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Therapy Material

A Frog in the Bog

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
PediatricSLPLiteracy
A clever introduction to counting, filled with bouncy text and zany illustrations, follows a small, hungry frog sitting on the log in the middle of the bog as he counts the many delectable delights around him, from one tick on a stick to three flies buzzing in the skies.
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Handout

Pain Rules HEP Guide

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTPTChronic Pain
This intervention piece is a great tool to give with the initial exercise program. It outlines several different options that the clinician can choose for the patient regarding allowed pain with exercise. Smith, B. E., Hendrick, P., Smith, T. O., Bateman, M., Moffatt, F., Rathleff, M. S., Selfe, J., & Logan, P. (2017). Should exercises […]
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Clinical Reference

Evidence-Based Practice for Managing Fall Risk in Older Adults

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTAgingFall Risk
This document is a quick reference for commonly used outcome measures for older individuals to determine if they have risk of falling. The document outlines what measures are best supported and outlines the sensitivity and specificity of the risk of falls in the next year. Shirley Ryan Ability Labs, 2022Academy of Neurologic Physical TherapyAcademy of […]
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Strategies

Toileting with Spinal Precautions

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTSLPADLsBack/SpineBowel/BladderOrthopaedics
This resource covers different strategies and equipment that can be used to help with toileting while the patient is in a TLSO and/or with spinal precautions.
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Handout

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTSLPCancerCardiovascular Disease
This handout details the condition of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including the risks, symptoms, prevention, and how to respond in the case of a DVT.
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Handout

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTArm/HandOrthopaedicsSports and Exercise
This resource details what De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is and how to treat it.
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Therapy Material

Visual Memory Activity

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultOTSLPAttentionBrain InjuryMemoryVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This material works on visual memory in a fun way, with aspects of fine motor skills incorporated. It provides guidance on how to implement it in an individual and group treatment setting.
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Clinical Reference

How To: California Tri Pull Taping Method

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTPTOrthopaedicsShouldersStroke
This reference provides the clinician an overview of the California Tri Pull Taping method and how to apply the technique to an individual with a subluxed shoulder. Vitoonpong, T., Chang K.V. (2021). Shoulder Subluxation. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan-.Ravichandran, H., Janakiraman, B., Sundaram, S., Fisseha, B., Gebreyesus, T., & Yitayeh […]
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Therapy Material

Garage Tools Deductive Reasoning Puzzle

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryPlanning/Organizing
This activity requires individuals to read complex clues and use the information to make inferences to solve the puzzle with the table provided.
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Clinical Reference

FEES in the NICU/Inpatient Pediatric Setting

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
PediatricSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This resource provides a broad outline for how to implement a fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and/or pediatric inpatient setting.
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Handout

Mealtime Plate Prep for Visually Impaired Children

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
PediatricOTSLPFeeding and Swallowing
This resource is for caregivers who are seeking tips to promote independence with self-feeding for children who are visually impaired.
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Therapy Material

Constraint Induced Language Treatment (CILT) Kitchen Scene

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultSLPAphasia
Constraint induced language treatment (CILT) is a communication task that relies solely on verbal communication avoiding the use of compensatory strategies. This activity focuses on vocabulary related to a kitchen scene.
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Clinical Reference

How We Explore Race, Culture, and Gender in Speech Therapy

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
PediatricSLPArticulationLanguage DevelopmentLiteracy
This resource provides discussion points and supportive ways to discuss difficult topics in therapy sessions with both clients and their parents/caregivers.
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Clinical Reference

The Case Against Nonspeech Oral Motor Exercises (NSOMEs) to Improve Speech Production

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultSLPMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
Non-oral motor treatment (NOMTs) have become more popular among speech-language pathologists. However, this treatment approach has limited to no evidence to support the use of NOMTs within the speech therapy session. This clinical resource provides more information about this controversial treatment approach for improving speech abilities. Lass, N. J., & Pannbacker, M. (2008). The application […]
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Therapy Material

Figurative Language Activity

Print Resource — US Letter — 3 pages
AdultSLPBrain Injury
We often use sayings that have meaning beyond the literal meaning. This material allows a person to practice their understanding of figurative language while also targeting attention, memory, verbal expression, and visual scanning.
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Handout

Apple Accessibility Features for Visual Impairments

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTSLPBrain InjuryVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This resource provides details regarding accessibility features and accommodations for a person with visual impairments using Apple devices and includes instructions for setup.
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Strategies

Breast to Bottle Feeding Tips and Strategies

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
PediatricOTSLPBirth to 3Feeding and Swallowing
This resource provides tips for caregivers and clinicians who are working on helping their children transition from breastfeeding to bottle feeding.
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Handout

What Is Lymphedema?

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultOTPTCardiovascular Disease
Most healthcare professionals have a great understanding of the body’s various systems. However, the lymph system is less understood and talked about less than many of the body’s other systems. This document is meant to educate your patients who may not understand the lymphatic system. Goodman, C. C., & Fuller, K. S. (2015). Pathology Implications […]
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Handout

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTBowel/Bladder
Do you have patients who report having difficulty with incontinence? Do you treat postpartum women? This is a no fuss, simple exercise program, to supplement treatment for stress incontinence.
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Clinical Reference

Basic Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTSLPCancer
People with cancer benefit from exercise therapy. This resource outlines the basics regarding exercise guidelines for people with cancer. Campbell, K. L., Winters-Stone, K. M., Wiskemann, J., May, A. M., Schwartz, A. L., Courneya, K. S., Zucker, D. S., Matthews, C. E., Ligibel, J. A., Gerber, L. H., Morris, G. S., Patel, A. V., Hue, […]
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