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Auditory Processing Disorder: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

The ability to process auditory information is a crucial part of communication. Individuals with auditory processing disorder, (APD; also called central auditory processing disorder—CAPD) have unimpaired hearing, but have difficulty processing sound through the central nervous system. This difficulty processing … Continue reading

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Raising a Bilingual Child: Speech and Language Development

Did you know that 21% of school-age children in the United States speak a language other than English at home? As the world becomes increasingly multicultural, more and more children are being raised speaking more than one language. Many parents … Continue reading

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World Alzheimer’s Month: Reminiscing with Sensory Boxes

For the month of September, we’ve been dedicating our blogs to issues in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in support of World Alzheimer’s Month. Today, we wrap up our series with a blog on a unique way to inspire meaningful communication … 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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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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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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April Is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month!

  Did you know that 7 to 10 million people worldwide are affected by Parkinson’s Disease?  Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked about how autism impacts communication to support Autism Awareness Month. But April also happens to be Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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