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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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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month!

Did you know that 80,000 people are diagnosed with aphasia every year in the United States? By 2020, it’s estimated that up to 2,000,000 people in the United States will have aphasia. To raise public awareness of this disorder, each … Continue reading

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Robotic Seal Therapy? How Technology is Improving the Lives of People with Dementia  

Did you know that 5.1 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease? As the proportion of the population who is over 65 years old continues to increase, this number continues to grow: by 2025, the number of people with … 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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3 Ways to Encourage Language in Early Childhood

A child’s first word is an important milestone most parents eagerly look forward too. However, what happens after that is just as important, as your child builds their vocabulary and learns to communicate effectively. While all children develop in their … Continue reading

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Could Your Child’s Speech and Language Skills be Holding them Back?

When it comes to school, most parents are concerned with their child studying, and doing their homework to keep up with the classroom material and keep pace with their peers. But sometimes, studying and paying attention in the classroom aren’t … Continue reading

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Stuttering Therapy: How Speech Therapy Works

Did you know that October 22 was International Stuttering Awareness Day? To help raise awareness for this speech fluency disorder, Speech Associates of NY is dedicating our blogs to stuttering awareness for the second half of October. Today, we’ll talk … Continue reading

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