Speaking After a Tracheostomy Removal with Speech Therapy

A tracheostomy is a procedure that helps patients with their ability to breathe. After receiving a tracheostomy, many have questions regarding their ability to speak. This article takes a look at how speech therapy can help a patient recovering from a tracheostomy.

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How to Stop Stuttering – Treatment & Speech Therapy

Stuttering can cause anxiety for children, but there are various ways to control it. From quick fixes to powerful speech therapies, there are many solutions for the different forms of stuttering.

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COVID-19 and the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Community

The excitement of autumn is all around us as the leaves begin to change. The cooler weather brings about the anticipation of going back to school, family gatherings, and another year of holidays.  For many of us, these changes are a bit out of the ordinary.  Back to school did not look like past years. Holidays and family gatherings will look different. We all seem to be celebrating Halloween daily. 

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Benefits of Speech Therapy for Seniors

Speech therapy is often thought to be mainly used for young children developing their communication abilities. However, students and children are not the only ones that can greatly benefit from speech therapy. In this blog, we dive into why speech intervention for seniors is extremely important and effective in some instances.

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Speech Therapy for Accent Modification

Learning English is challenging as a native speaker. The grammar rules and pronunciations are difficult enough to require lessons in every year of public education. For non-native speakers, who are accustomed to entirely different rules and pronunciations, it is far more difficult. To add to the difficulty of the language itself, foreign English speakers typically retain a noticeable accent that can make communication more difficult. It is also possible for people who have spoken English their entire lives to have a pronounced accent indicative of the region they were raised in. Read More

Understanding the Benefits of Group Speech Therapy

Whether we realize it or not, our speech and social skills are closely linked. The ability to communicate effectively in a social setting is often overlooked but it’s a necessary skill for children to learn. Some children may have no issues playing, sharing, or communicating with classmates and teachers; while other children may have such a difficulty that it inhibits their ability to perform well academically and socially. Read More

How to Get Rid of a Lisp with Speech Therapy

It is not uncommon for children to have lisps. So for this blog we take a deep look at exactly what a lisp is, the different types of lisp, and how speech therapy can be an effective treatment.
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Teletherapy Activities & Strategies for Working with Preschoolers

As children enter school play needs to be an important part of the therapy process. This is especially true for preschoolers. Children at the preschool age are at the beginning of their school journey but are also learning how to balance structured activities with play.

Play keeps learning fun for preschoolers. Therapy sessions with preschoolers must consist of more than flashcards and worksheets. Whether your therapy sessions format is pull-out therapy, push-in therapy, or teletherapy, preschool speech therapy consists of a different style of activities than it does for older children. Read More

Using Boom Cards for Speech Therapy – Virtually & In-Person

In the ever-evolving world of speech therapy, therapists are continually looking for new innovations. Boom Cards are one such tool, providing speech therapists an effective way to engage students.

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Treating Anomic Aphasia with Speech Therapy

Anomic aphasia presents as an inability to consistently produce the appropriate words for things a person wishes to talk about. This is particularly evident when the individual requires a noun or a verb. The disorder is known by several names, including amnesic aphasia, dysnomia, and nominal aphasia. Read More