151 – AAC in Dysphagia Therapy – Kacy Barron M.A., CCC-SLP

151 – AAC in Dysphagia Therapy – Kacy Barron M.A., CCC-SLP

This week on SYP, I’m talking to AAC guru, Kacy Barron, about supporting our patients with complex communication needs in conjunction with dysphagia services. BOOM! Kacy shares her holistic approach, considerations for the different levels of AAC, tips for patient...
150 – Flexing Your Fear Muscle – Jena Castro-Casbon

150 – Flexing Your Fear Muscle – Jena Castro-Casbon

A candid conversation between Theresa and Jenna Castro Casbon about the businesses they’ve built and lessons learned along the way. They share encouragement and advice to help you achieve the career you’ve always wanted, along with personal anecdotes and...
137 – Lauren Barnathan M.S., CCC-SLP – From SLP to Stroke Survivor: Lauren’s Story

137 – Lauren Barnathan M.S., CCC-SLP – From SLP to Stroke Survivor: Lauren’s Story

Lauren Barnathan, M.S., CCC-SLP tells her personal story of suffering from an ischemic CVA. From the initial onset of symptoms, her last memories before intubation, and even a swallow evaluation administered by her colleagues — she covers it all! She shares her unique insights as a SLP-turned-patient, and describes how this experience has forever impacted her clinical practice.

In this episode:
-Emergent interventions and rationale for treatment of stroke
-Approaching education and treatment of neuro patients
-The mental recovery process after stroke
-The importance involving patients and families in developing a personal/ functional plan of care

135 – The Next Generation of SLPs: COVID CFs and CCCs

135 – The Next Generation of SLPs: COVID CFs and CCCs

The COVID outbreak has had a profound impact on the entire world and healthcare system. We praise our healthcare professionals and workers on the frontline; however, we often do not stop to think about the impact COVID has on the next generation of healthcare professionals. Graduate students and Clinical Fellows are the future of our field. Many of them have waited their entire lives to take the next steps in their career, but for most, plans are on hold due to COVID. Download the show notes here: bit.ly/SYPpodcast135

130 – COVID-19: From quality of life to live saving

130 – COVID-19: From quality of life to live saving

Tonight I did a solo episode about our role in COVID-19. There’s so much misinformation out there and really just a lack of information in general. I want to encourage you to interpret the recommendations for yourself and your facility and be a team player to help...
124 – Lysa Johnson MS, CCC-SLP – PDPM: Where are We Now?

124 – Lysa Johnson MS, CCC-SLP – PDPM: Where are We Now?

This week’s episode dives back into PDPM. The incredible Lysa Johnson provides us with her expertise on this topic. We cover the changes that have occurred with this transition, ways in which SLPs can advocate for our services, the importance of understanding...
113 – Kristen West MA-CCC SLP – Dysphagia in the Schools

113 – Kristen West MA-CCC SLP – Dysphagia in the Schools

Dysphagia in the schools – a topic that NEEDS to be discussed. Have you ever thought about how feeding and swallowing may impact a child’s education? What happens when the SLP in the schools has never worked with someone with dysphagia before? Does the law...
084 – Craig Coleman CCC-SLP – Advocacy and ASHA Elections

084 – Craig Coleman CCC-SLP – Advocacy and ASHA Elections

This episode our guest is Craig Coleman, who is running for ASHA VP of Planning. Craig breaks down how we can use get ASHA on our side and best advocate for the tools we need. (Hint: Talk to the SIGs, and when you contact ASHA, do it as a horde of individuals rather...
066 – Megan Nosol – So You Want To Get Your PhD?

066 – Megan Nosol – So You Want To Get Your PhD?

Have you philosophized and fantasized about getting your Ph.D.? But *maybe* the idea of retaking the GRE makes you want to run and hide? This episode, Megan Nosol discusses the barriers to getting started on a PhD, how to work around them. You’ll need to having clear...
038 – Matt Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP – Part 3 of a “Frank” Discussion: Why It Is So Crucial To Have A Solid Foundation In Dysphagia Prior To Completing Instrumental Assessments And Making Recommendations For Our Patients

038 – Matt Ward, M.S., CCC-SLP – Part 3 of a “Frank” Discussion: Why It Is So Crucial To Have A Solid Foundation In Dysphagia Prior To Completing Instrumental Assessments And Making Recommendations For Our Patients

How important is the recommendation section of our VFSS or FEES reports? Sure we can train a monkey to identify penetration or aspiration, but it takes a solid foundation in understanding dysphagia, aspiration, pneumonia, and the impact of diet modifications before...
031 – Karen Sheffler M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S – Setting the Record Straight On the WashPo Article on 2/25/18, Now How Do We Use This To Our Advantage? An SLP Action Plan to Encourage Education, Advocacy, and Transdisciplinary Care

031 – Karen Sheffler M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S – Setting the Record Straight On the WashPo Article on 2/25/18, Now How Do We Use This To Our Advantage? An SLP Action Plan to Encourage Education, Advocacy, and Transdisciplinary Care

A recent article in the Washington Post on February 25, 2018, titled “Swallowing problems are a big killer, but the treatment can be horrible,” had many, MANY inaccuracies about our profession, and in fact did not even name our profession!In this episode,...
030 – Carmin Bartow, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S – Part 2 – How to Form a “Trach Team” in Your Hospital: Utilizing a Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach to Improve Outcomes in Both Speech AND Swallowing For Patients With Tracheostomies

030 – Carmin Bartow, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S – Part 2 – How to Form a “Trach Team” in Your Hospital: Utilizing a Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach to Improve Outcomes in Both Speech AND Swallowing For Patients With Tracheostomies

In part 2 of this episode, we continue to discuss how and why to form a trach team in your facility. We discuss challenges that SLPs face when dealing with trach patients, the benefits of forming a trach team, and the SLPs role in improving speech and swallowing in...
029 – Carmin Bartow, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S – Part 1 – How to Form a “Trach Team” in Your Hospital: Utilizing a Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach to Improve Outcomes in Both Speech AND Swallowing For Patients With Tracheostomies

029 – Carmin Bartow, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S – Part 1 – How to Form a “Trach Team” in Your Hospital: Utilizing a Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach to Improve Outcomes in Both Speech AND Swallowing For Patients With Tracheostomies

In part 1 of this episode, we discuss how and why to form a trach team in your facility. We discuss challenges that SLPs face when dealing with trach patients, the benefits of forming a trach team, and the SLPs role in improving speech and swallowing in these patients...
Intro to the Swallow Your Pride Podcast – Theresa Richard, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Swallow Your Pride Promo

Introducing the newest podcast to join the Speech Science Network, Swallow Your Pride by Theresa Richard.  Theresa Richard is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, and owner and founder of Mobile Dysphagia Diagnostics. She completed her...

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