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How Can Speech-Language Therapy Help a Child with Dyslexia?

When people think of speech therapy, they often think of helping a person who stutters, or a child with a lisp, or maybe working with people who have language problems because of a stroke. But speech-language therapists work with an … Continue reading

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5 Ways a Speech Therapist Can Help with Literacy!

A recent survey found that over 70% of teachers believed that students who received speech therapy services demonstrated improved reading skills in the classroom (ASHA, National Outcome Measurement System). A speech-language pathologist’s training often allows them to identify the root … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Month: How Can Speech Therapy Help?

Did you know that October 2013 is Dyslexia Awareness Month? In order to help raise awareness about this communication disorder, Speech Associates of NY is blogging about dyslexia: what it is, how it affects communication, and how speech-language therapy can … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Month: What Is Dyslexia?

Learning to read is a different journey for each child. Some kids seem to pick up reading skills with very little effort, while others need extra help along the way.  For children with dyslexia, however, understanding the written word can … Continue reading

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