Monthly Archives: April 2014

Autism Awareness Month: Know the Signs

Each April, organizations around the globe celebrate Autism Awareness Month, a campaign intended to raise public awareness of this disorder. In support of this campaign, Speech Associates of NY will dedicate the month of April to blogs focusing on Autistic … Continue reading

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April is Autism Awareness Month!

As we continue to learn more about autism, the number of children diagnosed with this developmental disorder continues to rise. The most recent report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that the prevalence of autism has … Continue reading

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Dysphagia: Feeding Tubes

Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed dysphagia, difficulty swallowing food or liquid which can often follow a stroke or other neurological injury. When a person has dysphagia, a speech-language pathologist is typically involved in treatment, providing swallow exercises and … Continue reading

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Dysphagia: Safe Swallowing

One of the most common effects of a stroke or other neurological damage is dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing. Over the past two weeks, we’ve discussed some ways to manage dysphagia and how a speech-language pathologist can help. Today, we provide … Continue reading

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