Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dysphagia: Delicious Dining

Most people are aware that a stroke or other form of neurological damage can affect language and communication. But did you know that trouble swallowing food and liquid is another common result? Difficulty swallowing, or dysphagia, can affect any part … Continue reading

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Living with Dysphagia

If you’re like most people, you’ve never put much thought into how you swallow food; for a healthy person, the process happens almost completely automatically. But swallowing actually involves a series of fairly intricate muscular and physical processes. When a … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: Swallowing and Cognitive Issues

 Each March, the Brain Injury Association of America conducts a public awareness campaign for traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Speech language pathologists are often heavily involved in rehabilitation after a brain injury since speech and language issues are a common result … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Speech-Language Therapy Can Help!

Did you know that March is Brain Injury Awareness month? In support of this public awareness campaign, we at Speech Associates of NY are running a series of blogs on how traumatic brain injuries and how speech-language therapy can help … Continue reading

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