147 episodes

A show about how we communicate and how that communication changes our lives.

ASHA Voices American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.2 • 60 Ratings

A show about how we communicate and how that communication changes our lives.

    Student Advocacy and A Win for People Who Stutter

    Student Advocacy and A Win for People Who Stutter

    What does it mean to have your voice heard as a part of the legislative process?We talk with a representative of the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and with a future SLP who spoke up this legislative session during a day for student advocacy at the Kentucky State Capitol.Guests discuss participation and highlight new legislation expanding insurance coverage for people who stutter—a bill that was championed by former University of Kentucky basketball star and past ASHA Voices guest Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.Learn More:ASHA Voices: Athlete and Advocate Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/2021-1209-podcast-kidd-gilchrist/full/)2024 Advocacy Wins: Keeping Pace: State Legislative and Regulatory Updates for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (https://www.asha.org/news/2024/2024-state-legislative-updates-for-audiologists-and-speech-language-pathologists/)Episode Transcript: ASHA Voices: Student Advocacy and a Win for People Who Stutter (https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/2024-0606-transvoices-slp-advocacy-stuttering-kentucky)

    • 25 min
    Conversations on Milestones and Speech-Language Delays

    Conversations on Milestones and Speech-Language Delays

    An SLP encounters an increase in speech-language delays following the COVID-19 pandemic. What she finds next is a trend that is larger than she realized, and it may be something you’ve noticed as well.Later in the episode, go behind the scenes of ASHA’s newly revised developmental milestones to hear how they were developed and why they were updated.Learn More:“Elusive Words: Confronting the Post-Pandemic Skills Gap” (https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/leader.FTR1.29052024.slp-andemic-delays.42/full/) by SLP Liza StahnkeASHA's Developmental Milestones: Birth to 5 Years (https://www.asha.org/public/developmental-milestones/)Episode transcript: ASHA Voices: Conversations on Milestones and Speech-Language Delays (https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/2024-0523-transvoices-speech-delays-milestones/full/)

    • 23 min
    Stuttering and Stigma with SLP Derek Daniels

    Stuttering and Stigma with SLP Derek Daniels

    SLP Derek Daniels says stigmatizing actions, like imitating stuttering, can lead people who stutter to remove themselves from opportunities and create a diminished quality of life. Daniels unpacks an example from his own life to give a glimpse into three different ways people can experience stigma. He shares how SLPs can address stigma in their work, and later in the episode, discusses his research into the intersectional ways people experience stigma.

    • 25 min
    Regional Factors Influencing Home Health Care

    Regional Factors Influencing Home Health Care

    Hear stories from home health SLPs working in three different regions across the country. As more patients choose to receive care at home, SLPs working in the city of Baltimore, the suburbs of Atlanta, and in a rural part of the Midwest share how the places they work influence the ways they provide services and care.Central to the conversation are social determinants of health, the sometimes unseen environmental and social factors that can influence our health. You’ll hear these factors in the stories of each of today’s guests.Transcript

    • 36 min
    A Personal and Professional Look at Multilingualism and CSD

    A Personal and Professional Look at Multilingualism and CSD

    In this panel discussion, guests address how SLPs can empower themselves to effectively provide their services cross-linguistically. The guests share stories of their personal and professional connections to multilingualism, demonstrating the link between language, identity, and their work.Transcript

    • 31 min
    Isolation, Frustration, and What Follows a Brain Injury

    Isolation, Frustration, and What Follows a Brain Injury

    SLP Jerry Hoepner discusses the ways SLPs can help patients address barriers to care and connection following a traumatic brain injury.A professor at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, Hoepner studies the experiences of people with TBIs and their interactions with health care providers. As a part of his research, he’s gathered and published observations from people who have experienced brain injuries. He shares what he’s learned from that research, highlighting the chronic phase of care and the powerful role of conversation groups for those with TBIs.Transcript

    • 30 min

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