Speech Uncensored: A Speech Pathology Podcast

Speech Uncensored: A Speech Pathology Podcast

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The Speech Uncensored Podcast is your one-stop shop to dig into the world of medical Speech and Language Pathology. We unpack therapy techniques, critique assessment protocols, and discuss resources to enhance your practice. You’ll hear from passionate SLPs in the field, eager to share their knowledge and experience. We also sit down with neurologists, radiologists, ENTs, rehab physicians, patients, and caregivers. Each episode of Speech Uncensored is worth .1 ASHA CEU when you complete the accompanying podcourse available from SpeechTherapyPD.com visit SpeechTherapyPD.com/SUP to learn more.


From Podcast to Practice: Implementing Person-Centered Therapy with Melissa Kurrle, MA, CCC-SLP
Nov 19 • 53 min
Join Melissa & Leigh Ann for the inaugural episode of the “from podcast to practice” series where we look back on a formative listening experience from a previous episode and discuss how we’ve implemented the material we learned. We’re going to go all in…
Past, Present and Future of Aphasia Therapy with Audrey Holland, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA-F
Nov 12 • 53 min
Dr. Audrey Holland has made substantial contributions to our field and joins Leigh Ann to discuss the past, present, and future of Aphasia therapy with a special focus on person centered care. In today’s talk, we cover select aphasia assessments and…
Transition From Medical to School Setting with Marisha McGrorty, MS, CCC-SLP
Nov 7 • 57 min
Marisha and Leigh Ann join forces to provide a guide for SLPs wishing to transition from the medical setting to the school-based setting. Marisha is an organizational wizard and brings her knowledge of the unique skills necessary to flourish in the…
Preparing Voice Clinicians to Support Speakers Along the Gender Spectrum with Voice Therapy Roundtable
Oct 30 • 62 min
In this podcast we will be discussing the development and evolution of a three day course on Transgender voice and communication taught by the presenters Christie Block, Leah Helou and Sandy Hirsch. They will be discussing course content and development…
Demystifying Voice Banking with Michelle Wheeler, MS, CCC-SLP
Oct 22 • 50 min
Michelle Wheeler returns to demystify voice banking on episode 12 of season 2! Michelle took my rudimentary understanding of voice banking and expanded it to include message banking. With the tools in the show notes on www.speechuncensored.com, you can…
Become a Traveling Medical SLP with Julia Kuhn, MS CCC-SLP
Oct 15 • 51 min
Ever thought about hitting the road and taking travel assignments? Wondering how to make the travel lifestyle a full-time gig? Julia Kuhn of “The Traveling Traveler” fame is joining Leigh Ann to discuss the nuts and bolts of short-term travel assignments.…
“Meta-Therapy:” How Conversation Shapes Therapeutic Response with Leah Helou, PhD, CCC-SLP
Oct 8 • 48 min
Join Dr. Leah Helou as she presents the concept of “meta-therapy” as a fourth dimension of voice therapy. There is direct therapy, indirect therapy, and counseling - “meta-therapy” is the conversation that shapes therapeutic outcomes. As Dr. Helou is a…
Essential Skills to Overcome Burnout in Rehab with TaVona Denise Boggs, PT & Life Coach
Oct 1 • 57 min
TaVona provides tips and techniques to overcome burnout and thrive in the healthcare industry. What is Burnout? I mean, do we even need to define it? Aren’t we all pretty intimate with what it feels like? Burnout is more than just dissatisfaction with…
Pathway to a Medical Clinical Fellowship with Lindsey Heidrick, CCC-SLPD, Courtney Heitz, MA CCC-SLP, Caitlin Dunbar, MA, CCC-SLP, & Jacob McKinley, MHS, CCC-SLP
Sep 24 • 63 min
This episode will provide the unique opportunity for listeners to hear from Dr. Lindsey Heidrick and a round table discussion with Jacob McKinley, Caitlin Dunbar, and Courtney Heitz on obtaining a medical clinical fellowship. Lindsey starts off the…
Delivering Evidence-Based Treatment Using Tactus Therapy Apps with Megan Sutton, MS, RSLP, CCC-SLP (C)
Sep 17 • 56 min
Megan Sutton joins us for an in depth look at a few of her Tactus Therapy apps. Megan is passionate about connecting clinicians with evidence-based tools to treat aphasia. Over the past 9 years, Megan has built and refined some of the best tools on the…
More Than Pitch: A Holistic Approach to Voice Feminization with Joy Musser, PhD, CCC-SLP
Sep 10 • 57 min
Dr. Joy Musser has spent her SLP career focused on providing high quality voice therapy services. Within the last few years, Joy has been focused on reaching an under-served population in our field - transgender voice therapy. In this episode, Joy…
Respiratory Muscle Training for Dysphagia with Brooke Richardson MS, CCC-SLP
Aug 27 • 56 min
Brooke introduces Leigh Ann to RMT - Respiratory Muscle Training through a lively discussion covering the basics of expiratory muscle training (EMT) and its applications on improving deficits in cough and dysphagia. Brooke is passionate about providing…
Assessing Functional Needs in the Adult Neurologic Population with Sarah Baar MS, CCC-SLP
Aug 20 • 56 min
Sarah Baar is here to revolutionize your evaluation procedure. If you want to know how to dynamically assess the functional needs of your patients to identify deficits to target in therapy and develop measurable goals for therapy, then Sarah has the…
Access Tech for Adults & AAC with Susan Koch Fager, PhD, CCC-SLP
Aug 13 • 56 min
Dr. Fager specializes in research connecting AAC with persons with severe physical and/or cognitive impairments. In today’s episode, Dr. Fager discusses her research on assistive technology and how the work she is completing translates to clinical…
Introduction to AAC for Adults with Michelle Wheeler, MS, CCC-SLP
Aug 6 • 56 min
Michelle Wheeler has spent the last 13+ years providing AAC resources to children and adults. Michelle unravels the mystery of providing AAC options for patients by dispelling myths, describing her day-to-day work, and pointing us to online resources to…
Building a Transgender Voice Therapy Clinic with Lynn Hawk, MA, CCC-SLP
Jul 30 • 53 min
The first episode of season 2 has us sitting down with Lynn Hawk, MA, CCC-SLP to discuss all things transgender voice therapy clinics. Lynn Hawk’s Voice and Swallow Clinic was approached by an OB-GYN to build a program that would provide high quality…
Season 1 Finale
Jul 18 • 4 min
Check out learn.speechtherapypd.com/sup to learn more about obtaining CEUs for listening to the podcast.
Integrating Technology in Aphasia Therapy with Megan Sutton MS, CCC-SLP (C)
Jul 10 • 54 min
Megan Sutton joins us for episode 17 to discuss how we can integrate technology when working with persons with aphasia (PWA). Megan is a fountain of information and knowledge on aphasia therapy and gives great tips and resources in our talk. Megan is the…
Close the Game Closet: Better Cognitive Therapy with Sarah Baar MA, CCC-SLP
Jun 26 • 37 min
Episode 16 finds us checking in with Sarah Baar from Honeycomb Speech Therapy to make that sought after connection of linking research with functional therapy outcomes. Sarah guides us through the INCOG article with real-world examples of how she has…
Positive Approach to Care for People with Dementia by Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Jun 19 • 37 min
In Episode 15, Teepa Snow introduces us to the Positive Approach to Care (PAC) for people with a changing brain. It was a delight to discuss Teepa’s model of care that focuses on the person’s intact abilities to promote increased quality of life and…
Understanding Chronic Cough & Vocal Cord Disorder with Anne Vertigan, B. App. Sc. (Sp Path), MBA, PhD
Jun 12 • 65 min
When you want to learn more about treating chronic cough - you go to the woman who wrote the first textbook on the topic: Dr. Anne Vertigan. Episode 14 is jam-packed with descriptions of chronic cough, assessment protocols, and treatment options. Somehow,…
Medication Management & Memes with Joshua Reyes MS, CCC-SLP
Jun 5 • 49 min
On episode 13, Joshua Reyes sits down to talk about the creative process of making memes and therapy materials. If you’re on instagram then it’s highly likely you follow @slpmemes. With a following of over 34.4 thousand people and over 900 posts (as of…
Meaningful Aphasia Therapy with Sarah Baar MA, CCC-SLP
May 29 • 36 min
In this episode, Sarah Baar lays the foundation to revolutionize your aphasia therapy. Calling upon the framework described in Kagan’s 2011 article (link at speechuncensored.com), Sarah brings tried and true methods to make language therapy functional for…
Multidisciplinary Teams for Neurodegenerative Diseases & the SLP’s Role with Lindsey Heidrick, SLPD
May 22 • 57 min
Dr. Lindsey Heidrick works on multidisciplinary teams for ALS, Parkinson’s Disease (PD), and MD (muscular dystrophy). In this episode, Lindsey describes the services she provides in each of these three separate clinics, who she collaborates with, and the…
Replacing a language of fear for facts when discussing dysphagia management with Will Farnham, MS, CCC-SLP
May 15 • 38 min
You likely know Will better by his social media handle @hardtoswallowslp. But he’s got so much more to share than hilariously relevant medical SLP memes. Will’s got a bit of a soapbox moment that he needs to broadcast. Okay, I asked him to broadcast it…
How neuroplasticity influences treatment with Lauren Ball, MS, CCC-SLP
May 8 • 32 min
In this episode, I sit down with Lauren Ball to discuss how she weaves the 10 principles of neuroplasticity into her treatment plan. When developing a treatment plan and creating therapy materials for a session, Lauren asks herself: is this task intense…
Cough Assist with Sydney Parriott, MS, CCC-SLP
May 1 • 45 min
What is cough assist? Who is it for? Who can perform a cough assist? Why do a cough assist? What’s the purpose of the cough assist? Manual or mechanical? How do you get trained in it? Why would you want to get trained? How often would you use this…
Living that PRN Life with Jen Hurst, MS, CCC-SLP
Apr 24 • 44 min
PRN: Abbreviation meaning “when necessary” (from the Latin “pro re nata”, for an occasion that has arisen, as circumstances require, as needed (source: MedicineNet). Jen is BACK! You may recall Jen from her terrific talk about the vent and trach…
Cognitive & Language Evaluations on Inpatient Rehab Unit with Lauren Ball, MS, CCC-SLP
Apr 17 • 27 min
Lauren wraps up her amazing talk about inpatient rehab life with a run-down of the cognitive and language assessments that she uses on her unit. Then, she gets all inspiring and drops beautiful words of wisdom. Music in podcast: “freedom” by Twisterium
SLP life on the Inpatient Rehab Unit with Lauren Ball, MS, CCC-SLP
Apr 15 • 34 min
In this episode, I sit down with Lauren Ball to discuss what life is like on an inpatient rehab unit for an SLP. Because Lauren has also worked in Skilled Nursing (SNF), she’s able to compare the two settings and discuss how patients qualify for inpatient…
Swallow Evaluations and In-line Speaking Valves for Ventilation Patients with Sydney Parriott, MS, CCC-SLP
Apr 7 • 31 min
Part two of Sydney’s talk about in-line speaking valves concludes with her explanation of swallow evaluations with this population. Sydney also reveals the best and worst thing about working with critically ill patients in the acute setting. We wrap up by…
In-line Speaking Valves for Ventilator Patients with Sydney Parriott, MS CCC-SLP
Apr 4 • 30 min
Sydney discusses the importance of implementing in-line speaking valves for patients on a ventilator as part of the weaning process. In-line speaking valves also serve as an opportunity for chronically ventilated patients to use their voice. In part 1 of…
Eval & Treatment with the Trach & Vent Population in LTACs with Jen Hurst MS, CCC-SLP
Mar 30 • 32 min
The conclusion of our discussion on the trach and vent population takes us through typical evaluation and treatment steps. Throughout part 1 and 2 of our discussion, a theme emerged…. collaboration. It became apparent to me that when working with…
Finding Your Feet with the Trach & Vent Population in LTACs with Jen Hurst MS, CCC-SLP
Mar 27 • 24 min
In SUP’s inaugural episode, I sit down with Jen Hurst MS, CCC-SLP to discuss her experience working in an LTAC (long term acute care hospital) with trach and vent patients. We cover a wide range of topics including how she landed in this setting, who…
What’s Up with SUP?
Mar 16 • 1 min
Discover the delicious flavors of ear candy the Speech Uncensored Podcast will serve up on a regular basis.
The Origin Story of the Speech Uncensored Podcast
Mar 16 • 2 min
Find out how the Speech Uncensored Podcast came to be and what to expect in future episodes as we dive deeper into the world of medical Speech and Language Pathology.