Steven Leder

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The SLP must use the latest evidence to be an agent of change, guiding clinical practice, pushing for the use of validated screens, and using critical thinking.

SLP as Agent of Change at #ASHA16

Agent of Change in Dysphagia by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com As Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) look forward to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s Convention in Philadelphia this November (#ASHA16), please remember those who will not be at the convention. The passing of Steven B. Leder, PhD, CCC-SLP on May 16, 2016 affected many in the dysphagia community. Our hearts have gone out to family, friends and close colleagues. Steven Leder was a constant agent […]

Smooth puree, like chocolate pudding, may be easy to swallow, but the FEES exam can make sure.

20 Reasons to Choose FEES: The Proof is in the Pudding

The Proof is In the Pudding: A Tribute to Steven Leder’s Contributions to FEES & 20 Reasons to choose FEES by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of SwallowStudy.com *** This is an excerpt from the blog I wrote for SDX Dysphagia Experts for their Food 4 Thought blog. This is Part 1. Check out Part 2 on Food 4 Thought.  and Part 3. Thank you SDX for your support of SwallowStudy.com. *** Can you imaging not being able […]

Photo of Steven Leder, PhD, CCC-SLP, formerly of Yale School of Medicine, surrounded by words from fellow Speech-Language Pathologists to honor his contribution to the field.

Aspiration & Lessons from Steven Leder

A tribute to Steven Leder, PhD, CCC-SLP Aspiration can mean “a strong desire to achieve something high or great,” per Merriam-Webster, or “a hope or ambition of achieving something,” per Google. Steven Leder, PhD, CCC-SLP achieved greatness. The phrases in the picture above came lovingly from Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) around the world upon news of his passing on May 16, 2016. He and his many colleagues aspired to shift the conventional and sometimes outdated thinking […]