• Facts About Speech-Language-Hearing Disorders in the U.S.

    Speech-Language Disorders When people think about speech and language they probably associate the two with talking. Although both are centered around communication, they have very different definitions. Speech is defined as the way we say sounds and words. Language is defined as the words we use to share our thoughts and ideas. When a problem […]

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  • The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

    The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) currently has 198,000 members nationwide. These members range from audiologists, speech-language pathologists, scientists, and students. These members work together to provide effective communication to all. The organization supports its members through research, advanced science, and high standards.   The Organization’s History The ASHA was founded in 1925 in New York […]

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  • World Hearing Day is Coming Up

    On March 3 of every year, the World Health Organization holds “World Hearing Day”. This day brings awareness to the importance of ear care, and how to prevent deafness and hearing loss. Every year a theme is decided for the holiday and posters, banners and other infographics are made. Activities and events are held in […]

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  • Stuttering & Social Anxiety Disorder

    Stuttering is a speech disorder characterized by involuntary disruptions to speech which impede the capacity to communicate effectively. The best way to treat stuttering is to tackle the problem at the earliest point possible. The disorder becomes less traceable and far less responsive to treatment during the school years, and by adulthood, stuttering is often […]

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  • When to Get Help for Your Child

    If your child stutters, it can affect their confidence when speaking with others. You should think about getting help from a speech-language pathologist, or SLP, as early as possible. Attending to the problem early can help reduce the chances that your child will continue stuttering. You should contact an SLP if any of the following […]

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  • The History of Speech Language Pathology

    Speech pathology began to get recognition in the 1920s when the American Academy of Speech Correction was formed in 1926. It began to develop over the next twenty years as speech therapy approaches became more widespread. At this time WWII was going on, and soldiers were returning home with brain injuries. This was becoming a […]

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  • What Is Causing Slurred Speech?

    When someone begins to slur their words it can be hard to understand. It may happen every once in a while, or it may begin to become more regular. Speech can become slow, and difficult to get the words that you want to say out. It can also become very fast, and hard to understand […]

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  • The Effects of Parkinson’s On Speech

    Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system disorder that slowly progresses over time. The first signs of the disease can be small, and unnoticeable at first. It may be a small tremor in your hand or a loss of expression in your face. As the disease progresses many of the people affected begin to notice an […]

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  • Smartphone Apps to Reduce Stuttering

    Stuttering affects people of all ages and backgrounds. For some of the more tech-savvy generation of stutterers, there’s good news! Applications on both the Google Play and Apple iTunes store are available for your use. Below are a few examples, for more apps, you can search for “auditory feedback.” Using the apps for phone calls […]

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  • Delayed Auditory Feedback

    Delayed Auditory Feedback (DAF), also called delayed sidetone, is a type of altered auditory feedback that consists of extending the time between speech and auditory perception. It can consist of a device that enables a user to speak into a microphone and then hear his or her voice in headphones a fraction of a second […]

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