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Adapting to COVID-19: SLPD Alumna Featured Speaker at SLP Telecon

Amanda Blackwell, SLPD, CCC-SLP, is a bilingual speech-language pathologist (SLP) living in Antigua, Guatemala. Blackwell is the founder of DIGNA International, a non-profit vocational training program for adults with disabilities, and LUNA Autismo, an autism education project for Spanish speakers. A graduate of the Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology program at Rocky Mountain University of Health [...]

Adapting to the New Normal: Pediatric SLP Adjustments in the COVID-19 Era

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the field of speech and language pathology (SLP). Many practitioners have had to quickly change from face-to-face therapy to telepractice. In some states where telepractice isn’t allowed, clients may not be able to receive treatment. The current situation has required all to adapt and move forward to continue [...]

2020-04-16T09:15:08-07:00April 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology, PhD Program|

Adapting to the New Normal: SLP Adjustments in the COVID-19 Era

Given the vast populations and settings that are serviced by speech-language pathologists (SLP), I can say with certainty that professionals in this field are all being impacted by COVID-19 in various ways. As a professor, I am acclimating to teaching my in-person graduate-level courses to an online platform and learning to be flexible regarding keeping [...]

2020-04-02T09:09:59-07:00March 30th, 2020|COVID-19, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology|

Adapting to the New Normal: OT Adjustments in the COVID-19 Era

COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the opportunity, type, and delivery of occupational therapy (OT) services across practice settings and populations. Yet the inherent value of the OT profession is to allow clients, groups, and communities the opportunity to improvise with their life regardless of an acute or chronic physical, cognitive or social/emotional condition. [...]

2020-04-02T13:22:43-07:00March 26th, 2020|COVID-19, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology|

Shared Reading as Evidence Based Practice

Author Cheri Chin, current OTD student Did you know that shared storybook reading is an evidence-based practice for increasing expressive language skills? Not only does research support shared reading, but it is one of the most natural and universally known adult/child bonding interactions! Single subject case studies have found that shared storybook reading can [...]

2019-08-08T14:55:33-07:00July 25th, 2019|Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology|

Functional Communication Support for People with Aphasia

Author: Jorri Henderson, SLPD, CCC-SLP I dedicate this article to my uncle, Lawrence Smith, who, after multiple strokes and loss of speech and language, passed in 2018. Speech therapist caseloads may include communication disorder caused by a stroke - aphasia. There may often be a lack of knowledge, attentiveness, and training across staff and [...]

2019-05-24T14:10:49-07:00May 24th, 2019|Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology|

Success Stories: On the Cutting Edge – Speech-Language Pathologist & Alumna Dr. Amber Heape

Prior to coming to Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), Dr. Heape didn’t have the confidence in her ability to use research to impact her speech-language pathology practice. “Evidence-based practice had long been a term that evoked fear in me, because I didn’t feel strong in my ability to critically analyze research and [...]

2019-11-05T13:32:58-07:00March 14th, 2019|Alumni, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology, Success Stories|
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