speech language pathology

Caseload manageability and job satisfaction: Comments from the field

In an earlier post, we looked at research presented by Lauren Katz, et al, “What makes a caseload (un)manageable? School-based speech-language pathologists speak” (complete citation follows below), a discussion of the variables impacting a speech pathologist’s perception of the manageability of his caseload. Variables were divided into three (3) distinct categories: demographics: who was more

Git ‘er done: Factors impacting perception of caseload manageability

In a recent LSHSS article by Lauren Katz, et al, “What makes a caseload (un)manageable? School-based speech-language pathologists speak” (complete citation follows below), the authors examined variables that contribute to a clinician’s perception of her ability to enjoy a job well-done. Through an extensive literature search, the authors uncovered a few demographic variables for predicting

WNBA Forward Tamika Catchings Talks About Attending Speech Therapy

SLAM Online has provided a great profile of Indiana Fever Forward Tamika Catchings in which she discusses growing up with a hearing impairment and attending speech therapy. Though Catchings is now known as one of the most powerful players in the WNBA and has won countless rewards, she was teased constantly in school. As she

Breakthrough Study Demonstrates Telerehabilitation Methods are Effective in the Assessment of Apraxia

A recent study conducted by Anne Jane Hill of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia  documents the advantages using telerehabilitation to assess apraxia of speech in adults. A number of prior studies have been conducted proving that the remote use of information technology and telecommunication systems are effective in assessing speech and language skills

Important Facts on Children and Speech or Language Impairments

If you’re looking for some basic information on adolescent speech or language impairment then check out this informative article at Disabled World. The article outlines the definition of a speech or language impairment, the difference between speech and language, the education of speech-language pathologists and a few basic facts on speech/language impairments. The article is