself another hour before the next food/sleep/boredom crisis. But as these kids age, a few unexpected problems are starting to surface. A parent and speech-language therapist/feeding therapist writing for […]

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Continuing Education Can Help Fill the Holes in Your Bag of Tricks

School district speech language pathologists are often expected to work miracles and treat kids for a variety of deficits. They can’t possibly be experts in everything, so when they have clients whose needs are outside of their areas of expertise, sometimes continuing education courses can be the perfect solution. One of the conditions that may […]

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A New SLP CE Provider Has Moseyed into Town

It’s always exciting to discover a new continuing education provider for your field. Speech Language Pathologists now have a new CE provider available. The ASHA gave the thumbs-up to Mediscan in October, 2017, making it the industry’s newest approved continuing education provider. Mediscan employs school-based and healthcare professionals throughout the country. Their in-person CE offerings […]

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Register Now for Upstate NY RehabSymposium in March, 2018

Physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, and speech language pathologists are invited to earn continuing education credit at the ECMC RehabSymposium on March 10th, 2018 in Buffalo, NY. According to the save-the-date flyer in the link above, some of the topics covered will include: “• Updates in Neuroanatomy and Stroke Intervention • Cardiopulmonary […]

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Trauma CE Available November 18 in Fond du Lac, WI

Occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, social workers, and speech therapists who work with trauma victims are invited to a continuing education session entitled “Trauma Informed Approach to Sensory Processing Disorders and Arousal Regulation.” The Treffert Center is hosting the event 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 in the Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center, […]

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Speech/Language Pathologist, PT and OT CEUs available in Boston November 15-17

Speech/Language Pathologist, PT and OT CEUs available in Boston November 15-17

 BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — To help therapists and other school based professionals address the most pressing cognitive, behavioral, motor, and sensory challenges facing children, Education Resources Inc. is now offering twelve new sessions, in addition to a preconference, at the Eighteenth Annual Therapies in the School Conference. The course will be held on November 16-17 at the […]

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