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Aspects of Communication to Consider when Assessing Pragmatics

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AdultSLPBrain InjurySequencing
This is a list of aspects of communication to consider when assessing the area of pragmatics and generating a plan of care. Martin, I., & McDonald, S. (2003). Weak coherence, no theory of mind, or executive dysfunction? Solving the puzzle of pragmatic language disorders. Brain and Language, 85, 451-466.Paul, R. (2000). Language disorders from infancy […]
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Clinical Reference

Tips for Teaching Locative Prepositions to Toddlers

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PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This resource is for families, clinicians, and educators who are seeking ideas to help teach their toddlers locative prepositions.
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Therapy Material

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

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PediatricSLPLiteracy
A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain (Kenya). Verna Aardema has brought the original story closer to the English nursery rhyme by putting in a cumulative refrain and giving the tale the rhythm of “The House That Jack Built.”
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Therapy Material

How To Get Up From A Fall

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AdultOTPTSLPAgingBalance/VestibularCaregiverFall Risk
Therapy material to use during fall recovery interventions to assist with sequencing and providing individuals to assist with technique follow-through and carryover. Moreland, B., Kakara, R., & Henry, A. (2020). Trends in nonfatal falls and fall-related injuries among adults aged ≥65 years — United States, 2012–2018. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 69(27), 875–881.Chronic conditions. […]
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Ptosis

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AdultOTPTSLPAgingMyasthenia GravisStroke
This resource covers ptosis (droopy eyelid).
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Handout

Visual Requirements for Driving

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AdultOTSLPAgingAttentionBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This handout covers visual skills required for driving.
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Handout

What Is Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy?

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AdultOTPTFeetOrthopaedics
This handout outlines tibialis posterior tendinopathy (TPT). It is designed as a handout to provide to people with TPT. It outlines what TPT is and what to expect regarding treatment and recovery. Ling, S. K., & Lui, T. H. (2017). Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction: An overview. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 11(1), 714-723.Kulig, K., Lederhaus, E. […]
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Clinical Reference

Building Blocks: Using Block Manipulatives To Target Goals

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PediatricSLPArticulationLanguage DevelopmentPragmatics
This resource outlines ways to use stacking blocks/Lego items to tackle multiple therapy session goals.
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Therapy Material

Packing for Vacation: A Receptive/Expressive Language Activity

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PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This therapy activity targets expressive and receptive language skills in the context of packing for a vacation.
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Therapy Material

Sports Sequencing Activity

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AdultOTSLPBrain Injury
This activity requires a person to sequence steps related to different types of sports.
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Clinical Reference

Pulmonary Embolism: Warning Signs and Screening for Clinicians

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AdultOTPTSLPRespiratory Care
A pulmonary embolism (PE) can be easily missed and can have devastating consequences. It is important for all clinicians to be aware of the signs/symptoms of PE so they can refer out appropriately when suspected. This resource outlines screening guidelines for clinicians. Essien, E., Rali, P., & Mathai, S. C. (2019). Pulmonary embolism. Medical Clinics […]
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Handout

Foot-Core Injury Prevention Program

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AdultOTPTFeetOrthopaedics
This piece outlines an evidence based program for preventing running related injuries. It is designed to be provided to runners as they return to sport. Taddei, U. T., Matias, A. B., Duarte, M., & Sacco, I. C. (2020). Foot core training to prevent running-related injuries: A survival analysis of a single-blind, randomized controlled trial. The […]
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Handout

Understanding Ultrasound

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AdultOTPTChronic Pain
Do you need help remembering parameters for ultrasound? Do you have patients or students that are curious about how ultrasound works? This document outlines the basics behind ultrasound and general guidelines for treatment parameters. Micholvitz, S. (2016). Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention (6th ed.). F. A. Davis Company.
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Handout

Considerations for Return to Work/School After Brain Injury

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AdultOTSLPBrain Injury
Returning to work/school is usually a primary goal for the brain injury survivor. This handout discusses areas the person and their team should consider as they plan a supportive return to work/school environment.
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Therapy Material

Swallowing Recommendations Guide for Patients and Care Partners

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AdultSLPDysphagia
Often, speech-language pathologists have many recommendations when it comes to swallowing but this information may be overwhelming for the patient or care partner to remember. This swallowing recommendation guide allows the SLP to quickly make checkmarks next to the personalized recommendation for the patient. There is also space for additional comments.
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Handout

NMES for Shoulder Subluxation

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AdultOTPTStroke
Do you have patients who have had recent shoulder surgery or perhaps had a recent stroke? This document outlines pad placement and parameters for NMES on the shoulder. Use it with your patients in the clinic or prescribe the intervention as part of a home program. Micholvitz, S. (2016). Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention (6th ed.). […]
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Therapy Material

Pencil Pushups for Convergence Insufficiency

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AdultOTPTBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Processing
This handout details the pencil pushup exercise, which can be used to treat convergence insufficiency.
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Strategies

Adaptive Equipment for Cooking

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AdultOTSLPADLsAgingArm/HandArthritisOrthopaedicsSpinal Cord InjuryStroke
This resource covers a wide variety of adaptive equipment that can be used for cooking tasks.
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