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How to Study for the Praxis Speech-Language Pathology Test

The Praxis Speech-Language Pathology (5331) test is a national examination commissioned by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) as part of the speech-language pathology certification process. Aspiring speech-language pathologists (SLPs) must pass this test to achieve ASHA certification. A passing score may also be required to obtain a speech-language pathology license in their state.  An SLP who is certified by ASHA holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), a credential that recognizes they have “voluntarily met rigorous academic and professional standards, typically going beyond the minimum requirements for state licensure.” The Praxis test is facilitated by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).  […]

Trouble Swallowing or Chewing? Try These 6 Dysphagia-Friendly Recipes.

Dysphagia, the clinical term for difficulty swallowing and chewing, affects an individual’s ability to eat and drink with ease. People with the condition follow a specific diet of foods that are easy to swallow and chew. While clinically appropriate, these options can lack the variety and taste that make eating enjoyable. Still, food and cooking can be means of restoring health, routine, and community, especially for those dealing with the isolation that can accompany the condition and the reason behind it (such as head and neck cancer, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, or traumatic brain injury). Sharing a meal with loved ones […]

Trouble Swallowing or Chewing? Try These 6 Dysphagia-Friendly Recipes.

Dysphagia, the clinical term for difficulty swallowing and chewing, affects an individual’s ability to eat and drink with ease. People with the condition follow a specific diet of foods that are easy to swallow and chew. While clinically appropriate, these options can lack the variety and taste that make eating enjoyable. Still, food and cooking can be means of restoring health, routine, and community, especially for those dealing with the isolation that can accompany the condition and the reason behind it (such as head and neck cancer, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, or traumatic brain injury). Sharing a meal with loved ones […]