6 page PDF document for Better Hearing and Speech Month
May is.. Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM)
Includes BHSM and What does a Speech-Language Pathologist do? handouts
10 Educational Handouts included in this bundle:
– What is Dysphagia?
– Dysphagia: Signs and Symptoms
– Dysphagia and Oral Care
– Dysphagia and Safe Swallowing
– What is Aphasia?
– Aphasia Differential Diagnosis
– What is Apraxia of Speech?
– What is Dysarthria?
– What is a Medical Speech Therapist?
– Better Speech and Hearing Month Handout
The Dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment Bundle is designed for speech and language therapists working with patients who are experiencing difficulty swallowing. This bundle includes informative handouts, screening and evaluation forms, treatment examples, sample goals, daily documentation, and more.
Section I. Informative Handouts
Section II. Assessment
Section III. Patient Recommendations
Section IV. Treatment
The Cognitive Communication Assessment created by Medical SLPs is a quick and easy to administer tool for speech therapists working in the medical setting. With a more functional approach to evaluation, this assessment tool can be used to develop individualized therapy programs and help therapists create functional goals for their clients. Administration materials included: patient intake form, record form, and stimulus booklet. Note: This is an informal assessment and has not been standardized.
Table of Contents
I. Intake Form
i. HPI, PLOF, Daily Routines, Cognitive Demands, Discharge Planning
ii. MDS Coding – For Skilled Nursing Facilities only
II. Auditory Comprehension
i. Pointing/Body Parts
ii. Yes/No Questions
iii. Following Commands
iv. Understanding Conversation
III. Verbal Expression
ii. Phrase Completion
iv. Confrontational Naming
v. Divergent Naming
vi. Responsive Naming
vii. Convergent Naming
viii. Object Description
ix. Sentence Formulation
IV. Written Expression
i. Confrontational Naming
ii. Personal Information
iii. Functional Messages and Taking Notes
iv. Clock Drawing
V. Reading Comprehension
i. Reading Ability/Recognition
ii. Words-Phrases Matching
iii. Paragraph Comprehension
iv. Functional Reading – Menu
ii. Immediate Recall and Recent Memory
iii. Distant Memory
iv. Making Change and Calculating Coins
v. Functional Calculations
vi. Problem Solving/Safety
vii. Sequencing and Organization
viii. Balancing Checkbook and Writing a Check
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