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Handout

What is Semantic 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 semantic 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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Therapy Material

Learning to Spot Scam Attempts

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AdultOTSLPBrain Injury
Spotting phishing scams can be challenging. This material provides information about what to look for as well as examples to assist with practice identifying a scam.
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Clinical Reference

Errorless Learning

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AdultOTSLPBrain Injury
This material explains the teaching strategy of errorless learning to ensure a person responds correctly to learn a new skill or strategy, how to use it in therapy, and who may benefit from it most.
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Respiratory Muscle Strength Training for Speech and Voice

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AdultSLPMotor Speech/Dysarthria/ApraxiaVoice
This resource provides information related to respiratory muscle strength training to improve speech and voice.
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Therapy Material

Techniques for Reducing or Eliminating Acquired Stuttering in Adults

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AdultSLPMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
This material provides techniques to help reduce or eliminate stuttering-like episodes that can be acquired following brain injury.
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How to Hip Hinge

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AdultOTPTBack/SpineOrthopaedics
This intervention piece outlines the optimal technique to hinge at the hip. It can be used to guide deadlift exercise technique or to teach someone how to pick up objects while limiting lumbar flexion as much as possible.
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Clinical Reference

Supraspinatus Exercises by Level of EMG Activity

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AdultOTPTOrthopaedicsShoulders
This resource outlines supraspinatus exercises from low to high levels of activity to help guide rehabilitation. Edwards, P. K., Ebert, J. R., Littlewood, C., Ackland, T., & Wang, A. (2017). A systematic review of electromyography studies in normal shoulders to inform postoperative rehabilitation following rotator cuff repair. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 47(12), […]
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Handout

What is an Acromioclavicular Joint Sprain?

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AdultOTPTOrthopaedicsShoulders
This document is an educational handout describing acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) sprains and what to expect for treatment and recovery. Skjaker, S. A., Enger, M., Engebretsen, L., Brox, J. I., & Bøe, B. (2020). Young men in sports are at highest risk of acromioclavicular joint injuries: A prospective cohort study. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 29(7), […]
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Nutrition for Wound Healing

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AdultOTPTSLPDiabetes
Do you have a patient with a wound? This document provides individuals with dietary recommendations when healing. It will provide a way to calculate caloric recommendations, protein requirements, and provide practical information about healing wounds.
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Clinical Reference

Evidence-Based Practice for SCI

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AdultOTPTSpinal Cord Injury
Do you have trouble knowing what outcome measures to use? This document is a quick reference for commonly used outcome measures for individuals after spinal cord injury. The document outlines what measures are best supported depending on severity of injury. Spinal Cord Injury EDGE Task Force Outcome Measures Recommendations
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Strategies

Build-Ups

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AdultOTPTSLPADLsParkinson’sStroke
This resource covers a variety of uses for build-ups, as well as different types of build-ups.
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Clinical Reference

Wheelchair Types

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AdultOTPTSeating and Mobility
This resource provides an overview of the different types of wheelchairs.
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Strategies

Adaptable Bras

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AdultOTADLs
This resource covers adaptable bras, as well as tools and other alternatives for bras that can increase independence with dressing.
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Therapy Material

I Spy Activity

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AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This tabletop exercise provides questions that target cognition, language, and visual perceptual skills.
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Therapy Material

2022 Weekly Calendars

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AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryMemoryPlanning/Organizing
A classic favorite! Our annual calendars are designed with your patients in mind! Includes weekly calendars for January through December 2022. Designed for people with memory and/or orientation impairments.
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Handout

Tips To Improve Physiological Age

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AdultOTPTSLPAging
There is nothing we can do about our chronological age, but we can still improve our functioning and health by improving our physiological age. This handout is a nice resource for older adults who may feel the golden years aren’t so golden. V. Mendonca, G., Pezarat-Correia, P., R. Vaz, J., Silva, L., D. Almeida, I., […]
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Strategies

Running-Related Injury: Risk Reduction Strategies

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AdultOTPTSports and Exercise
This intervention outlines evidence-based recommendations to reduce the risk of running-related injuries. Arnold, M. J., & Moody, A. L. (2018). Common Running Injuries: Evaluation and Management. American Family Physician, 97(8), 510-516.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 […]
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Botox for the Nervous System

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AdultOTPTBrain InjuryStroke
Do you have patients with spasticity? Botox can help with the reduction of spasticity for those with impaired nervous systems. This document helps patients, caregivers, clinicians, and students understand how Botox is used therapeutically. Awan K. H. (2017). The therapeutic usage of botulinum toxin (Botox) in non-cosmetic head and neck conditions – An evidence based […]
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Avoiding Pressure Ulcers

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AdultOTPTSLPNervous System Conditions
Do you have a patient who is at risk for skin breakdown? This document provides simple and effective tips and recommendations for those with the risk of integument breakdown. Send a patient or caregiver home with these strategies to better improve patient compliance and outcomes. Goodman CC, Fuller KS (2021) Goodman and Fuller’s pathology: Implications […]
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Eval Tool

Cervical Proprioceptive Measurement Tool

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AdultOTPTNeckOrthopaedics
Concussion and cervicalgia are often accompanied by cervical proprioceptive deficits. This document creates a simple way to measure, document, and access proprioceptive deficits. The document includes instructions for performance and information needed to effectively scan into documentation. Note: The measurements on this resource will print accurately when using settings of “scale to print” at 96% […]
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