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Telepractice: Providing Speech-Language Pathology Services at a Distance

Telepractice is the application of telecommunications technology to the delivery of speech language pathology and audiology professional services at a distance by linking clinician to client or clinician to clinician for assessment, intervention, and/or consultation. Supervision, mentoring, pre-service, and continuing education are other activities that may be conducted through the use of technology. However, these

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Insight into causes, types and treatment of aphasia

Most people who are familiar with the term associate it with stroke (i.e., brain damage caused by disrupted blood flow to the brain). But aphasia, an impairment of language, is not always caused by stroke. Really, a variety of brain conditions, including neurodegenerative diseases (brain disorders that worsen over time), can cause aphasia. Aphasia affects

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Coaching Parents to Foster Their Child’s Expressive Language Skills

An excellent article written by Tracy Sippl and the following suggested activities that parents can use to help a child grasp a language concept. This article explains parents wanting their toddler with autism spectrum disorder to label an apple… Present the child with several apples, preferably of different colors. Talk about the outside of the apples:

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