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June is Aphasia Awareness Month!

Did you know that of the estimated 750,000 strokes that occur each year in the United States, about one third result in aphasia? Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs after a stroke or other neurological injury that makes it … Continue reading

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April is World Autism Month! Learn the Signs

  Diagnoses of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) have risen steadily since the 1960s to the current rate of 1 in 68 children in the United States. As diagnoses continue to rise, awareness of early signs and symptoms more important than … Continue reading

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Trisomy Awareness Month: Spotlight on Down Syndrome

Did you know that March is Trisomy Awareness Month? In support of this awareness campaign, today we’re focusing our blog on one of the most common trisomy conditions: Down Syndrome.

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Is My Child on Track? 10 Communication Milestones to Look for

Watching your child grow and learn to communicate with the world around them is one of the greatest joys as a parent. But what do you do if you think your child is lagging behind? Last week, we talked about … Continue reading

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Childhood Hearing Loss? A Speech Therapist Can Help!

Childhood hearing loss can have a significant impact on speech and language development. However, detecting the loss early and seeking speech and language therapy can head problems off before they start. Studies have found that infants who are identified with … Continue reading

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More Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help You in 2017!

  When you hear “speech therapist”, what comes to mind? If you’re like many people, you associate speech therapists with things like stuttering or helping a child with a lisp. But over the past few decades, a speech-language pathologist’s role … Continue reading

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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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