Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

Author: Jennifer A. Ostergren

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 9781635504163

Category: Medical

Page: 625

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The third edition of the bestselling Speech-Language Pathology Assistants: A Resource Manual is an essential, practical, and easy-to-use resource for SLPAs and SLPA educators and their students. The text defines the roles of SLPAs and their supervisors—offering additional insight into the scope of practice of an SLPA per current American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recommendations—and includes discussions, strategies, and examples of real-world issues, such as using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Also included within the chapters are important factors and modifications that can enhance the effectiveness of treatment activities. For example, using behavioral principles and incorporating play, literacy, and speech sound remediation into treatment or modifying the clinical interface to enhance group therapy dynamics for children and adults. Initial chapters are devoted to specific aspects of an SLPA’s development, such as chapters on ways SLPAs can enhance clinical service through understanding of goals, lesson plans, data collection, and note-writing. Likewise, chapters on professional practice offer insight into ethical problem-solving, presenting a professional image, developing mentoring relationships, working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, and the use of self-reflection for self-improvement. These chapters are followed by key principles for SLPAs to incorporate in clinical services provided to specific populations and disorders. New to the Third Edition: * Updated ASHA documents throughout, including references to the new ASHA Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Scope of Practice (2022) and Speech-Language Pathology Code of Conduct (2020) * New co-author, Margaret Vento-Wilson, brings years of experience in both professional and academic settings and adds a fresh perspective throughout * Significant updates to Chapter 11 on using behavioral principles * New contributing authors bringing relevant updates in the field of speech-language pathology Speech-Language Pathology Assistants: A Resource Manual, Third Edition is a key resource for enhancing skills and highlighting professional practice issues, for clinical practicum training or future employment. This is a text both SLPAs and SLPA educators will want to have on their bookshelves.
Competencies and Strategies for Speech-language Pathology Assistants

Author: Susan M. Moore

Publisher: Singular

ISBN: 0769302483

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 558

View: 175

Competencies and Strategies for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants is an introductory text that provides a comprehensive understanding of the roles and responsibilities, as well as the day to day expectations, of Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs). It augments the coverage of traditional SLPA topics with chapters on “Professionalism and Ethical Issues,” “Health and Safety,” and “Observation”, thus providing the user with concrete skills that are applicable in all treatment settings. The text acknowledges the ASHA approved criteria for SLPAs, and in addition offers alternative models based on individual state licensure requirements. The text approaches the SLPA degree with the understanding that it may be the starting point to a professional support personnel career, or it may be a ladder to a Speech Language Pathology undergraduate or graduate degree. The content reflects the varied possibilities the SLPA degree can hold for different individuals, in varied treatment settings, across the United States, and encourages users to explore these possibilities.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

Author: Jennifer A. Ostergren

Publisher: Plural Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 1597565008

Category: Medical

Page: 444

View: 676

Written specifically with speech-language pathology assistants (SLPAs) in mind, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants: A Resource Manual, is a practical, easy-to-use manual that can be used by both SLPAs and SLPAs educators. The text defines the roles of SLPAs and their supervisors - offering additional insight into the scope of practice of an SLPA.
Career Flow

Author: Jenny Jones, MS Math, MBA

Publisher: InfoSurf Consulting

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 648

View: 490

A stand-alone compendium for exploring moving between different careers. No matter what you do now or where you are in your education, you *always* have many career options. Use this manual to quickly and easily learn career moves other people have made.This printable, searchable PDF lists over 16000 moves to and from particular occupations showing you key information about education and wages. Includes links to profiles. Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor.
Professional Issues in Speech-language Pathology and Audiology

Author: Rosemary Lubinski

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: UVA:X030106748

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 660

View: 444

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the issues critical to professional practice in communication sciences. The text is multi-contributed and each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field. This is the most up-to-date text on the market, and it provides in-depth coverage of the recently updated 2005 Standards of Clinical Competence. The text is clearly organized and highly approachable for readers, and it provides a number of excellent pedagogical features such as case studies, tables and decision-trees to help reinforce the material. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the issues critical to professional practice in communication sciences. The text is multi-contributed and each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field. This is the most up-to-date text on the market, and it provides in-depth coverage of the recently updated 2005 Standards of Clinical Competence. The text is clearly organized and highly approachable for readers, and it provides a number of excellent pedagogical features such as case studies, tables and decision-trees to help reinforce the material.