During his first on-camera interview since having a stroke, Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman stumbled over words and used closed captioning to read interview questions, prompting Republicans to raise new questions about his health.
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Join along with pediatric speech-language pathologist Melissa Joseph, M.S., CCC-SLP and pediatric speech-language pathologist assistant Haley McHugh, B.S. SLP-A for a video podcast episode where we explain the term "covid kid" and the strategies you can use at home to help.
Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D. is the director of the Center for Reading and Language Research at Tufts University. She is best known for her research on reading interventions and her book Proust and the Squid on the science of the reading brain. In this informative video, Dr. Wolf speaks about the reading circuit, the dyslexic brain, and what steps need to be taken to ensure that we don't lose the contributions to society of which dyslexics are capable.
My name is Heidi Hanks and I’ve been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist since 2000. Most importantly I am the mother of four wonderful kids, Samuel (14), Sophie (11), our red-headed tornado Sawyer (8) and last but certainly not least, my little Scarlet Rose (5). I have enjoyed every minute of watching them learn, and discover the world around them.
A person who has dysphagia may have difficulty swallowing solid foods or liquids because they are unable to move food from the mouth into the stomach due to problems with muscle control or weakness of the throat muscles. Swallowing can be difficult when people have a stroke, head injury, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or other neuromuscular conditions that affect eating and drinking abilities. Dysphagia can also occur following surgery.
At The Play Project we utilized drumming as part of our therapy to help improve self-esteem, Impulse Control, Communication and Speech. Improve Motor Skill such Hand-Eye Coordination, Social Skills, and more. We use drums of various sizes and a great variety of percussion instruments in our EIP group setting. How Does Drumming Help Children? Drumming is a fundamental element used in musical therapy to help children with special needs. Children who have difficulty expressing themselves, issues with communications or social skills can benefit from therapies using drumming techniques. Below are five main benefits that can be found when using drumming as part of musical therapy for children with special needs.
An outpatient speech-language pathologist discusses the benefits of augmentative and alternative communication while taking us behind the scenes to illustrate the effectiveness of eye gaze technology to help patients communicate.
How do Adrienne get my toddler to follow directions, to obey, to listen to me? In this video Adrienne shares tips for getting toddlers to follow directions. Using simple toddler activities, parents, caregivers, teachers, and speech-language pathologists can learn how to help your toddler talk more and understand more language so that they can communicate better. These tips are helpful so that they will be prepared for preschool, kindergarten, and life beyond the classroom. These 3 tips are strategies for parents and speech-language pathologists that you can apply right away with your toddler. Strategies include: following directions, comprehension, repetition, colors, vocabulary expansion, and prepositions.
Amy Brummel has spent her life turning her love of reading into a passion project, assisting children from Central and Northern Illinois. Brummel has her doctorate in Speech- Language Pathology, she has spent years studying how language and literacy are interrelated and the reading struggles that result when there is a disruption in the language and literacy network.