Prologue: Implementation Science in CSD and Starting Where You Are

Meghan M. Davidson, Crystle N. Alonzo, Andrea Barton-Hulsey, Cathy Binger, Mindy Bridges, Jessica Caron, Natalie F. Douglas, Julie L. Feuerstein, Lesley Olswang, Jennifer Y. Oshita, Megan E. Schliep, Emily Quinn, Megan A. Morris

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A B S T R A C T In this prologue, we introduce readers to the Forum: Clinicians and Researchers Navigating Implementation Science in CSD. Implementation science (IS), or the study of the adoption of evidence-based practice in real-world settings, is a key area of development in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). The goal of this forum was to show by example how researchers and clinicians are collaborating to begin to apply IS in CSD. This goal culminated in a scoping review of IS in CSD, a tutorial on incorporating IS into clinical practice research, three articles on stakeholder engagement, and three examples of IS studies in CSD included in this forum. We hope this forum helps clinicians and researchers to begin wherever they are in their knowledge and understanding of IS in CSD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1023-1025
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Speech and Hearing


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