Category Archives: Parkinson’s Disease

When should you see a Speech-Language Pathologist?

Many people have heard of speech-language pathology, but aren’t aware of the range of services that they offer. Speech-therapists don’t just work with people who stutter or children with speech impediments. Speech-language pathologists work with anyone who has difficulty with … 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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How Does Aging Affect Communication?

Senior citizens represent the fastest growing segment of the population in the United States. Unfortunately, aging can bring the increased likelihood of disorders that affect speech, language, and communication. What are some common communication disorders that can affect the elderly? … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

In addition to being Autism Awareness Month, April is also dedicated to raising awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s is a chronic, progressive neurological disease that affects movement and coordination. When a person develops Parkinson’s Disease, a specific group of cells … Continue reading

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