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Earn CEUs from ASHA’s scholarly journals. Go deeper into a topic that inspires you and challenge yourself today.
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What does it look like through a consumer's eyes when interprofessional collaboration works? Check out this video and see for yourself: http://on.asha.org/1SopFxx
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Get practical advice on how to engage older adults in meaningful conversation through reminiscence with our new eWorkshop, Improve Older Adults’ Communication Through Memory Mining. http://on.asha.org/1IMuNHi
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A follow-up from the popular "Just Flip the Lip" blog post (on.asha.org/1ERcChA), SLP Melanie Potock is back, this time telling SLPs to "Tip Back That Tongue!"
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In a March 2015 post titled Just Flip the Lip, we explored how the band of tissue or “frenum” that attaches the upper lip to gum tissue can affect feeding development if the frenum is too restricti...
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Who leads your association? Here's your chance to say who should sit in these four chairs during ASHA's elections! Voting closes on 5/28! Don't miss your chance! http://on.asha.org/12NBZOc
“Who leads your association? Here's your chance to say who should sit in these four chairs during #ASHA's elections! Voting closes on 5/28!…”
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A music lover's experience listening to music with hearing aids and then cochlear implants illustrates why the next frontier (http://on.asha.org/1IOIrtU) in cochlear implants could be a welcome innovation. Check it out! http://on.asha.org/1SduXf8
After swapping hearing aids for a cochlear implant, Sam Swiller's taste in music shifted dramatically, from grunge rock to folk. Now scientists are trying to improve how implants relay music.
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What should you consider when you are assessing and treating Late Language Emergence?! Check out ASHA’s new Practice Portal page on Late Language Emergence for clinical guidance!
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Perceptions about loud sounds being hazardous (or not) can form early in life. Audiologist and professor Ted Johnson offers three ways professionals can get in front of it: http://on.asha.org/1J8ZFly
A quick Google query tells us that “attitude” is a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person's behavior. Millie likes to go to the s...
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ASHA has always advocated for the communication rights for people with severe disabilities and expanding the definition of SGDs (http://on.asha.org/1DYWvud). Read more about how such technology is being used successfully in special education classrooms in Fort Worth, Texas: http://on.asha.org/1KzP3xZ
Nonverbal youngsters with autism and other challenges are using iPads to communicate, sometimes speaking for the first time.
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Research Tuesday! According to a newly published study in the Journal of Speech Langauge and Hearing Research, the affective properties of infant-directed speech influence the attention of infants with normal hearing to speech sounds. In this study, the authors explored the affective quality of maternal speech to infants with hearing impairment during the first year after cochlear implantation as compared to the affective quality of maternal speech to infants with normal hearing. The results? Read on ... http://on.asha.org/1HwMlFM
Purpose: The affective properties of infant-directed speech influence the attention of infants with normal hearing to speech sounds. This study explored the affective quality of maternal speech to infants with hearing impairment (HI) during the 1st year after cochlear implantation as compared to speech to infants with normal ...
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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! Don't forget, too much tech and not enough talk could delay communication development in children!
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Do you love your job? Better Hearing and Speech Month is a great time to spread the word about the professions! SLP Nate Cornish offers five ways to recruit the next generation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists: http://on.asha.org/1HvTtSI
I will always be thankful for a young communication sciences and disorders (CSD) student who propelled me into my chosen career. Like many undergraduates, I spent part of my early college experienc...
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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.