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May Is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) launches Better Speech and Hearing Month, a public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to communication disorders and spread the word about services that are available for people with speech, language, or hearing … Continue reading

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech: How Can an SLP Help?

Childhood mispronunciations are a normal part of language development; most parents have fond memories of cute mispronunciations like “effalent” for elephant. But what happens when your child’s speech problems are more severe? Last week we talked about one speech disorder, … Continue reading

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Raising a Bilingual Child: The Silent Period

As the United States becomes increasingly diverse and multicultural, more and more children are being raised bilingual. Last week, we talked about how being bilingual impacts language development. For the majority of children, learning two languages early in life doesn’t … Continue reading

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Cleft Palate and Lip: How Speech Therapy Can Help!

Did you know that July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month? Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common birth defects, with one to two out of 1000 babies being born with a cleft in … Continue reading

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