As part of our efforts during Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) to raise awareness about ASHA members’ unique skills, we’re offering suggestions audiologists and speech-language pathologists can share with teachers and other school personnel to help deaf or hard of hearing students succeed.
Goals based on following directions may not accurately reflect a child’s understanding.
An SLP makes print books interactive and engages the five senses to build clients’ literacy skills.
A toddler not responding to “motherese” may be indicative of autism, according to a study in JAMA Open Network.
Recent guidance creates confusion, access issues, and calls for compliance with federal law.
Using reframed guidelines that broaden cochlear implant candidacy by age and amount of residual hearing, clinicians can give more children access to spoken language.
After cochlear implantation, older adults in group rehabilitation help one another push past the initial “thorns” to the "roses"—and learn to hear again.
For some adults, the flexibility of online AR may be their only option for learning to effectively use their cochlear implants.
Support for students who test in top and bottom ranges will naturally target their challenges—but it’s also important to amplify their strengths.
Recent adjustments to FDA guidance somewhat expand pediatric candidacy for cochlear implants, but not to the degree seen internationally or called for in some research.
An SLP’s personal and educational experiences with dialect inform her clinical plans.
Through her research, Memorie Gosa seeks to identify valid methods to clinically assess feeding skills in children.
Value-based care models in Medicare and Medicaid will factor social determinants of health into payment calculations. What does that mean for providers?
Hired care partners are critical to safe swallowing and eating for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but they often lack important dysphagia training.
By diving into the world of 3D printing, an SLP invents a new product and becomes an accidental entrepreneur.
The end of the national public health emergency changes the rules for providing speech-language pathology services via telehealth—and which payers will continue to cover it.