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Doll Play at Mealtimes for Feeding and Swallowing Development

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PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This resource is for clinicians and caregivers who are seeking ideas to motivate their children to participate in oral feeding during the mealtime experience.
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Therapy Material

ADL/IADL Sequencing Cards (9-10 Steps)

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AdultOTSLPADLsBrain InjurySequencingStroke
This material provides multi-step images and written directions for two ADLs and IADLs to work on sequencing and reading comprehension.
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Clinical Reference

Goals of Care Conversation

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AdultOTPTSLPAgingCaregiver
Therapists play an integral role in providing information regarding cognition and mobility. This material includes further information regarding goals, barriers, considerations, framework, and timing related to goals of care conversations. Dunlay SM, Strand JJ. How to discuss goals of care with patients. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Jan;26(1):36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.03.018.
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Handout

Vertebral Compression Fracture: What to Expect

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AdultOTPTBack/SpineOrthopaedics
This handout outlines what vertebral compression fractures are, what recovery looks like, and what to expect with treatment. Designed to be shared with people who have compression fractures. McCarthy, J., & Davis, A. (2016). Diagnosis and Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures. American Family Physician, 94(1), 44-50.Sinaki, M., Itoi, E., Wahner, H., Wollan, P., Gelzcer, R., […]
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Handout

Navigating Speech and Swallowing Supports for Cerebral Palsy (CP) in the 0-PreK Age Group

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PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This handout provides a quick, basic overview to help parents navigate speech and swallowing challenges commonly seen in children with cerebral palsy. Arvedson, J. C. (2013). Feeding children with cerebral palsy and swallowing difficulties. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 67(S2). https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2013.224Hustad, K. C., Mahr, T. J., Broman, A. T., & Rathouz, P. J. (2020). Longitudinal […]
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Therapy Material

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves!

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PediatricSLPLiteracy
That lovely old lady is ready for her fall comeback! What can you make from leaves, clothes, a pumpkin, and rope? Only this old lady knows the secret! With rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version of the classic song will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page–a fun story to […]
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Clinical Reference

Evidence-Based Practice for Multiple Sclerosis

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AdultOTPTMultiple Sclerosis
Do you have trouble writing evidence based goals for your patients with Multiple Sclerosis? This document outlines recommended outcome measures and the scores that are necessary to demonstrate improvement. Use it as a quick reference to educate patients on their fall risk and performance relative to other individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. Shirley Ryan Ability Labs, […]
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Handout

Medication Visual Education with Body Diagrams for Male and Female

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AdultOTPTSLPADLsBrain InjuryMedications and Wellness
Use these male/female full body diagrams to provide education regarding the type of medications prescribed and what they are prescribed to treat.
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Clinical Reference

Gout, CPPD, HADD, and Septic Arthritis Differential Sheet

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AdultOTPTChronic Pain
This resource is designed as a reference for clinicians to refer to when suspecting types of inflammatory arthritis that can present similarly. Hainer, B. L., Matheson, E., & Wilkes, R. T. (2014). Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Gout. American Family Physician, 90(12), 831-836.Rosenthal, A. K., & Ryan, L. M. (2016). Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease. New […]
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Handout

Baby Carrier Language Opportunities

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PediatricSLPLanguage Development
This resource is for caregivers who are interested in ideas to promote language exposure while carrying their baby in baby wear gear.
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Clinical Reference

Evidence-Based Practice for Parkinson’s Disease

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AdultOTPTParkinson’s
Do you have trouble writing evidence based goals for your patients with Parkinson’s Disease? This document outlines recommended outcome measures and the scores that are necessary to demonstrate improvement. Use it as a quick reference to educate patients on their fall risk and performance relative to other individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. Shirley Ryan Ability Labs, […]
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Handout

Build Your Own Home Exercise Program

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AdultOTPTSLPSports and Exercise
Therapists can be very particular about exercise. Do you ever find that you can’t find an exercise you want your patient to complete on standard HEP programs? Do you find yourself drawing exercises for patients on the back of scratch paper or sticky notes? This document provides an easy format that lets the therapist write […]
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Therapy Material

Origami for Fine Motor and Cognition

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AdultOTPTSLPArm/HandArthritisAttentionBrain InjuryOrthopaedicsSequencingVisual Impairment/Neglect
This material has origami instructions to work on bilateral coordination skills and cognition.
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Handout

Alcohol After Brain Injury

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AdultOTSLPBrain Injury
Many survivors of brain injury wonder if alcohol can remain a part of their lives. This handout explains the neuro-toxic effect of alcohol and provides suggested alternatives for continuing to enjoy the ritual of a drink without the alcohol. Griswold, M. G., Fullman, N., Hawley, C., Arian, N., Zimsen, S. R., Tymeson, H. D., … […]
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Clinical Reference

Sensory Groups for Adults

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AdultOTPTSLPBrain InjuryCancerChronic PainDementiaParkinson’sStrokeVisual Impairment/Neglect
This resource covers a variety of sensory group ideas.
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Handout

Seizure Disorders

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AdultOTPTSLPBrain Injury
This resource covers different seizure disorders and fundamental concepts for working with clients who have them.
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Therapy Material

Laundry Visual Checklist

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AdultOTSLPADLsBrain InjuryDementiaPlanning/OrganizingSequencing
This material provides simple pictures and instructions to support those with cognitive deficits with completing laundry tasks.
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