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Advancing Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions in the Community: A Scoping Review (2020)

Published by <p>People with disabilities experience challenges because of disabling environments and exclusion daily; however, this impact is intensified when the entire community is destabilized, such as during emergencies. In such cases, people with disabilities are disproportionately impacted, experiencing higher rates of injury and death as well as increased challenges during response and recovery. The purpose of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Designing Occupational Therapy Home Programs for People with Aphasia: Aphasia-Friendly Modifications (2020)

Published by <p>The SLP’s expertise can help implement aphasia-friendly communication strategies and environmental adaptations to facilitate increased participation in therapy, outcomes, and home programs. Some aphasia-friendly written material modifications could include abundant white space, photographs, simplified vocabulary, simplified syntax, and larger font size. People with aphasia often prefer these adjustments to increase their reading comprehension. Having personalized […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Reading a Nutritional Label

Published by <p>This therapy material works on cognition and mathematical skills, as well as health management via reading a nutritional label. Goyal, R., & Deshmukh, N. (2018). Food label reading: Read before you eat. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 7(1), 56. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

What is Wernicke’s Aphasia?

Published by <p>Wernicke’s aphasia is when a person has difficulty comprehending what others say. This material provides helpful communication tips to support comprehension. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Stealing Cookies in the Twenty-First Century: Measures of Spoken Narrative in Healthy Versus Speakers With Aphasia (2019)

Published by <p>The “Cookie Theft” picture from the BDAE has been widely used for a picture description task to analyze cognitive-linguistic factors of spoken language. These picture descriptions provide opportunities to capture deficits in language, social communication, spatial attention, and prosody. The BDAE has provided guidelines for identifying cognitive-linguistic deficits for individuals with Williams syndrome, primary progressive […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Describing Similarities and Differences of Objects and Locations

Published by <p>This higher-level language task requires a person to creatively describe how different objects or locations are similar and different. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

What is Nonfluent/Agrammatic Variant Primary Progressive Aphasia?

Published by <p>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 nonfluent/agrammatic 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, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Using an Interpreter, Translator, and/or Transliterator in Speech Therapy

Published by <p>This material provides guidance when using an interpreter, translator, or transliterator in speech therapy sessions. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (n.d.). Collaborating with Interpreters, Transliterators, and Translators. (Practice Portal). Retrieved 08.15.2022 from www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Professional-Issues/Collaborating-With-Interpreters/ <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Person-Centered Care in Speech-Language Therapy Research and Practice for Adults: A Scoping Review (2022)

Published by <p>PCC is encouraged internationally and has been documented to shorten hospital stays, improve self-efficacy, and improve the overall quality of life. The idea of PCC is to re-humanize healthcare and honor how each patient provides important knowledge to guide treatment of care based on what’s meaningful to the person. The idea of patient-centered care and […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Partner Assisted Alphabet Board for Spelling

Published by <p>This med SLP printable handout contains a low-tech communication strategy can be an effective way for a person to communicate a shorter message with the help of a trained communication partner. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>