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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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Highlights of the 8th Aging and Speech Communication Conference Are Now in JSLHR

Highlights of the 8th Aging and Speech Communication Conference Are Now in JSLHR

Scientists and clinicians from universities, medical centers, and businesses gathered at the interdisciplinary Aging and Speech Communication Conference in November 2019. The 4-day conference featured 75 poster and podium presentations; ...
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AJSLP Special Issue Highlights the 49th Clinical Aphasiology Conference

AJSLP Special Issue Highlights the 49th Clinical Aphasiology Conference

The 2019 Clinical Aphasiology Conference (CAC) brought together clinicians and researchers to learn about the latest research on neurologic language disorders. Conference attendees were then invited to submit their presentations ...
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LSHSS Forum Focuses on Developing Strategies For Speakers of African American English

LSHSS Forum Focuses on Developing Strategies For Speakers of African American English

Students who speak African American English (AAE) face a number of challenges in the school environment—from a mismatch between home and school language to negative attitudes about AAE in the ...
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LSHSS Forum Explores the Latest on Literacy in Autism

LSHSS Forum Explores the Latest on Literacy in Autism

As many as 1 in 54 students may be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and these students face a variety of academic challenges, including literacy difficulties. In the second ...
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Perspectives Forum Examines COVID-19’s Global Impact on Speech, Language, and Hearing Services

Perspectives Forum Examines COVID-19’s Global Impact on Speech, Language, and Hearing Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected audiologists and speech-language pathologists throughout the world. To provide a global perspective on the pandemic, ASHA’s Special Interest Group 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences ...
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In Case You Missed It: Our Top Articles of 2020

In Case You Missed It: Our Top Articles of 2020

This past year was, if nothing else, eventful. However, here in the ASHA Journals Program, our goal remained the same—to ensure that our readers had access to the latest research ...
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The ASHA Journals’ 2020 in Review

The ASHA Journals’ 2020 in Review

This year was an unprecedented and, for many, a long year, but while you may hear a lot about the negatives of 2020, the ASHA journals would like to take ...
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Erinn Finke and Katherine C. Hustad Selected as Incoming Editors-in-Chief of Expanded AJSLP

Erinn Finke and Katherine C. Hustad Selected as Incoming Editors-in-Chief of Expanded AJSLP

Next year marks the 30-year anniversary of the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (AJSLP). And, like any other 30-year-old, the journal has changed a lot over the years. AJSLP will ...
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Introducing Special Collections From the ASHA Journals

Introducing Special Collections From the ASHA Journals

You may have seen us mention a thing or two about special collections in previous posts. Special collections gather content on a focused subject area from all of the ASHA ...
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Special Collection: Interprofessional Education/Interprofessional Practice

Special Collection: Interprofessional Education/Interprofessional Practice

The discipline of communication sciences and disorders isn’t an island unto itself. To successfully advocate for and treat their patients, many audiologists and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) find themselves collaborating with ...
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