Monthly Archives: May 2012

May Is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association organizes Better Speech and Hearing Month in an attempt to raise public awareness about speech, hearing, and language disabilities. Speech and language disorders can take many forms and can limit academic achievement, social adjustment, … Continue reading

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Voice Problems? It Might Be Allergies!

Sneezing? Itchy eyes? Runny nose? Must be allergy season! With its unseasonable temperatures, this spring has been one of the worst seasons for allergy sufferers in years. If you happen to suffer from allergies, odds are you’re all too familiar … Continue reading

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Communicating with Hearing Loss

As they age, most adults will experience some level of hearing loss during their lifetime. Since age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is gradual, many people don’t fully realize how profound of an effect it can have on communication. When even … Continue reading

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Tips for Speaking with a Child who Stutters

While studies have shown time and again that the behavior of parents does NOT cause a child to stutter, there are certain communicative practices that parents and other adults can engage in which a child who stutters to help increase … Continue reading

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