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Lateral lisps and EPG studies   

Electropalatography (EPG) studies can help us understand how the tongue makes contact with the palate.  In these studies, vowels are examined in a variety of populations.  High vowels have consistently the most contact with the palate, whereas low vowels make little to no contact with the palate.  This has implications for the words we choose …

Using Google Scholar   

Google Scholar is a free and easy resource that can be useful to students and researchers.  There are a few particularly useful features of Google Scholar that I’d like to show you. For FSU students (especially graduate students taking my classes), please watch both parts of this video below.  This will show you a short …

Stimulability Resources   

Do you treat stimulable or non-stimulable sounds? I had a discussion about this with Rebecca at @adventuresinspeechpathology on Instagram Live (video is saved to her profile in her IGTV) Here are some resources discussed: Stimulability on Caroline Bowen’s site [FREE! includes stimulability assessment form and cards]   Storkel, H. L. (2018). Implementing evidence-based practice: Selecting …

Why Speech Sounds Matter for Literacy   

Why Speech Sounds Matter for Literacy This 1-hour presentation was recorded for the SLP Summit in January 2020.  SLP Summit is a free online conference hosted by SLP Toolkit and SLP Now.  My time for the presentation was donated and the organizers gave me this recording to use as I’d like.   I’d love any feedback! …

ASHA 2019   

Thursday presentations Imagining More for Children with Speech Sound Disorders: Beyond Speech Production Brosseau-Lapre, Vuolo, Farquharson, & Cabbage Development of the Speech & Spelling Coding Scheme Farquharson, Paulk, Kochis, Wood, & Patton-Terry Single Sound Errors in the School Setting: Is It Just Artic? Farquharson   Friday Presentations Speech Language Pathologists’ Experiences With Serving Students With …

Eligibility for speech sound disorders   

This has been a big week in the speech sound disorder world.  CLaSS Lab director, Dr. Kelly Farquharson was interviewed on two podcasts and had two publications released on the broad topic of eligibility for children with speech sound disorders. Podcasts to check out: Dr. Tiffany Hogan’s See Hear Speak podcast, Episode 3.  Hear Dr. …