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Alzheimer’s Disease: 5 Tips for Caregivers to Improve Communication

Every 67 seconds another person in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s not only irreversibly changes the lives of its victims, but also the lives of their loved ones. 392 more words

Speech-language Therapy

By Now, I am a Master of the Mega Blocks.

Hello SLP’s and friends! After taking a hiatus from blogging (and pretty much everything else considered “free-time”) I’m back! Sometimes being a CF feels as if I am still in graduate school. 2,474 more words

Could Your Child Be Cluttering?

Speech that is a hard to understand is typical in early childhood. Children are still mastering the sounds that make up their language, and tend to release their words in an excited rush. 336 more words

Speech Therapy

How Can Down Syndrome Affect Communication?

Did you know that one in every 691 children is born with Down syndrome, with an estimated 400,000 people currently living with the condition in the United States? 289 more words

Speech Therapy

Early Communication Skills: What Comes Before Speech?

Every parent eagerly anticipates their child’s first words. However, as you’re sitting there awaiting that first “Mama”, phone in hand ready to record that milestone, you’re likely missing a huge array of communication behaviors that your child has picked up along the way. 417 more words

Speech Therapy

Say Something (I won't give up on you)

After a few more weeks in early intervention, I was surprised with how many challenges I would already be facing. So I wanted to just jump right in and discuss 3 big diagnoses that I feel like I am already facing. 1,395 more words

Having Voice Issues? The Reason May Surprise You!

Vocal quality is a significant part of strong communication. Last week, we talked about how a speech-language pathologist can help you develop and maintain your best voice. 344 more words

Speech Therapy