From the Editor: An Introduction to the JSLHR Supplement on Implementation Science Purpose The JSLHR Supplement on Implementation Science is aimed at providing discussion and examples of research in implementation science, the study of methods designed to promote the incorporation of research findings into clinical practice. Methods Practitioners in the language science area were invited to submit articles that address ... Editorial
Editorial  |   December 01, 2015
From the Editor: An Introduction to the JSLHR Supplement on Implementation Science
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Rhea Paul
    Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
  • Disclosure: Rhea Paul is the Editor for the Language section of JSLHR, 2013–2015.
    Disclosure: Rhea Paul is the Editor for the Language section of JSLHR, 2013–2015. ×
  • Correspondence to Rhea Paul: PaulR4@SacredHeart.edu
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Editorial   |   December 01, 2015
From the Editor: An Introduction to the JSLHR Supplement on Implementation Science
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 2015, Vol. 58, 1717-1718. doi:10.1044/2015_JSLHR-L-15-0239
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 2015, Vol. 58, 1717-1718. doi:10.1044/2015_JSLHR-L-15-0239

Purpose The JSLHR Supplement on Implementation Science is aimed at providing discussion and examples of research in implementation science, the study of methods designed to promote the incorporation of research findings into clinical practice.

Methods Practitioners in the language science area were invited to submit articles that address their experience with various aspects of implementation science.

Results Six articles from several research groups comprise this supplement.

Conclusions Implementation science is an aspect of intervention research that merits consideration by communication disorders scientists. More extensive practice of implementation science will improve uptake of evidence-based practice in the clinical community.

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