Monthly Archives: February 2012

Asperger Syndrome: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

Last week we discussed some of the basics of Asperger syndrome, a type of disorder on the autistic spectrum that can affect social functioning. Since those affected by Asperger syndrome typically have no difficulty with language skills per se, it … Continue reading

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Asperger Syndrome

Asperger syndrome is a fairly new diagnosis, having first been included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in 1994. While Asperger syndrome has gained a significant amount of attention in recent years, misconceptions and myths about the … Continue reading

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FAQs: Speech and Language Delays

While every child develops language at his or her own pace, sometimes speech and language may seem to be lagging further behind in a child’s development than is typical. To learn more about speech and language delays, read the following … Continue reading

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Augmentative and Alternatve Communication: Part 3

Over the past two weeks we’ve discussed augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices, means of communication used by individuals who lack the ability to communicate effectively through speech. In our most recent blog, we discussed the different ways in which … Continue reading

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