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Therapy Material

Alternating Attention & Visual Scanning: Matching Numbers to Letters

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTSLPAttentionVisual Impairment/NeglectVisual Processing
This task is designed as a task to tackle alternating attention and visual scanning. Patients are required to match a number to a letter in order to find the punchlines to jokes.
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Therapy Material

Alphabet Boards

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultSLPAphasia
Alphabet boards to have handy when assessing people with aphasia or other communication barriers. Two separate layouts: alphabetical and QWERTY keyboard.
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Therapy Material

Alliteration/Tongue Twister Dysarthria Activity

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultSLPMotor Speech/Dysarthria/Apraxia
Research suggests individuals with dysarthria have significantly increased speech errors and a slower rate when verbalizing challenging tongue twisters. Tongue twisters are often filled with alliterations or sounds repeated in close succession. This material provides evidence to support practicing verbalizing alliterations and tongue twisters to target articulatory precision and prosodic strategies and provides examples for […]
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Handout

Aging in Place

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AdultOTAging
In the current aging population, there are many people who will benefit from home modifications in anticipation of aging in place. Rehabilitation professionals are uniquely suited to creating accessible environments. This handout is for clients pursuing aging in place. It explains the aging in place concept, and the potential benefits and scope of work a […]
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Clinical Reference

Aerosol Generating Procedures: A Resource for SLPs

Print Resource — US Letter — 2 pages
AdultSLPCOVID-19DysphagiaVoice
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes for how speech-language pathologists approach our daily evaluations and treatments with individuals with dysphagia and voice treatment. This handout is a resource to give more guidance for how to safely treat aerosol-generating procedures to reduce the risk for infections for providers.
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Therapy Material

Advanced Seated Exercises

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AdultOTPTAgingFall RiskSports and Exercise
Do you have a patient who needs some higher level exercise but may be unable to balance well when standing? This document offers a generic exercise program with only seated exercises. The document is great for health fairs, moderate level home exercise programs, and lists safe activities to increase activity tolerance for individuals with moderate […]
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Therapy Material

Adult Interest Checklist

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTPTSLPAging
A task for the older adult population to help identify current interests and potentials for new passions. This will assist the patient in the transition out of work into retirement and will also assist the therapist in their goals and direction of care.
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Therapy Material

ADL Checklist for Early Dementia

Print Resource — US Letter — 4 pages
AdultOTSLPAgingDementia
This simple visual checklist is meant for those clients with early stage dementia who still have physical capability but forget to complete all necessary steps in ADL routine, to allow for completion of routine with less caregiver cues and more opportunity for independence. Simple list on the first page, more detailed items on the second. […]
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Therapy Material

Addressing Stress and Maintaining Life Balance

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AdultOTMental Health
This structured therapy task guides patients when identifying life stressors and includes a tool for planning weekly self-care tasks.
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Strategies

Adaptive Devices to Control Sip Size

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultSLPDysphagia
This material provides information on adaptive devices to control sip size in patients who are or are not on thickened liquids but may exhibit impulsivity, increasing their risk of aspiration.
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Strategies

Adaptive Apps and Technology

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AdultOTSLPAgingBrain InjuryMemoryPlanning/OrganizingStroke
This handout is designed for therapists to share with patients when discussing incorporating adaptive apps and technology into their lives.
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Handout

Achilles Tendon Pain: Answers to Common Questions

Print Resource — 1 page — US Letter
AdultPTChronic PainLegsOrthopaedics
Achilles tendinopathy is a common cause of pain in the back of the lower leg especially in active individuals. This handout outlines what achilles tendinopathy is, how it is managed, how it may be prevented and what risk factors may predispose you to developing this painful condition.
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Handout

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Persistent Pain

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AdultOTPTArthritisChronic PainSports and ExerciseStroke
This handout provides information based on acceptance and commitment therapy principles that may help those suffering from chronic pain reduce disability and continue to participate in things they enjoy.
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Eval Tool

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Guide for Clinicians

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AdultPTArthritisChronic PainNervous System ConditionsSports and Exercise
This handout provides information based on acceptance and commitment therapy principles that may help those suffering from chronic pain reduce disability and continue to participate in things they enjoy.
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Handout

A Visual Model of Cognition

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultOTSLPAttentionBrain InjuryMemoryPlanning/OrganizingStroke
Based on Yehuda’s Ben-Yishay’s work on understanding cognitive rehabilitation, which has been carried forward by the work of Alan Baddeley’s research on working memory, this visual describes how cognition is a layered system, requiring the abilities to sustain attention, process this information in an efficient manner, recall this information, and then transform information into more […]
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Eval Tool

A Continuum of Traumatic Brain Injury Outcome Measures for Walking

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AdultPTBrain InjuryStroke
This is an excellent resource for any clinician trying to choose the right outcome measure to capture the walking ability of their patient with a traumatic brain injury. It classifies measures into a category of severe, moderate, mild, or independent. With this guide you will be able to easily select a measure that will capture […]
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Handout

A Basic Guide to Spasticity

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AdultOTPTBrain InjurySpasticityStroke
This handout outlines what spasticity is, causes of spasticity, and treatment options available. Designed for patients who are experiencing spasticity as a result of brain injury.
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Therapy Material

5 Pocket-Sized Low Tech AAC Cards for People with Aphasia

Print Resource — US Letter — 1 page
AdultSLPAphasiaBrain Injury
5 low-tech AAC cards designed for people who want a low-key, basic, pocketable communication tool. The five cards feature an alphabet board, basic words (nurse, doctor, bathroom, medications, glasses, shoes), emojis to communicate emotions, a visual pain scale, and yes/no card with communication strategies.
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Therapy Material

5 Alternating Attention Tasks (No Language Required)

Print Resource — US Letter — 5 pages
AdultSLPAphasiaAttentionBrain InjuryStrokeVisual Impairment/Neglect
These 5 alternating attention tasks require patients to alternate attention between the objects ordered at the top of the page and the objects randomly placed below. These tasks do not require the patient to read and may work for people who have aphasia or when there is a language barrier.
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