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The Unexpected Consequence of Winter Sports: Three Tips to Stay Safe

  As the temperature drops and the days grow shorter, people tend to find themselves spending increasing amounts of time indoors. The answer for many people? Winter sports! Activities like skiing, sledding, ice skating and snowboarding offer a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help?

With the winter weather comes a range of outdoor sports that help people stay active and have fun in the cold. Unfortunately, a lot of these activities come with an increased risk of head injury and subsequent brain injury. Last … Continue reading

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TBI: 3 Ways a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Did you know that January is National Winter Sport Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness month? Last week we talked about some of the ways you can prevent and identify traumatic brain injury (TBI). Today, we’ll talk about three ways that TBI can … Continue reading

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Keep Your Brain Safe During Winter Fun!  

Winter sports offer a great opportunity to go outside and get active, even when the weather is subzero. Unfortunately, activities like skiing, sledding, and snowboarding come with a high risk of head injury. To raise awareness of this risk, each … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: Swallowing and Cognitive Issues

 Each March, the Brain Injury Association of America conducts a public awareness campaign for traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Speech language pathologists are often heavily involved in rehabilitation after a brain injury since speech and language issues are a common result … Continue reading

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Speech-Language Therapy Can Help!

Did you know that March is Brain Injury Awareness month? In support of this public awareness campaign, we at Speech Associates of NY are running a series of blogs on how traumatic brain injuries and how speech-language therapy can help … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

The rough and tumble play of childhood is a part of growing up; unfortunately, occasional serious injuries can be an unintended consequence of childhood roughhousing. Last week we discussed how recent evidence has suggested that even a minor traumatic brain … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cause of Alzheimer’s?

Bumps and bruises are a normal part of childhood. However, head injuries in childhood that may seem minor can have long-lasting consequences. A recent article written by the Alzheimer’s Association discussed research linking moderate and severe traumatic brain injury to … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help? (Part 2)

Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, can have a significant impact on communication. As an individual heals from a neurological injury, communication deficits can range from a slight difficulty organizing one’s thoughts to the complete loss of spoken language. Last week, … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help?

Did you know that each year 1.7 million Americans will sustain a traumatic brain injury? A TBI can leave the victim with a range of deficits, including problems with speech and language. Because a brain injury can impact communication, a … Continue reading

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