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  • Michelle Harvey

    RE: Bedside Clinical Dysphagia evaluation consi...

    Posted in: SIG 13, Swallowing...

    Thank you everyone for your replies- this information is greatly appreciate

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    RE: VCD

    Posted in: SIG 03, Voice and...

    He can see me at Weill Cornell med College 646-962-5347 Sent from my iPhone ------Original Message------ Trying to locate a qualified SLP to work with a college level football player who has VCD near Rutger University in New Jersey?

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    RE: TOLD-I:4

    Posted in: SIG 01, Language Learning...

    Sally makes a good point. The information gathered is important for setting functional goals, and for working with parents and teachers.

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    RE:Cognitive Deficits and UTI

    Posted in: SIG 02, Neurophysiology...

    Are you being asked to pick up UTI pts for cognition or for swallowing? It's appropriate for the latter; the former usually works itself out though sometimes our assistance can be useful.

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    RE: Insight/Advice Needed

    Posted in: Early Interventio...

    It seems that this child is having difficulty parsing the auditory signals into meaningful bits, so he/she can't recognize those aural symbols. However, he/she can identify letters with their sounds and so should also be able to learn other visual...


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Sindy SandsSindy Sands

Sindy Sands has been an SLP since 1978 and currently works in the Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, WA. She is a STEP Participant, and member of the Special Interest Group 16 coordinating committee.

Why Does Sindy participate in the ASHA Community? 

“It is inspiring to see the caliber of folks who are in my chosen profession. It gives me a broader perspective of my field and helps me to understand what is happening nationwide. I get questions answered. I get to give to the profession from my knowledge and experience. I have been an SLP since 1978 and I have seen a lot…I get new perspectives from others' practices. It unifies us.”

What is one of your favorite quotes?
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day
Teach a man how to fish and he eats for a lifetime

What would you name the autobiography of your life?
At the end of the line there is another school

If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?

I have a mentor professionally. Ellyn Arwood, a genius SLP and educator, who has changed the face of SLP work.
There are so many I can learn from.

Name something fun you think others don't know about you.
I was in the junior miss pageant in high school and my talent was baton twirling.. I was a competition baton twirler.

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