National shortage of speech pathologists leading to gaps in school services
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National shortage of speech pathologists leading to gaps in school services

ORLANDO, Fla. — 9 Investigates discovered that some children aren’t getting the specialized services they need to succeed in school, due to a state and nationwide shortage of speech therapists.

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Aphasia: Uncovering the causes of and treatments for this misunderstood condition
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Aphasia: Uncovering the causes of and treatments for this misunderstood condition

Some language function can be restored to someone with aphasia thanks to speech therapy and language stimulation programs.

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Innovations in telehealth care offer new resources and opportunities
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Innovations in telehealth care offer new resources and opportunities

When it comes to providing the best care to Veterans, we don’t let distance slow us down. We always push ourselves to expand our services and improve the way we provide treatment and prevention.

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West Michigan group offering music therapy programs to seniors gets grant support
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West Michigan group offering music therapy programs to seniors gets grant support

The nonprofit recently got a $6,000 grant from The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) that will help expand its Life Enrichment and Music Therapy program by increasing live performances and opportunities for engagement. The goal is to use music to unite, move, inspire and heal. Music has been shown to improve quality of life as well as mood, cognition and longevity for seniors, the nonprofit said.

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KKR Values Behavioral-Health Startup Brightline at $705 Million
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KKR Values Behavioral-Health Startup Brightline at $705 Million

Brightline, a provider of virtual behavioral-health services to children and their families, said it is valued at $705 million after raising $105 million from investors led by KKR & Co. Existing investors including Alphabet Inc.’s venture arm GV, Optum Ventures, Oak HC/FT Partners, Threshold Ventures and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts participated in the funding round, said Naomi Allen, co-founder and chief executive officer of Palo Alto, California-based Brightline.

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