Gail J. Richard reminds us that we need to be a big picture diagnostician. At times we are treating surface issues and not addressing deeper underlying problems. This can impede our progress.
Intense sports like football often result in head injuries. Research indicates changes in white brain matter even when other symptoms of a concussion were not reported.
New Medicare regulations result in increased paperwork for SLPs.
Research indicates that around 50% of SLPs working in telepractice report that they are doing so for elementary age students.
We are living in an incredible transition time in the Age of Technology. 5 experts way in on how Hearing Assistive Technology will develop over the next few years. Many think that smartphones will become more usable and specialized for people with a hearing disability.
The 2 main questions to ask ourselves when choosing AAC (Augmentative Alternative Communication) or a SGD (Speech Generating Device) are
Does the device allow the client to communicate something that cannot already be communication by some other means?
Is the new device more efficient and easier to use than other, existing means of communication?