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

As a Team Lead for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) serving a large metro school district near Denver, Colorado, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our work. We’ve had to shift all 86 SLPs and their services to more than 3,000 students onto remote learning platforms. I also work with the Colorado Department of Education Autism Network [...]

2020-06-12T08:33:35-07:00May 26th, 2020|Alumni, COVID-19, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology|

COVID-19 Silver Lining: Innovative Approaches to Managing Multiple Sclerosis Through Telehealth

As the COVID-19 pandemic global fallout continues, we see destruction of quality of life measures including access to and quality of healthcare, the economy, personal safety, education, social relationships, and governance. There is, however, a silver lining. The pandemic demands that healthcare providers rethink how they deliver care to reduce risk of infection. For physical [...]

2020-05-08T10:11:40-07:00May 8th, 2020|Alumni, Community Rehabilitation Clinic, COVID-19|

5 Tips for Integrating Teletherapy for Physical Therapists

If you’re a physical therapist during this COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a good chance you are already integrating teletherapy into your practice or will be soon. The staff at the RMUoHP Community Rehabilitation Clinic (CRC) have successfully utilized teletherapy into their daily routine. Here are five tips from CRC Director Coleby Clawson, PT, DPT, CSCS, and [...]

How Understanding Developmental Coordination Disorder Improves OT and Patient Outcomes

Patti Sharp, OTD, OTR/L, graduated from the post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Her recent research was selected for presentation at the 2020 American Occupational Therapy Association Conference & Expo in March. Despite the conference cancellation due to COVID-19, her research on Operationalizing the Evidence on Developmental [...]

2020-04-29T14:34:20-07:00April 28th, 2020|Alumni, Doctor of Occupational Therapy|

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 [...]

Success Story: Athletic Trainer Dr. Christopher Brown

Christopher Brown, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS, OPE-C, is a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Clinical Coordinator for the undergraduate Athletic Training and Doctor of Athletic Training programs at the University of Florida. After becoming an athletic trainer (AT), Brown enjoyed his teaching experiences while working at a clinic and decided he needed a doctorate to [...]

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