Medical Speech Pathology

Curiosity, Dialogue, and Knowledge

Words Words Words

My father told me what his seminary professor told him; he said, “Son, fall in love with words.  You can do whatever you want to, if you can master them.” … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hyponatremia and Cognition

What I didn’t know about the healthcare field when I started out was far greater than I imagined at the time.  I worked hard to do well in school and … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 7 Comments

An Epiphany

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying… Realizations don’t come cheap for me. I bounced around … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

A Different Point of View

By Amy Shissler, DPT “Remember that you do not need to know. You do need to be thoughtful and humble.” -John Rosenbek, PhD, CCC-SLP I’m 31 years old. At the … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 1 Comment


When it’s all said and done and therapy has run its course, what do your patients and their families remember?  Was it a positive, growing experience for all involved? Is … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Speech Therapy: We Need a Few Good Men

We need a few good men Statistics of Interest From the report, SLP Healthcare Survey 2009: 95% of all SLPs in the medical field were female. From the report, 2010 Schools … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · 31 Comments