Monthly Archives: July 2011

Speech-Language Pathology and Literacy

Did you know that speech-language pathologists can help with literacy difficulties? A speech-language pathologist will often work with school-aged children to help identify literacy issues and assist students in developing key language skills necessary for reading and writing. How can … Continue reading

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Voice Problems? It Could Be Acid Reflux!

Acid reflux is primarily considered a disorder of digestion. Typically, contents of the stomach are kept out of the esophagus by a sphincter muscle which separates the stomach and esophagus. Sometimes, this muscle loosens, allowing the contents and acid of … Continue reading

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Swallowing Difficulties? A Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

When people think of a speech-language pathologist, they typically think of assistance with issues in communicating, whether it is a child with a stutter or a person who has just suffered a stroke and has trouble speaking. But did you … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Week

This year, the week of July 6 to July 12 is designated as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness week. Alzheimer’s is a disease which primarily affects an individual’s cognitive functioning and memory. Because the intellectual issues that accompany this disease are so … Continue reading

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