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What is Nonfluent/Agrammatic Variant Primary Progressive Aphasia?

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AdultSLPAphasia
Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is the rarest form of aphasia and is a neurodegenerative disease. There are three variants of PPA. This handout specifically focuses on the nonfluent/agrammatic variant of PPA and provides examples of how it may manifest in speech and language tasks. Volkmer, A., Rogalski, E., Henry, M., Taylor-Rubin, C., Ruggero, L., Khayum, […]
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Best Gluteus Medius Exercises by EMG Level

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AdultOTPTHip/PelvisOrthopaedics
This resource outlines gluteus medius exercises by EMG level to help guide the clinician hoping to optimally load people with gluteus medius dysfunction. Moore, D., Semciw, A. I., & Pizzari, T. (2020). A systematic review and meta-analysis of common therapeutic exercises that generate highest muscle activity in the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus segments. International […]
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Positive Parenting – Strategies for Parents of Children with Developmental Delays

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PediatricAutismLanguage Development
This resource provides parents with positive strategies that may be used when caring for children with special needs. Seay, A., Freysteinson, W. M., & McFarlane, J. (2014, July). Positive parenting. In Nursing Forum (Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 200-208).Working Together Toolkit. (2006). https://depts.washington.edu/dbpeds/FamilyiTools(PositiveParenting).pdf
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Therapy Material

Visual Scanning Worksheets

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AdultOTSLPAttentionBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This therapy material works on practicing visual scanning skills with three different levels of difficulty.
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What is Osteomyelitis?

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AdultOTPTOrthopaedics
This handout outlines what osteomyelitis is, symptoms, diagnostic testing, and what to expect with this condition. Osteomyelitis. (2021, August 08). https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org
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Sjogren’s Syndrome and Dysphagia

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AdultSLPDysphagia
Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that causes dry mouth, which can lead to dysphagia with reduced saliva production. This handout explains more about this disorder and provides some swallowing strategies to consider.
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Therapy Material

Seasons Themed Exercise Pack

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AdultOTPTAgingAttentionBalance/VestibularBrain InjuryCardiovascular DiseaseCOPDDementia
This therapy material can be used for group exercise, and mobility, with cognition breaks. It’s designed in four seasonal themes to add a fun twist!
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Clinical Reference

Figure-of-Eight Measurement

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AdultOTPTArm/HandCardiovascular DiseaseFeetOrthopaedicsSports and ExerciseStroke
This will assist clinicians in properly performing figure-of-eight measurement to assess foot and/or ankle edema. Borthwick, Y., Paul, L., Sneddon, M., McAlpine, L., & Miller, C. (2013). Reliability and validity of the figure-of-eight method of measuring hand size in patients with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. European Journal of Cancer Care, 22(2), 196–201.Devoogdt, N., Cavaggion, C., Van […]
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Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST) Scale

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AdultSLPDysphagia
The Dynamic Imaging Grade of Swallowing Toxicity (DIGEST) Scale was created to generate a measure of pharyngeal dysphagia as a toxicity endpoint. This material explains its background and how to determine safety and efficiency grades to obtain a global rating of pharyngeal swallowing function. Hutcheson, K.A., Barrow, M.P., Barringer, D.A., Knott, J.K., Lin, H.Y., Weber, […]
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Tantrums and Frustration in Non-Verbal Children

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PediatricSLPAutismLanguage Development
This resource is for parents who are seeking tips to help their non-verbal child through tantrums and periods of frustration.
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Therapy Material

Functional Standing Tolerance Activities

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AdultOTPTSLPADLsBalance/VestibularBrain InjuryCardiovascular DiseaseChronic PainCOPDCOVID-19DementiaFall RiskParkinson’sPlanning/OrganizingStroke
This resource covers functional ways to work on standing tolerance.
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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Anatomy and Treatment

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AdultOTPTArm/HandOrthopaedics
This handout outlines what cubital tunnel syndrome is and what to expect with treatment. It also outlines the anatomy of the cubital tunnel. Andrews, K., Rowland, A., Pranjal, A., & Ebraheim, N. (2018). Cubital tunnel syndrome: Anatomy, clinical presentation, and management. Journal of Orthopaedics, 15(3), 832-836.Staples, J. R., & Calfee, R. (2017). Cubital tunnel syndrome. […]
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Ice Massage Instruction Sheet

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AdultOTPTOrthopaedicsStrains
This intervention piece is designed to instruct someone how to do an ice massage to reduce pain. It is a great handout to include with the home program for people with acute injuries. Sarver, D. C., Sugg, K. B., Disser, N. P., Enselman, E. R., Awan, T. M., & Mendias, C. L. (2017). Local cryotherapy […]
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Describing Similarities and Differences of Objects and Locations

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AdultSLPAphasia
This higher-level language task requires a person to creatively describe how different objects or locations are similar and different.
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Using an Interpreter, Translator, and/or Transliterator in Speech Therapy

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AdultSLPAphasiaBrain InjuryStroke
This material provides guidance when using an interpreter, translator, or transliterator in speech therapy sessions. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (n.d.). Collaborating with Interpreters, Transliterators, and Translators. (Practice Portal). Retrieved 08.15.2022 from www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Professional-Issues/Collaborating-With-Interpreters/
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The Importance of Crossing Midline

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AdultOTPTStroke
This resource describes why implementing crossing midline in neuro-rehabilitation is valuable to recovery.
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Lower Extremity PNF

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AdultOTPTNervous System Conditions
This resource outlines PNF exercise techniques that are commonly used in neurologic rehabilitation. It is a resource designed for clinicians.
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Therapy Material

The Spooky Wheels on the Bus

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PediatricSLPLiteracy
A humorous Halloween-themed version of the classic song THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…with a few ghoulish tricks and treats up its sleeves! Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through town picking up a few unsuspecting passengers along the way.
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