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Speech Therapy People with ASD may have major problems with both speech and nonverbal communication. They may also find it very hard to interact socially. For these reasons, speech therapy is a central part of treatment for autism. It helps children with speaking, as well as communicating and interacting with others. It can involve nonverbal...
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We’ve heard from more and more COVID-19 survivors that the virus’ impact lasts beyond the first few weeks of immediate symptoms. For some patients, COVID-19 has a long-term, far-reaching impact on their daily lives, impacting them physically, emotionally, and cognitively. This is especially true for many people with previously diagnosed conditions, such as prior strokes,...
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In order to know how you can do speech therapy at home, it is important to understand how a speech-language pathologist would work with your child. Let’s take a look: Step One: Assessment: What the SLP Will Do: First, the SLP will do an assessment of your child, which will include looking at all areas...
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Lisps are practically universal among small children who are learning to talk. In fact, they can be pretty darn cute. But when a lisp persists beyond a certain age, it’s time to consider whether speech therapy intervention is necessary. Lisps usually last until about 4 years and 6 months, when they resolve on their own....
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Stuttering is one of the most common speech problems around, affecting approximately one per cent of adults and five per cent of children. However, not a lot is known about why this happens in the first place. This may be changing, as new research has uncovered activity in the brain that could be responsible for...
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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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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.