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Better Speech and Hearing Month: Social Language

Did you know that May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? This campaign, headed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), is designed to increase public awareness about communication disorders and what services are available to help. In support of this … Continue reading

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Three Tips to Avoid the Summer Slide: Is Summer Learning Loss Affecting your Child?

Summer is here, and kids across the country are celebrating the upcoming two months of freedom from classes, books, and the stress of the school year. Although summer is a great time for kids to relax and recharge, the break … Continue reading

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Could Hearing Loss Be Affecting Your Child?

Did you know that an estimated 15% of children in the United States have low-frequency or high-frequency hearing loss in one or both ears? Hearing loss can cause significant speech and language delays in children. In turn, this can cause … Continue reading

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Sensory and Feeding Issues in Autism: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

April is Autism Awareness Month! This month I’ve written several blogs about topics in autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) to help raise public awareness. Over the past few weeks, I’ve talked about how ASD affects language and communication, and how a … Continue reading

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What Is Accent Reduction?

When most people think of speech-language pathologists, they think of working with people who stutter, or have a speech impediment, or some other sort of communication disorder. But did you know speech therapists also work with accent modification and accent … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Increasing Communication with a Non-Verbal Child

Almost a quarter of people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are non-verbal, meaning they do not communicate using speech at all. However, just because a child can’t talk doesn’t mean they can’t engage in meaningful communication! Take a look … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month: How Speech Therapy Can Help

Each October organizations across America take part in Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a campaign targeted toward raising public awareness of the most common chromosomal condition in the United States. Last week, we discussed some of the common ways Down Syndrome … Continue reading

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