Monthly Archives: April 2013

April is Autism Awareness Month: Spread the Word!

Did you know that the prevalence of Autism has risen to 1 in 88 children in America? As this disorder continues to grow, the need for awareness, research, and education grow as well. To help raise awareness about autism, each … Continue reading

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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month: How Can YOU Make a Difference?

Did you know that currently 1 million people in the United States are living with Parkinson’s Disease?  Each year, the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation declares April Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in an attempt to raise public awareness of this devastating disease. … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help? (Part 2)

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, can have a significant impact on communication. As an individual heals from a neurological injury, communication deficits can range from a slight difficulty organizing one’s thoughts to the complete loss of spoken language. Last week, … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help?

Did you know that each year 1.7 million Americans will sustain a traumatic brain injury? A TBI can leave the victim with a range of deficits, including problems with speech and language. Because a brain injury can impact communication, a … Continue reading

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