Category Archives: Speech Improvement

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates Better Speech and Hearing Month, a campaign to raise public awareness of communication disorders and spread the word about how speech-language therapy and audiology services can help people to improve their communication … Continue reading

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How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help You?

Many people only think of speech-language pathologists as working with people who have speech impediments like a lisp or stutter. However, speech-language pathologists are highly trained specialists with the ability to help remediate a wide range of issues that affect … Continue reading

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Is Your Child a Clutterer?

Many young children can be difficult to understand: fast, excitable speech combined with a developing grasp of the language can make childhood speech far less clear than adult speech. But for some children, speech disorders can take this lack of … Continue reading

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Speech-Language Therapy: Preparing for an Evaluation

If you or a loved one are having difficulty with speech, language, or swallowing, you may have considered seeking the services of a speech-language pathologist. Arranging a speech-language evaluation is a critical first step on the road to improved communication, … Continue reading

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Over the last month, we’ve discussed many different aspects of language development, from a child’s early gurgling and sound play, up through early language. Today we’re going to focus on not what a child says, but how they say it. … Continue reading

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Common Speech Issues: Young Adults

The road from childhood to adulthood is notoriously bumpy. One common obstacle along the way is learning to express yourself in a more mature, confident manner. Often, the young adult’s speech and communication skills lag behind their actual thoughts and … Continue reading

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