Category Archives: speech language therapy

Tips to Help Your Child on the Spectrum Enjoy Vacation

It’s World Autism Month! You may have seen communities and individuals around the globe “lighting it up blue” for autism this month to help raise awareness. In support of this campaign, we’ve dedicated our blogs this month to topics in … Continue reading

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Childhood Hearing Loss? A Speech Therapist Can Help!

Childhood hearing loss can have a significant impact on speech and language development. However, detecting the loss early and seeking speech and language therapy can head problems off before they start. Studies have found that infants who are identified with … Continue reading

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5 Signs Your Child Could Have Auditory Processing Disorder

When people think of communication or learning disorders, they typically focus on the ability to produce and understand language. However there are some issues that can impact communication that aren’t purely linguistic. One of these is auditory processing disorder.

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Happy Thanksgiving! 3 Tips for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Big family gatherings can be fun, but they can also be a source of stress. This is even more true for children on the autistic spectrum and their families. Large groups of people, changes … Continue reading

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Story Time Can Improve Your Child’s Language!

For many parents, snuggling up with their child and reading a book is a favorite bonding experience. But studies have shown that reading to your child may be much more important than most people realize.

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World Alzheimer’s Month: 5 Tips for Connection and Communication

Did you know that September is World Alzheimer’s Month? In order to help increase awareness, we’re dedicating some of this month’s blogs to topics in Alzheimer’s disease. Last week we gave some basic information about the global and national impact … Continue reading

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Foreign Accent Syndrome: When Your Voice Isn’t Your Own

Foreign Accent Syndrome: When Your Voice Isn’t Your Own by Debbie Waldman For many people, having a foreign or regional accent is an important part of their identity. But what if that accent wasn’t your own? This is the case … Continue reading

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Reading Trouble? A Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about ways you can work with your child at home to prepare them to learn to read. Developing pre-literacy skills with your child can go a long way towards improving reading skills down … Continue reading

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What Is A Cleft And How Does It Affect Communication?

Did you know that 4,437 children are born with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate in the United States every year? Each July organizations across the country raise public awareness of cleft and other craniofacial disorders with National Cleft and … 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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