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What is it like to have to move your adult child to a residential community? SLP Ann Darby describes the true emotions behind this very tough decision: http://on.asha.org/1h8EnKG
My husband and I had an “Aha!” moment right before our niece’s wedding. As our niece was moving to a new chapter in her adult life, it occurred to us that we had no idea what our son’s life apart f...
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Whether you are thinking of working in the NICU or have been working there for decades, SLP Catherine Shaker says every day is the day to ask questions. Read on: http://on.asha.org/1JOE7rh
When I first started in the NICU in 1985, I was excited but also concerned that I could potentially cause harm working with such fragile babies And this was even after I already had nearly eight ye...
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Who were the best presenters? Who learned what? What happened outside of the sessions at the Health Care & Business Institute 2015 in Phoenix? See the tweets and posts that tell it like it is: http://on.asha.org/1JAMNBe
While the temperature soared outside in the Phoenix sun, attendees at HCBI stayed cool and learned what's in store for private practice and health care professionals. Check out what they were tweeting and posting about!
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Summer vacation doesn't mean you have to stop learning! Here are five fun suggestions to keep the neurons firing during the summer:
http://on.asha.org/1gQdoDG
According to the website of the National Summer Learning Association, “all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.” I want to he...
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Throwback Thursday! Who remembers these? Back when print was king, three copies of Language Speech & Hearing Services in Schools from 1983-1985! You can find today's LSHSS online at http://journals.pubs.asha.org/journals.aspx. Happy reading!
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Beginning your new adventure of being a speech-language pathologist or audiologist? Don't let it just happen; Take charge of where you are going by answering these three very important questions: http://on.asha.org/1JuGoYl
Well, it’s that time of year. Students everywhere recently celebrated graduation, breathed a huge sigh of relief about finishing theses, then partied after passing comps and licensure exams. Whew! ...
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Tap into the power of storytelling with our new course, Narrative Assessment With Cultural Applications. Earn 0.2 ASHA CEUs. http://on.asha.org/1JRTLSF
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Research Tuesday! Can movement data plus machine learning improve ALS diagnostics? Jordan Green highlights current projects in his Speech and Feeding Disorders Lab collecting head and neck muscle movement data to improve diagnostic accuracy and efficiency and develop tools to help clients, researchers and clinicians. http://on.asha.org/1gQspFu
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Get practical strategies by participating in our webinar Targeting Social Skills and Social Competence for Adolescents With ASD on August 5. http://on.asha.org/1JyorIs
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Want to go to ASHA 2015 in Denver? Want to support the professions through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation? With a little luck, you can do both! Be sure to purchase your ASHA 2015 raffle tickets by July 30! http://on.asha.org/1ISgSQi
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Can you test a child's reading potential before the child has even tried reading? Researchers at Northwestern University say it's possible with a 30-minute test. Check it out:
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Researchers say they've come up with a 30-minute test that can predict a child's language skill and diagnose learning disabilities.
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In a recent study in the Journal of Speech Language Hearing Research, researchers evaluate performance of the Language Environment Analysis automated language-analysis system for the Chinese Shanghai dialect and Mandarin languages. See what hey found as the results are promising for broader cross-linguistic applications. http://on.asha.org/1H0z46X
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate performance of the Language Environment Analysis (LENA) automated language-analysis system for the Chinese Shanghai dialect and Mandarin (SDM) languages. Method: Volunteer parents of 22 children aged 3–23 months were recruited in Shanghai. Families provided daylong ...
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The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students. Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment, including hearing aids. Speech-language pathologists identify, assess, and treat speech and language problems, including swallowing disorders.