1. Guides: Speech Pathology: Develop your research question

    STEP 4: Brainstorm your questions. Now you have explored different aspects of your topic, you may construct more focused questions (you can create a few questions and pick one later). A background search will show you how others formulate their questions, hence expand your research direction.

  2. Peruse the 12 Most-Read Articles for SLPs in 2021

    Peruse the 12 Most-Read Articles for SLPs in 2021. January 5, 2022. As you begin new year, enjoy a look back at these 12 Leader articles that were widely viewed by speech-language pathologists and other communication sciences and disorders professionals last year. (Also see the most popular audiology articles, published earlier this week.)

  3. Clinical Topics and Disorders in Speech-Language Pathology

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  4. Research in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2200 Research Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850 Members: 800-498-2071 Non-Member: 800-638-8255. MORE WAYS TO CONNECT. E-mail the Action Center Contact the Board of Directors

  5. How to develop a PICO question

    The PICO framework is a format for developing an answerable clinical research question prior to starting your research. The question needs to identify the patient or population we intend to study, the intervention or treatment we plan to use, the comparison of one intervention to another (if applicable) and the outcome we anticipate. These make up the four elements of the PICO model: Patient ...

  6. Research Guides: Speech-Language Pathology: Step 1: Ask

    The PICOT format is appropriate for questions related to the effectiveness of an intervention. The core PICOT elements are: Population/Disease: The group of people that are of concern in the question. Examples: age, gender, ethnicity, with a certain disorder. Intervention/Variable of Interest: Treatment or action that is the focus of the question.

  7. Speech Language Pathology: Evidence-Based Practice: PICO

    Speech Language Pathology: Evidence-Based Practice: PICO. Resources; EBP; PICO; Finding Articles; Citation Management; Four Elements of the Clinical Question. PICO: A mnemonic device to help formulate a clinical question and search strategy by identifying key concepts. P: Patient/Population/Problem: Describe your patient or the problem - be ...

  8. Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology: Where Are We Now?

    Purpose. In 2004, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association established its position statement on evidence-based practice (EBP). Since 2008, the Council on Academic Accreditation has required accredited graduate education programs in speech-language pathology to incorporate research methodology and EBP principles into their curricula and clinical practicums.

  9. What Is Clinical Evidence in Speech-Language Pathology? A Scoping

    To answer Research Question 4, we used the same methodology as in Data Mapping III, to code for descriptions of the role of clinical evidence in relation to other types of evidence when making a clinical decision. ... Methodological quality of intervention research in speech-language pathology: Analysis of 10 years of group-design studies ...

  10. Speech-Language Pathology: Research & Practice

    Speech-Language Pathology: Research & Practice. ... Efficacy (speechBITE™) is a free searchable database that gives you access to the best evidence across all areas of speech pathology intervention. ... PICO clarifies and focuses questions that arise during a patient assessment. It identifies and organizes the key aspects of a complex patient ...

  11. LibGuides: Communication Disorders: PICO(T) Questions

    Audiology/Speech Language Pathology Anatomy; PICO(T) Questions (PICO) Questions; Framing Different Types of Clinical Questions; ... Using a structured question frame can help you clearly define the concepts or variables that make up the specific research question. PICO(T) is the most common question frame used in health sciences research, where ...


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  13. 26 questions with answers in SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

    Answer. Formant values allow vowel identification, but listeners most probably use the relative (not absolute) values of the first two formants. For instance, the neutral schwa vowel has a F2 ...

  14. Top 99+ Research Topics for Speech Language Pathology

    Here are some steps to help you select an appropriate research topic: 1. Identify your interests. Consider what aspects of Speech Language Pathology (SLP) intrigue you the most, whether it's language development, cognitive-communication, fluency disorders, swallowing difficulties, or another area. 2.

  15. 5 Areas of Research for a Speech Language Pathology Student

    5 Research Topics in Speech Language Pathology. Traumatic Injury and Language Function. Development Of Reading Skills In Youth. Speech Processing In Elderly Patients. Language and Its Relation to Hearing Loss. Speech Related Diseases And Their Treatments. Working toward a Master's in Speech Language Pathology can be very interesting.

  16. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

    Shelley L. Bredin-Oja and. Mariel Lee Schroeder. American Journal of Speech-Language PathologyResearch Article7 March 2024. Patient Characteristics and Treatment Patterns for Speech-Language Pathology Services in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Cait Brown , Rachel Prusynski , Carolyn Baylor , Andrew Humbert and. Tracy M. Mroz.

  17. Mental Health Practitioners' Understanding of Speech Pathology in a

    3.2. Research Question 1—How Knowledgeable Are Mental Health Practitioners of SPs' Broad Areas of Practice? As evident in Table 2, the areas of practice that were most frequently identified as necessitating speech pathology input were difficulties with speech, voice, oral motor/swallowing, receptive, and expressive language. Conversely, the ...

  18. 5 Thesis Topics for a Master's in Speech Language Pathology Student

    5. Avoiding Speech Related Diseases. There are a number of diseases that can affect a person's speech and language. For example, Bell's palsy can affect the facial muscles and make it difficult to speak. Thesis research could focus one or more of these diseases. The focus could be on identifying causes, explaining impacts to language, and ...

  19. Language Sample Analysis in Clinical Practice: Speech-Language

    JOURNAL OF SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING RESEARCH (JSLHR) LANGUAGE, SPEECH, AND HEARING SERVICES IN SCHOOLS (LSHSS) ... The question arises why SLPs do not use LSA regularly (Heilmann, 2010 ... or ear, nose, and throat specialist. Speech-language pathology services delivered in speech-language pathology practices for children with DLD are ...

  20. The SLP Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

    The SLP Guide to Evidence-Based Practice. November 23, 2020. Evidence-based practice speech pathology uses scientific research, trials, conclusions and recommendations to inform patient treatment. SLP evidence-based practice is important because it ensures clients are receiving informed treatment that is more likely to be effective because it ...

  21. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

    AJSLP publishes peer-reviewed research and other scholarly articles on all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology.The journal is an international outlet for clinical research pertaining to screening, detection, diagnosis, management, and outcomes of communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan as well as the etiologies and characteristics of these disorders.

  22. Speech pathology News, Research and Analysis

    A speech pathology researcher explains the science and the misconceptions around this speech disorder. Xiaofan Lei, University of Minnesota. Stuttering is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder ...

  23. Brain Sciences

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the chronic and neurodegenerative diseases of the central nervous system (CNS). It generally affects motor, sensory, cerebellar, cognitive, and language functions. It is thought that identifying MS speech disorders using quantitative methods will make a significant contribution to physicians in the diagnosis and follow-up of MS patients. In this study, it was ...

  24. The perspectives of speech-language pathologists: Providing teletherapy

    The questions on the self-administered questionnaire aligned with the overall research question, as well as the objectives of the study. The questionnaire was developed by the researcher and was made up of 22 questions, which were a combination of closed-ended and open-ended questions. ... American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26 (1 ...

  25. Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology receives national ranking

    The last ranking of the program was in 2020, when the Speech-Language Pathology program was ranked at #146. "The need for speech-language pathologists and audiologists continues to grow," shares Brancamp. "The department and University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine are excited to support the students who are ready for a great career.".

  26. Dr. Danika Pfeiffer receives ASHFoundation research grant to study

    Danika Pfeiffer, PhD, began her Monarch journey in Old Dominion University's speech-language pathology and audiology program in fall 2023, and hit the ground running at Olympic Marathon speed. Just a few months into her Monarch journey, she received the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) new investigators research grant, an award of $10,000. Dr. Pfeiffer's project ...

  27. US News & World Report ranks Iowa audiology, speech-language pathology

    The university, college, and department continue to lead, ensuring students access to unparalleled opportunities. Construction has started on a new $249 million building that will provide a state-of-the-art learning space for Iowa students studying in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Department of Health and Human Physiology, and the Carver College of Medicine's ...