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By Eldré W. Beukes
January 28, 2021
You can spot them in your waiting room, the patient that you know is going to be more challenging than the average. That is the patient with distressing tinnitus. You may have had numerous conversations already and suggested sound enrichment, but for this…
By Billy T. Ogletree, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Catherine Brewer Smith Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Western Carolina University
December 29, 2020
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), as a subdiscipline of Speech-Language Pathology, has been around for approximately 70 years (Beukelman & Light, 2020). During this time, AAC has been shaped by numerous trends. Most recently, these have…
By Julie A. Honaker
November 23, 2020
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quickly impacted every aspect of clinical care for patients and caregivers alike. COVID-19 is known to cause a variety of symptoms spanning respiratory, gastrointestinal, and even neurological presentations. While not…
By Martha S. Burns
October 29, 2020
There is a major concern among clinicians working with children who exhibit cognitive and communication issues that the current educational and therapeutic restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic may decrease in therapeutic outcomes. The American…
By Lesley Sylvan
September 29, 2020
During the 2020-2021 school year and for school years to come, educators and professionals in schools will need to work harder than ever before to help students catch up from the lost learning opportunities. They will also need to work collectively to…