Monthly Archives: April 2011

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

In addition to being Autism Awareness Month, April is also dedicated to raising awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s is a chronic, progressive neurological disease that affects movement and coordination. When a person develops Parkinson’s Disease, a specific group of cells … Continue reading

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Autism Fast Facts

April is Autism Awareness Month, so we here at SANY would like to take the opportunity to share some facts about autism and its growing prevalence in the US. The latest figures indicate that autism currently affects 1 in 110 … Continue reading

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How to Better Communicate with a Person Who Stutters: Part 2

It is estimated that approximately 1% of the population (68 million people) speak with a stutter. This week,  Speech Associates of NY continues our discussion on strategies for better communicating with a person who stutters.

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How to Better Communicate with a Person Who Stutters

This week, Speech Associates of New York continues our series on stuttering. Often people are uncomfortable when speaking with someone who stutters and, unsure of how to react, they attempt to “help” the stutterer in ways that can actually be … Continue reading

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Personal Appearence by SANY President, Jayne Latz

SANY President and Founder Jayne Latz will be speaking at the 2011 Toastmasters District 46 Spring Conference on Saturday April 30. Check out this link to read about her presentation: “Using Your Accent”.  http://d46conf.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/workshop-flyers/

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How Much Do You Know About Stuttering?

The popularity of the movie The King’s Speech over the past several months has brought stuttering more public attention than it has seen in a long time. But what exactly is stuttering? This week’s blog will present some basic stuttering … Continue reading

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