Monthly Archives: October 2013

Talking with a Person Who Stutters: Dos and Don’ts

It is estimated that approximately 68 million people worldwide speak with a stutter. Last week, in honor of International Stuttering Awareness Day, Speech Associates of NY provided a basic overview of stuttering and how speech-language-pathology can help. Today, we present … Continue reading

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It’s International Stuttering Awareness Day!

Every October 22, several organizations come together to create International Stuttering Awareness day. The goal of this campaign is to raise public awareness of this speech disorder and help those who would like to manage their stuttering get the help … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Month: How Can Speech Therapy Help?

Did you know that October 2013 is Dyslexia Awareness Month? In order to help raise awareness about this communication disorder, Speech Associates of NY is blogging about dyslexia: what it is, how it affects communication, and how speech-language therapy can … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Month: What Is Dyslexia?

Learning to read is a different journey for each child. Some kids seem to pick up reading skills with very little effort, while others need extra help along the way.  For children with dyslexia, however, understanding the written word can … Continue reading

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ADHD and Speech Therapy: Part 2

You may have heard about attention deficit disorder (ADD) and how it can affect classroom performance. But did you know ADD can affect communication and social skills as well? For this reason, children who have been diagnosed with ADD often … Continue reading

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