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Common types of adult speech impairment There are many different types of speech impairment and speech disorders, including: apraxia (AOS), which is a neurological disorder that makes it difficult for someone with the condition to say what they want to say correctly dysarthria, which is slurred or choppy speech spasmodic dysphonia, which can cause your...
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Have any of these questions ever crossed your mind? Why isn’t my child talking yet? Should my child be using more words? What can I do to help my child talk better? Why can’t I understand what my child says better? Does my child need speech therapy? If so, your child may have a speech...
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Confused about speech and language developmental milestones?  The Low-down on Developmental Milestones I remind parents that milestones are guidelines, not hard-and-fast rules. They represent ages at which most children –– but certainly not all –– master specific skills. Remember, too, that speech and language skills are pieces of an enormous (and complicated!) puzzle. Kids are...
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There are many benefits of doing speech therapy exercises at home. More practice usually means faster improvement, and therapy with software at home or with a volunteer has been shown to be effective. But do you or a loved one find yourself going home from the speech therapist’s office with the best of intentions only to...
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How does your child feel when their sibling gets speech and language therapy and they don’t? Does your typical child ever feel left out? 1. Siblings can be an excellent speech and language model Older or even younger siblings can serve as excellent speech and language models. During games or conversation, using this speech and...
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Parents are important members of their child’s therapeutic team along with the speech pathologist and, of course, the child.  By observing and, at times, participating directly in the session, parents are able to carry over their children’s treatment goals into the natural environment. In the treatment room, the speech pathologist teaches the child the skills...
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Speech Disorders Speech disorders typically affect the vocal cords, muscles, nerves, and other structures within the mouth and throat. People who have medical or developmental conditions can also have speech disorders. Language Disorders A language disorder is a communication disorder in which a person has persistent difficulties in learning and using various forms of language....
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1. Ditch the Batteries My first recommendation, is to skip the batteries. If the toy requires batteries, you probably don’t want it. OR…if it takes batteries, you can take them out. One good example is a the really cute farm set from a very popular toy maker. The toy set itself is great! But the...
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Hearing your baby say her first word is a memorable milestone, but what if she doesn’t seem to be communicating as effectively as her peers? Many parents are advised to consider speech therapy if they are concerned about their child’s speech development. But what is it and how do you know when it’s necessary? “Speech...
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When you hear the term speech therapy, what comes to mind? Helping children with a lisp? Providing communication training for children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder? Restoring speech to someone who has suffered a head injury or stroke? It is true that speech therapy can help with a variety of developmental disorders, speech and...
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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.