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AJSLP Forum Highlights the Importance of SLPs in Concussion Treatment

AJSLP Forum Highlights the Importance of SLPs in Concussion Treatment

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), also known as concussion, is a widespread and widely researched topic. However, researchers and clinicians are still noting unclear diagnostic criteria, few objective indicators of ...
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July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month!

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month!

For thousands of individuals with cleft and craniofacial conditions, ASHA members are a crucial resource. In recognition of National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month, we’re featuring articles from across the ...
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Amanda Owen Van Horne Selected as Incoming Editor-in-Chief of LSHSS

Amanda Owen Van Horne Selected as Incoming Editor-in-Chief of LSHSS

Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS) is pleased to announce the selection of Amanda Own Van Horne, PhD, as the new editor-in-chief for the publication. Dr. Owen Van ...
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Celeste Domsch and Dawn Konrad-Martin Selected as Incoming Editors-in-Chief of Perspectives

Celeste Domsch and Dawn Konrad-Martin Selected as Incoming Editors-in-Chief of Perspectives

Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups (Perspectives) is pleased to announce the selection of Celeste Domsch, PhD, and Dawn Konrad-Martin, PhD, as two new editors-in-chief for the journal. Drs ...
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Cara Stepp Selected as Incoming Speech Editor-in-Chief of JSLHR

Cara Stepp Selected as Incoming Speech Editor-in-Chief of JSLHR

The Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (JSLHR) is pleased to announce the selection of Cara Stepp, PhD, as the new editor-in-chief of the Speech section for the publication ...
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Special Issues Showcase More Than 40 Articles on Motor Speech

Special Issues Showcase More Than 40 Articles on Motor Speech

The biennial Conference on Motor Speech, held in February 2020, had an interdisciplinary focus, drawing speech scientists, clinicians, engineers, and physicians to share the latest research on motor speech disorders ...
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#BHSM: Protecting Children’s Hearing This Summer

#BHSM: Protecting Children’s Hearing This Summer

Chances are this school year looked different for parents and their children—no matter where they live. With schools letting out for the summer across the United States while physical distancing ...
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#BHSM: Care After COVID-19

#BHSM: Care After COVID-19

An estimated 26 million people have recovered from COVID-19 in the United States. While the focus for the majority of the pandemic has been on prevention of COVID-19 and care ...
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#BHSM: Early Intervention Starts at Home

#BHSM: Early Intervention Starts at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent physical distancing have made it even harder to spot speech and language disorders in a young child. Pediatricians or daycare providers may be able to ...
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#BHSM: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Hearing at Home

#BHSM: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Hearing at Home

The month of May means one thing to us here at the ASHA Journals: Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM)! This year, the theme is “Building Connections.” We ask researchers, ...
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Perspectives Forum Highlights Communication Choice for Autistic¹ People

Perspectives Forum Highlights Communication Choice for Autistic¹ People

As we wrap up Autism Acceptance Month, we’d like to focus on school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs), who are most likely to be working with this population daily. Special Interest Group ...
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AJSLP Special Issue Focuses on Communication Disorders After Brain Injury

AJSLP Special Issue Focuses on Communication Disorders After Brain Injury

Cognitive communication disorders (CCDs) can affect people of all ages in a number of ways. These individuals may experience difficulty relating to and communicating with friends and family, trouble paying ...
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April Is Autism Acceptance Month

April Is Autism Acceptance Month

The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States continues to grow. According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many ...
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How to Feature Your Article on ASHA’s Kudos Showcase Page (It’s Easier Than You Think!)

How to Feature Your Article on ASHA’s Kudos Showcase Page (It’s Easier Than You Think!)

You may have heard about the benefits of including a plain-language summary in Kudos when you submit an article to the ASHA Journals. Not only do authors who explain their ...
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March 3 Is World Hearing Day

March 3 Is World Hearing Day

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 486 million people­­—more than 6% of the global population—experience hearing loss. On March 3, the WHO will recognize World Hearing Day to bring ...
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