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Discovery Health, Momentum Health and Profmed will pay psychologists their normal face-to-face fees for virtual consultations during the national lockdown.  This after the HPCSA changed its rules to allow for first-time consultations to take place virtually to avoid the spread of Covid-19.  Discovery health, however, said due to privacy concerns on Skype and Zoom, it...
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WHAT IS FIZZY DOUGH? Simply put, Fizzy Dough is… any sensory dough that fizzes or bubbles. The ingredients can vary widely from recipe to recipe . However, every Fizzy Dough has two main components 1. A Moldable Dough Base (usually only 1-2 ingredients) 2. A Liquid Reactor (usually vinegar or similar) WHAT SHOULD FIZZY DOUGH LOOK LIKE?...
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Speech therapy for seniors is often necessary when recovering from the debilitating consequences of a stroke or dementia.  It may also be necessary after a head injury. The ability to communicate effectively is important at any age, but for seniors it can be absolutely vital. If a senior cannot successfully describe what they need, where...
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Speech therapy is an intervention method that focuses on helping children with impaired speech or swallowing capabilities. Speech therapists, commonly known as speech-language pathologists (SLPs), are highly educated, trained, and experienced professionals that can provide such services to children and adults. They often work as a team to help patients overcome a wide range of...
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Young children whose parents read them five books a day enter kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, a new study found. This “million word gap” could be one key in explaining differences in vocabulary and reading development, said Jessica Logan, lead author of the study and...
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There are several speech and language disorders that can be treated with speech therapy. Articulation disorders. An articulation disorder is the inability to properly form certain word sounds. A child with this speech disorder may drop, swap, distort, or add word sounds. An example of distorting a word would be saying “thith” instead of “this”....
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Speech therapists are widely known for helping youngsters “learn to talk.” But many people don’t realize that speech-language pathologists (SLPs) also work with adults to help them communicate, think, and safely eat and drink. Q: What is speech therapy? A: Speech therapy involves the evaluation and treatment of people who have trouble with speech, language,...
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Schedule a Time Put homework on the calendar like any other important appointment. Pick a time of day when you have energy and can focus. Schedule your speech therapy exercises for that time every day to establish a habit. If your goal is an hour of practice every day, don’t feel that you have to...
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Baby Talk
There are lots of activities parents and carers can do to stimulate and encourage speech and language development. We recommend you speak to your child’s speech and language therapist if you have any questions or concerns regarding any of the following information. There are a number of stages children pass through as they develop their...
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Many children exhibit speech problems early in their development and parents understandably worry about the child’s well-being and later success in school. If you’re concerned about language issues with your child the first thing you’ll want to do is consult a professional. They can help you identify strategies that will work best for the particular...
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Laura Cramb Speech therapy inc is a team of dynamic and enthusiastic therapists. A variety of areas of speech therapy services are dealt with within the practice including the Neonatal, Paediatric and Adult populations.