Tag Archives: Language Disorders

Better Speech and Hearing Month: Speech and Language Disorders

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) publicizes Better Speech and Hearing Month, a campaign created to increase public awareness about communication disorders and how people can access services that can improve their communication and overall quality of life. In … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month Will Be Kicked off on April 2 with the 8th Annual World Autism Day!

Did you know that autism is currently estimated to affect 1 in 68 children? When looking only at boys, that number rises to 1 in 42! As we learn more about this disorder, diagnoses continue to rise, and the need … Continue reading

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Early Language Development: 10 Milestones To Look For

Among the most exciting milestones of your child’s development is his first words. But as exciting as this can be, it can also be a source of stress. As a speech-language pathologist, one of the most common questions I hear … Continue reading

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Is My Child On Track? FAQs about speech and language delays

As exciting as a child’s language development is, it can also be a source of stress for a lot of parents. Should my child be talking already? Are they using enough words? Could something be wrong? While there is no … Continue reading

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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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Could Your Child’s Social Language Be Impaired?

When we think about how well someone communicates, we usually think about whether their speech is clear and understandable, and whether they can use language to express themselves. However, a person can have crystal clear speech and a great vocabulary … Continue reading

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Early Intervention Counts! Does Your Child Have a Language Delay?

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! Each year, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association conducts a yearly campaign to raise public awareness of communication disorders. This year’s theme is Early Intervention Counts! In support of this campaign, we’ve been dedicating … Continue reading

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