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By Robyn O'Halloran
February 27, 2020
The ability to communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds with different needs, abilities, values, and preferences is a critical skill for all health care providers. It is also a critical factor in ensuring patient safety, a good…
By Linda L. Daniel and Sheha V. Bharadwaj
December 23, 2019
The following case study is taken from the new book, Video-Based Aural Rehabilitation Guide: Enhancing Listening and Spoken Language in Children and Adults by Linda Daniel and Sneha V. Bharadwaj. Each chapter in the book concludes with a spotlight on a…
By Sandra Levey, PhD
November 27, 2019
Human language is integrated with a range of neural processes. Language plays a central role in the human brain in: processing color, making judgments, maintaining focus and attention, orientating to time and place, processing and recalling events,…
By Rene L. Utianski, PhD, CCC-SLP
August 29, 2019
As I now work with patients with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), I find myself reflecting on my initial experiences in helping to diagnose and care for them. Briefly, for those unfamiliar with PPA, it is an umbrella term that captures a heterogeneous…
By Linda S. Carozza, PhD, CCC-SLP
June 28, 2019
In today’s recent news was the resignation of Theresa May as the second female Prime Minister of Great Britain. I listened carefully to her speech and was absorbed by her physical deportment. It resonated with me as a recent author and invited presenter…