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Speech and Language Development Center partners with Orange County Community Foundation for “Empowering Possibilities” Giving Day

Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC) and 9 aligned nonprofits will partner with the Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) on

Published: 18 May 2021

New grads of speech-language pathology master's program help fill Las Vegas-area need

Nevada State College has the only speech-language pathology master’s program in the area, and its students will help to combat a shortage of the profession in the Las Vegas valley. In fact, two of them are already making big strides on this,

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 15 May 2021

Pediatric therapy practice ready to start accepting patients in Byron

Eats + Speaks provides traditional speech therapy and language therapy for the pediatric population in addition to wellness centered therapies in the areas of feeding, pre and post-operative care ...

Source: WREX
Published: 18 May 2021

MOESC announces school speech language pathology development program

The demand for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) is rising, with projected job growth at 21% through 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: Richland Source
Published: 12 May 2021

Anderson-Smith Therapy Institute explains tongue ties

Does your child struggle to overcome speech difficulties? Or do some people struggle to understand your child when her or she is speaking? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates

Source: KELOLAND News
Published: 18 May 2021

Aspiring speech-language pathologist among Calhoun grads

An aspiring speech-language pathologist driven by a desire to help others is among Calhoun's class of 2021 celebrating graduation today. Delanie Compton, of Moulton, was selected by faculty and staff as a top 10 student at Calhoun Community College this year.

Source: Yahoo
Published: 14 May 2021

Speak Out! UWEC Speech Pathology Program Awarded National Grant

The Parkinson Voice Project recently awarded the 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant to the Center for Communication Disorders at UW-Eau Claire to help make speech treatment more accessible to folks in the Chippewa Valley community through the university’s already thriving

Source: Volume One
Published: 18 May 2021

Expressable launches with millions for scalable speech therapy

Speaking isn’t simple for at least 40 million Americans, so a new Austin-based startup is scaling a solution. Expressable is a digital speech therapy company that connects patients to speech-language pathologists (SLP) via telehealth services and asynchronous support,

Source: TechCrunch
Published: 06 May 2021

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Sherman ISD is celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month in the month of May and highlighted our Speech Language Pathologists.

Source: Herald Democrat
Published: 12 May 2021

Former office manager for East Tenn. children’s speech therapy company pleads guilty for theft of $750K

A woman who was the office manager of an East Tennessee speech and language therapy company for schoolchildren pleaded guilty earlier this year for stealing

Source: WATE 6 On Your Side
Published: 05 May 2021

'Overcoming my silence as a child led me into speech therapy'

As Niamh struggled to talk, adults would ask if she was being rude or put her silence down to bad behaviour or a lack of intelligence. "I remember being asked 'are you stupid?' by a lot by people in shops or at the park,

Source: BBC
Published: 14 May 2021

Comment: Don’t ignore children who need speech support

A commentary by Dr. Jennifer Balfour, Dr. Brett Schrewe and the Department of Pediatrics, Victoria General Hospital. We welcomed our emergency medicine colleagues’ recent comments regarding the . . .

Source: Times Colonist
Published: 18 May 2021

Hope resident hired as speech-language pathologist assistant

Anna Wiggins, a senior pursuing a bachelor's degree in communication disorders from Bob Jones University, was hired as a speech-language pathologist assistant at Access Therapy in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Source: Our Midland MI
Published: 10 May 2021

Gesture, Speech Act Together in Language Development of Twins

"It shows that gesture and speech go hand in hand in early development in twins. When one is lagging behind so does the other.

Source: Medindia
Published: 11 May 2021

Expressable Raises $4.5M from Lerer Hippeau and NextView to Transform Speech Therapy Care

Expressable, a leading speech therapy solution that combines 1-on-1 teletherapy with its proprietary education platform, is pleased to

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 06 May 2021

Conversion therapy is an assault on the psyche: what is there to consult on?

The government set out plans to ban conversion therapy in the Queen's speech - but announced a public consulation would happen first

Source: i
Published: 14 May 2021

Outpatient Home Therapy Market Worth Observing Growth: FullMotion Physical Therapy, PIVOT Physical Therapy, SPI ProHealth

HTF MI released new intelligence report on Global Outpatient Home Therapy Market aiming to deliver competitive advantage The study discusses how various medical equipment manufacturers are reinventing their Outpatient Home Therapy business and operating models with future outlook Some of

Published: 17 May 2021

Want to teach your dog to talk? Speech pathologist Christina Hunger can show you how.

Over a year into the pandemic, your bookshelves may be so crowded with books that you can’t imagine adding another. But a 3-year-old dog named Stella will have you rethinking that. Not familiar with the brown pup with a white belly,

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 05 May 2021

Prince Harry 'adapting accent' to sound American, says speech expert

Prince Harry appeared on Dax Shepherd's 'Armchair Expert' podcast to promote his Apple TV+ series with Oprah Winfrey, The Me You Can't See, which explores mental health and premieres on May 21.

Source: Daily Mail on
Published: 13 May 2021

Conversion therapy: 'I lost the ability to experience joy'

Joe Hyman who grew up in an Orthodox Jewish community felt he had no other option but to pursue conversion therapy.

Source: BBC
Published: 11 May 2021

Speech pathologist help patients get their lives back

May is Speech Therapy Month, and a Weston man can attest that speech language pathologists do more than just teach stroke victims to speak again or help children with speech impairments. A urinary tract infection turned into a blood disorder that put Randy Greil in the hospital for three days.

Source: WSAW on
Published: 13 May 2021

Teen raises awareness about rare speech disorder

May 14 was officially proclaimed Apraxia Awareness Day in Brantford thanks to Aidan Forbes. The 17-year-old Brantford resident wants people to know about childhood apraxia of speech, a rare disorder that affects about one in 1,

Source: Brantford Expositor
Published: 17 May 2021

Grants available for children’s speech, language and hearing development

Nurseries and schools that are registered with the Charity Commission and have difficulties accessing funding for children’s speech, language and hearing development may be eligible for grants from the Speech Language and Hearing Foundation (SLHF).

Source: Nursery World
Published: 14 May 2021

Andalusia expert offers families tips for skill-building at home this Better Hearing and Speech Month

After a challenging year of virtual, hybrid, and modified in-person learning, (Andalusia-based) speech-language pathologist, Ann Weed, is offering advice and encouragement to families on low-stress ways they can support their children’s language,

Source: Andalusia Star News
Published: 07 May 2021

High Point Village announces launch of new therapy department, Cultivate Therapies

High Point Village is excited to announce the launch of their therapy department, Cultivate Therapies. Through this new service, High Point Village will continue to celebrate individuals with intellectual disabilities as we cultivate growth through therapeutic goals.

Source: Everything Lubbock
Published: 10 May 2021

Special therapy tools helping a child learn how to communicate

The physical therapy doctors at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's are changing the life for one child, all with a chair and some buttons. Aidan Eilers is learning how to communicate and use his muscles thanks to those tools.

Source: KTIV
Published: 06 May 2021

It’s national speech and hearing month

It’s national speech and hearing month...and in this week’s medical Monday, we’re hearing from a speech pathologist about what kind of things can lead to speech and swallowing issues.

Source: WAGMTV on
Published: 10 May 2021

Children with Autism have a space for sensory development at Mountain View Therapy

World Autism Awareness Day falls on April 2, bringing around the annual reminder that like everyone else, those with autism are unique, intelligent and their own person with different interests and dislikes.

Source: Montrose Daily Press
Published: 13 May 2021