From My Perspective/Opinion: Why Aren’t There More BIPOC Professionals in CSD?
In a quest for answers, an SLP asks colleagues about roadblocks and suggested solutions.
Learn About Trauma-Informed Care With Two Town Halls and an Article Collection
In the face of increased mental health concerns due to the pandemic, ASHA is hosting two virtual town halls on trauma-informed care—one focused on the people we serve, another on taking care of ourselves.
Reaching Multilingual Children in Their Home Language
Amid a shortage of bilingual clinicians, a speech-language pathologist envisions using an artificial-intelligence “robot” to support children in their home and developing languages.
Creating a Safe Space for Black Adults With Aphasia
The communication difficulties that result from aphasia can lead to loneliness and isolation. And although Black people have as much as a four-fold higher incidence of stroke than their White counterparts, they are less likely to receive rehabilitation services. When Black people do join aphasia groups, they are typically in the minority—potentially hindering their sense of belonging and exacerbating feelings of isolation.
By Teresa Gray, Kenly Doyle, Angela Rowell
Cognitive Group Tackles Racial Disparities in Dementia Prevention
Saint Louis University researchers adapt an intervention to serve African American elders at risk for dementia and hearing loss.
By Whitney Anne Postman, Maureen Fischer, Kailin Leisure