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More Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help You in 2017!

  When you hear “speech therapist”, what comes to mind? If you’re like many people, you associate speech therapists with things like stuttering or helping a child with a lisp. But over the past few decades, a speech-language pathologist’s role … Continue reading

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4 Ways an SLP Can Help a Child with Feeding and Swallowing Issues

Whether it’s a child that won’t sit at the table long enough to finish a meal or a phase where the only acceptable foods are chicken nuggets and ketchup sandwiches, most parents have struggled with getting their kid to eat … Continue reading

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World Alzheimer’s Month: How Dementia Can Impact Mealtime

Did you know that over 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease? September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and in order to help increase awareness, we’re dedicating this month’s blogs to topics in Alzheimer’s disease. Today, we’ll talk about … Continue reading

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Three Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help Make Your Twilight Years Your Best Yet

  As science and medicine advance at an ever-increasing rate, people today are living longer than ever. With senior citizens making up the largest and fastest growing segment of our population, making sure that people maintain their health well into … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Swallowing Safely with Dysphagia

Did you know that in addition to helping people communicate, speech-language pathologists can help people who have trouble swallowing too? Dysphagia, or trouble swallowing, is a common problem that can be the result of a range of problems, from stroke, … Continue reading

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Trouble Swallowing? 3 Ways Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Most people associate speech-language pathology with communication disorders, whether it’s helping a child with a lisp or stutter, or helping a person with neurological injury speak again. But did you know speech-language pathologists also specialize in helping people who have … Continue reading

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September is Healthy Aging Month!

Did you know that senior citizens are the largest and fastest growing population in the United States? According to the U.S. Census, the 65-and-older population grew 15% between 2000 and 2010, to an estimated 40.3 million seniors. Because people are … Continue reading

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