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May Is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) launches Better Speech and Hearing Month, a public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to communication disorders and spread the word about services that are available for people with speech, language, or hearing … Continue reading

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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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Trouble Swallowing? 3 Ways Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Most people associate speech-language pathology with communication disorders, whether it’s helping a child with a lisp or stutter, or helping a person with neurological injury speak again. But did you know speech-language pathologists also specialize in helping people who have … Continue reading

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Living with Dysphagia

If you’re like most people, you’ve never put much thought into how you swallow food; for a healthy person, the process happens almost completely automatically. But swallowing actually involves a series of fairly intricate muscular and physical processes. When a … Continue reading

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