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Thickened Liquids Signs – IDDSI Language

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AdultPediatricSLPDietsDysphagiaFeeding and Swallowing
These signs can be placed at head-of-bed to serve as helpful reminders for patients, staff, and family.
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Chair Yoga

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AdultOTAgingBalance/VestibularFall RiskSports and Exercise
Yoga is a beneficial mode of exercise for all populations and can improve flexibility, strength, and mental health. Some people may not be able to safely engage in traditional yoga, and require chair-level modifications. This handout covers a variety of yoga exercises that can be performed in the chair.
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Older Adult Fall Prevention: Core Concepts

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AdultOTAgingBalance/VestibularFall Risk
Falls are among a leading cause of physical injury, disability, and death for the older adult population and are connected to the interrelated aspects of cognition, physical abilities, and the environment. This handout details fall prevention concepts related to these aspects of fall risk for older adults and provides education, insight, and ideas for patients, […]
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Preeclampsia and Bed Rest in Pregnancy

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AdultOTADLs/IADLs
This handout provides information about preeclampsia and bed rest during pregnancy, with a focus on maintaining meaningful activities when the client has limited ability to engage in physical activity.
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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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AdultOTADLs/IADLsBowel/Bladder
This resource provides foundational information about pelvic floor dysfunction, including an HEP handout with basic pelvic floor exercises. Cho, S. T., & Kim, K. H. (2021). Pelvic floor muscle exercise and training for coping with urinary incontinence. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation, 17(6), 379–387.
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Principles of Neuroplasticity

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AdultOTBrain InjuryStroke
This resource provides key principles of neuroplasticity with considerations to incorporate into treatment to maximize improvement through neuroplasticity. Kleim, J. A., & Jones, T. A. (2008). Principles of experience-dependent neural plasticity: implications for rehabilitation after brain damage. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51(1), S225–S239.
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Muscle Tension Dysphagia

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AdultSLPAnatomy/PhysiologyDysphagia
This quick reference guide captures the basics of muscle tension dysphagia and outlines some available treatment options. Kang CH, Hentz JG, Lott DG. Muscle Tension Dysphagia: Symptomology and Theoretical Framework. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Nov;155(5):837-842. da Cunha Pereira G, de Oliveira Lemos I, Dalbosco Gadenz C, Cassol M. Effects of Voice Therapy on Muscle […]
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Cognitive Strategies Framework for Cleaning and Home Organization

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AdultOTSLPAttentionBrain InjuryPlanning/OrganizingSequencing
This is a framework for cognitive strategies while referencing a functional spring cleaning and home organization checklist to improve independence and accuracy for patients with cognitive communication deficits that impact attention, organization, problem-solving, and executive function tasks. Gopi Y, Wilding E, Madan CR. Memory rehabilitation: restorative, specific knowledge acquisition, compensatory, and holistic approaches. Cogn Process. […]
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Password Logbook Memory Strategy

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AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryMemoryPlanning/OrganizingStroke
This resource is a compensatory memory strategy for people with a brain injury, providing a space to keep all login and password information organized.
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What is Mild Cognitive Impairment?

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AdultSLPDementia
MCI is often under-diagnosed and under-reported for individuals after a stroke, but is highly common. This handout offers an overview of the diagnosis for patients. Petersen, R. C., Lopez, O., Armstrong, M. J., Getchius, T. S., Ganguli, M., Gloss, D., … & Rae-Grant, A. (2018). Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment: Report of the […]
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Returning to Reading: Adaptive Supports

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AdultOTSLPAphasiaBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This handout discusses different types of strategies and resources you can use to help with improving your ability to read, whether it be a book or signs in your environment.
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Implementing the Stuttering Modification Approach for Pediatric Patients

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PediatricSLPArticulationFluency
This resource outlines stuttering modification approaches with tools to use them and support home practice. Kohmäscher, A., Primaßin, A., Heiler, S., Da Costa Avelar, P., Franken, M.-C., & Heim, S. (2023). Effectiveness of stuttering modification treatment in school-age children who stutter: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Brignell, A., Krahe, […]
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Reference Guide to Early Language Standardized Assessments

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PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This is a one-stop resource for a comprehensive list of early language standardized assessments with strengths, weaknesses, and when to use. Sansavini A, Favilla ME, Guasti MT, Marini A, Millepiedi S, Di Martino MV, Vecchi S, Battajon N, Bertolo L, Capirci O, et al. Developmental Language Disorder: Early Predictors, Age for the Diagnosis, and Diagnostic […]
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Quick Sensory Feeding Therapy Ideas for Toddlers

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PediatricSLPBirth to 3Feeding and SwallowingPicky Eating
Sensory feeding opportunities for toddlers with selective eating are an evidenced-based way to allow for visual, tactile, olfactory, and potential oral exploration. This resource is to provide clinicians with ideas for therapy targeting sensory exploration and can be used for feeding therapy as well as language therapy. Herde, C. (2019). 5 Tips to Create Positive […]
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Problem Solving Activities for Adolescents with Brain Injury

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PediatricSLPPediatric Brain Injury
The adolescent age group is among the highest population susceptible to acquired brain injury. Problem solving deficits impacting social competence often create a functional barrier for this population. This clinical tool provides social problem solving therapy ideas for therapy use. Tlustos, S. J., Kirkwood, M. W., Taylor, H. G., Stancin, T., Brown, T. M., & […]
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Quick Start Guide: Prelinguistic Communication Evaluations

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PediatricSLPBirth-3Language Development
Use this resource to support accurate and meaningful language evaluations in the youngest clients with minimal spoken languag
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High Contrast and Low Vision

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AdultOTHome ModificationsVisual Impairment/Neglect
This resource details why high contrast strategies work, provides plenty of visual examples, discusses safety concerns to place emphasis on, and the use of interviews to guide intervention for individuals with low vision. Drowsy Driving (November, 2022). Cdc.gov. Retrieved February 6, 2024 from https://www.cdc.gov/sleep/features/drowsy-driving.html.
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Reaction Time + Driving

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AdultOTADLs/IADLsAgingBrain InjuryStroke
This therapy material provides simple education on reaction time and how it is associated with driving as well therapy activities that can improve reaction time, and a handout portion covering driving tips to combat slower reaction time.
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Stretches for Shoulder Pain and Range of Motion

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AdultOTOrthopaedicsShoulders
This HEP focuses on key stretches for decreasing shoulder pain and improving shoulder ROM. Clark-Wilson, J., Giles, G. M., & Baxter, D. M. (2014). Revisiting the Neuro­ functional Approach: Conceptualizing the core components for the rehabilitation of everyday living skills. Brain Injury, 28, 1646– 1656. Giles, G. M., & Clark-Wilson, J. (Eds.). (1993). Brain injury […]
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The Neurofunctional Approach to Addressing Functional Cognition

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AdultOTBrain InjuryStroke
This resource provides key aspects of the neurofunctional approach, including intervention techniques and an example of application in clinical practice.
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