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SLP Conferences, Events, and Education

SLP Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

38th Annual UC Davis Fingers to the Toes: A Comprehensive Review of Primary Care Orthopaedics
09/19/2014 - 09/24/2014
UC Davis Health System, Office of CME, and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

2014 ASHA Convention
11/20/2014 - 11/22/2014
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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speech , hearing , audiology , slp , audiologist

Friday, August 1, 2014

Feature Story
Cover of NEWS-Line for Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

Speech, Language & Swallowing Deficits in a Long-Term Acute Care Setting Q&A with Leigh Anne Baker, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Leigh Ann Baker, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and her master's degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders and works at Promise Hospital (www.promise-batonrouge.com... Continue Reading



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Kids With Autism And Sensory Processing Disorders Show Differences In Brain Wiring

Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neur... Continue Reading


Effect Of Loud Noises On Brain Revealed In Study

Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech sounds, according to neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a paper published in Ear and Hearing... Continue Reading


Preterm Children's Brains Can Catch Up Years Later

There's some good news for parents of preterm babies – latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that by the time they become teenagers, the brains of many preterm children can perform almost as well as those born at term. A study conduc... Continue Reading


UI Study Shows Hippocampus Is Involved In Language Processing, May Help Treat Alzheimer's

The hippocampus is no longer just for memory. University of Iowa researchers show that this brain region is involved in language processing as well, possibly providing additional insight into the accompanying deficits in memory and language in patie... Continue Reading


Fist-Bumps, High-Fives More Hygienic Than Handshakes

A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control provides further evidence that fist-bumps are a more hygienic alternative to handshakes or high-fives in a healthcare setting. Dave Whitworth, PhD, of Aberystwyth University in the United King... Continue Reading


Early Warning Sign For Babies At Risk Of Autism: Early Joint Attention Predicts Later Autism Symptoms

Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder. To find new ways to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) earlier in life, researchers are exploring the subtleties of babies' interactions with others and h... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

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Instructor, Practical Nursing (Job #0412) - North Campus, Brooksville
Pasco Hernando State College
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