Consider Experience as Part of Evidence-Based Practice to Evolve Our Profession

This is a repost from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), with permission from the author. By Robyn Merkel-Walsh I was happy to read Melanie Potock’s recent blog, ...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 12 Mar 18

Deciphering Dysphagia

BY COLETTE ELLIS M.ED., CCC-SLP, BCS-S Dysphagia, or having difficulty swallowing, can affect upwards of 15 million adults in the United States alone. Research has demonstrated that as many...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 22 Dec 17

Functional Assessment of Feeding Challenges in Children with Ankyloglossia

This poster was presented at the 2017 annual American Speech-Language & Hearing Association, Saturday, November 11, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. “Functional Assessment of Feeding Challeng...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 17 Nov 17

SPD: Know the Signs, Characteristics, & How to Get Help

TalkTools instructor Monica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP & mom of three, nurse and author Michele Gianetti, RN have recently been published in Parenting Special Needs Magazine in the July...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 28 Oct 17

3 Presentations at NDSC 2017!

TalkTools was represented in 3 presentations at this year’s National Down Syndrome Congress. Thank you all for attending! EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVED COMMUNICATION AND SPEECH CLA...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 24 Jul 17

#TBT: My Best Tips for Eliciting the K Sound

This is a repost from Dean Trout’s Little Shop of SLP, with permission from the author. Upon reaching out to her for permission, here’s what Dean wrote: “I found TalkTools to...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 11 May 17

A Sensory-Motor Aproach to CAS & Related Motor Speech Disorders: Why and How

This presentation is going to be held at the Texas Speech-Language & Hearing Association 2017 Annual Convention, Thursday. Feb. 23, noon-1:30 p.m. Author: Renee Roy Hill, MS, CCC-SLP Ab...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 22 Feb 17

Brain Stem Stroke: A Case Study

This case study was originally posted in Advance for Speech & Hearing on November 14, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.advanceweb.com/ Author: Gabrielle Zimmer, MS, CCC-SLP Brain Ste...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 21 Dec 16

Tongue Ties & Speech Sound Disorders: What Are We Overlooking?

“The conversation for tongue tie in the speech pathology community is growing louder among some groups of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) (ASHA Leader, 2015). An ASHA literature search...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 14 Dec 16

Preventing Vocal Burnout in Future Teachers: An Education & Prevention Program

Did you know that 51.2% of Teachers sought medical care for voice disorders? That $2.5 billion was spent annually on sick leave and treatment of voice disorders of teachers? Hume & Weg...

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TalkTools Marketing Dept. 01 Dec 16