Tag Archives: speech-language pathology

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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Happy Thanksgiving! 3 Tips for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Big family gatherings can be fun, but they can also be a source of stress. This is even more true for children on the autistic spectrum and their families. Large groups of people, changes … Continue reading

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Can TV and Technology Hurt Your Child’s Language Development?

As technological advances come at a breakneck speed, people are spending more time with technological devices than ever before. Whether it’s the television, your smartphone, or a tablet, odds are you spend a significant portion of your day looking at … Continue reading

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Could You Spot Alzheimer’s Disease? 10 Signs to Know

Did you know that out of the top 10 causes of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s disease is the only one that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed? To raise public awareness of this disease, President Ronald Reagan designated … Continue reading

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What Is Rett Syndrome, and How Can an SLP Help?

Have you heard of Rett Syndrome? Rett Syndrome is a rare developmental disorder caused by a specific type of genetic mutation which results in a range of difficulties including speech, communication, and swallowing. Each October, the International Rett Syndrome Foundation … Continue reading

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Having Voice Issues? The Reason May Surprise You!

Vocal quality is a significant part of strong communication. Last week, we talked about how a speech-language pathologist can help you develop and maintain your best voice. Today, we’ll discuss some common issues that are often at the root of … Continue reading

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Help Your Loved One with Dementia Communicate! 3 Easy Tips

As modern medicine continually finds ways to extend the length and quality of life, the number of older adults in the United States has increased significantly. Unfortunately, aging often brings difficulties in speech, language and communication. One of the most … Continue reading

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