Monthly Archives: June 2016

Summer Learning Loss: Don’t Let Your Child Be a Victim of the Summer Slide!

Summer vacation has arrived! As schools let out across the country, kids everywhere are looking forward to the upcoming months of freedom and fun. Unfortunately, this much deserved break can also come with a downside: the Summer Slide. The Summer … Continue reading

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How Does a Speech-Language Pathologist Help a Person with Aphasia?

  Did you know that aphasia affects about two million Americans, is more common than Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy, and yet, most people have never heard of it? Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs after a … Continue reading

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Aphasia ID Cards: Improving Understanding and Increasing Awareness

Did you know that June is Aphasia Awareness Month? Aphasia is a communication disorder that makes it difficult to communicate with language. Aphasia occurs after a neurological injury (often a stroke) and affects approximately 180,000 people in the United States … Continue reading

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You Could Save a Life! Four Warning Signs of Stroke

June is Aphasia Awareness Month! Did you know that 180,000 people are diagnosed with aphasia every year in the United States? By 2020, it’s estimated that up to 2,000,000 people in the United States will have aphasia. People with aphasia … Continue reading

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June Is Aphasia Awareness Month! Four Tips for Better Communication

Did you know that of the estimated 750,000 strokes that occur each year in the United States, about one third result in aphasia? Aphasia is a language disorder caused by neurological damage which results in impairment of some part of … Continue reading

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