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MUW retiring speech-language pathology professor reflects on job that was 'never boring'

Michelle Harmon has been working as a speech pathologist for 35 years and says she has never once been bored. The professor and alumna of Mississippi University for Women hadn't even heard of the field she would spend her life teaching as a transfer ...

Source: The Commercial Dispatch
Published: 16 May 2018

Navigating a Childhood Apraxia of Speech Diagnosis

"By the time a child is diagnosed, he is usually eligible for free speech therapy through early intervention at the local school," says Amy House, a speech-language pathologist in New York City who has treated children with apraxia. If financial resources ...

Source: Parents
Published: 21 May 2018

Speech therapy services market size projected to rise lucratively during 2025 according to new research report

Based on indication, the speech therapy services market is segmented as speech disorders, language disorder, apraxia, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and other disorders. Speech disorders further includes, articulation disorders, fluency disorders ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 17 May 2018

Pilot in-school therapy to improve access to services

The aim is to test a model under which educational and therapy supports are better linked, particularly given the likelihood of issues around speech and language being identified in educational settings. The Education Minister, Richard Bruton, said that ...

Source: Irish Examiner
Published: 14 May 2018

Schools speech and language scheme launched worth over €2m

Phase one of the project, a joint initiative between the Department of Education and the Health Service Executive, will mean 150 schools and pre-schools receive in-house speech and language and occupational therapy services. Nineteen speech and language ...

Source: The Irish Times
Published: 13 May 2018

Pilot project in schools to focus upon speech skills

The first ever project to provide speech and language and occupational therapy services to children in school and pre-school is being announced today. It will bring together therapists and educational professionals who before now have often operated ...

Published: 14 May 2018

Speech therapy pilot being set up in schools

... project is being set up to offer children speech therapy at school. €2 million was ringfenced in the last Budget to pay for extra supports. It will see more than two dozen speech and language, and occupational therapists, hired at 75 schools and 75 ...

Published: 14 May 2018

New report: Outpatient home therapy market forecast 2017 – 2025

On the basis of speech therapy the outpatient home therapy is segmented into speech disorder, language disorder, apraxia, autism spectrum disorder, and other speech related disorder. Based on the age group, the outpatient home therapy market is segmented ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 17 May 2018

How Purdue professors are turning Parkinson's therapy into a game: BTN LiveBIG

Haddad and his colleague Jessica Huber, a professor of speech, language and hearing sciences at Purdue ... There are also numerous ancillary benefits to the program, Huber notes. By gamifying therapy sessions, the work becomes more fun for the patient ...

Source: Big Ten Network
Published: 12 May 2018

Speech therapist endures smacks and punches with a smile

A poor province For the past four months, speech and language pathologist Thaaniyah Gydien has been ... especially as most are outpatients who usually only get therapy a couple of times a month – and then for only 30 minutes. “Sometimes it can take ...

Published: 17 May 2018

New iPad therapy program at Augusta Health helps patients after strokes

The iPad therapy program was developed by therapists at Augusta Health all through a grant from the Augusta Health Foundation. Claudia Koliscak, Speech-Language Pathologist at Augusta Health, said the apps address cognitive, linguistic, and physical skills ...

Source: WHSV-TV
Published: 18 May 2018

Education Resources Inc. Offers New School-Based Therapy Online Series

These sessions are recommended for physiotherapists, physiotherapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapist assistants, speech-language pathologists, speech assistants, special education coordinators, special educators, teachers ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 08 May 2018

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation celebrates hearing and speech month through May

would like to present information about their audiology and speech therapy departments. TCRHCC offers speech and language services in its Physical Rehabilitation Center (PRC), which is located in the southeast corner of the TCRHCC campus. TCRHCC employs ...

Source: Navajo-Hopi Observer
Published: 15 May 2018

Retired FHSU professor makes deferred gift to speech-language pathology programs

Throughout its history, Fort Hays State University has been fortunate to have many accomplished and dedicated faculty members. Dr. Marcia Bannister is a retired FHSU professor and chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders who stands ...

Source: Hays Post
Published: 10 May 2018

UM to Host Summer Speech, Language and Hearing Camps for Kids

There are two YETI camps: YETI Camp I: This camp welcomes 10 children and targets social skills through speech/language therapy and behavioral support. A middle school break-out group will occur each day. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 11-15.

Published: 09 May 2018

School district, parents settle complaint over speech therapy

The Rome school district will provide 25 hours of compensatory speech/language therapy to a student with a disability in additional half-hour sessions this school year and in 2018-19, in a settlement of parents’ complaint to the state Education ...

Source: Rome Sentinel
Published: 15 May 2018

New report calls for better access to speech therapy for stroke patients

occupational therapy and speech and language therapy - for five days a week, for as long as it is of benefit to them. However, new figures suggests that in reality, patients are only receiving around one-third of this. Data from the Sentinel Stroke ...

Published: 11 May 2018

Flower Mound Speech Therapy relocates to Long Prairie Road

In April, Flower Mound Speech Therapy relocated to 4961 Long Prairie Road, Ste. 110, Flower Mound, from 4315 Windsor Centre Trail, Ste. 600, Flower Mound. Therapists provide office-based speech-language therapy, screenings, evaluations and consultations ...

Source: Community Impact Newspaper
Published: 11 May 2018

Luke Tarpley: Bringing Awareness to Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Children with CAS generally have a good understanding of language but have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex movements that underlie speech. Currently, the only known treatment for apraxia is frequent and appropriate speech therapy over a ...

Source: Valdosta Today
Published: 16 May 2018

The Amish pool resources for their medical care. A budget-busting gene therapy puts them in a bind

Spark had proposed a few different ways of helping insurers to cover the gene therapy — but Dr. Kevin Strauss’ patients ... with President Trump expected to lay out possible solutions in a speech this week. Spark has none of the sneering swagger ...

Source: STAT
Published: 08 May 2018

Thousands of Wigan stroke survivors not given enough therapy

Rehabilitation therapy, which includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, can help stroke survivors relearn basic skills such as how to walk, talk and even eat again so they can regain their independence. NICE (National ...

Source: Wigan Evening Post
Published: 11 May 2018

Kansas Enacts New Telemedicine Law With Anti-Abortion Language

Another section requires the state to provide speech-language pathology and audiology services through telemedicine for Medicaid members in 2019. That clause was added following lobbying at the February committee hearing by several groups of specialists ...

Published: 14 May 2018

NI Stroke survivors' recovery 'at risk' over lack of rehab therapy warns charity

Rehabilitation therapy, which includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy, can help stroke survivors relearn basic skills such as how to walk, talk and even eat again so they can regain their independence. NICE guidelines ...

Source: Belfast Live
Published: 08 May 2018

Lack of rehabilitation therapy puts stroke survivors’ recovery at risk

NICE guidelines recommend at least 45 minutes, five days a week, of physiotherapy, occupational and speech and language therapy - this will then help survivors re-learn basic skills such as walking, talking and eating. Findings from the latest Sentinel ...

Source: Louth
Published: 08 May 2018

Clifton stroke survivor criticises hospital for lack of therapy

It shows that stroke survivors received what equates to just 16 minutes of physiotherapy, 16 minutes of occupational therapy and 12 minutes of speech and language therapy per day. The charity is calling on health commissioners in England to prioritise ...

Source: Banbury Guardian
Published: 21 May 2018

LETTERS: Apraxia Awareness Day shares information about childhood speech disorder

Children with CAS generally have a good understanding of language - they know what they want to say ... We need to find ways of supporting children with apraxia and their families because speech therapy, the only proven treatment for apraxia, is quite ...

Source: Wicked Local Easton
Published: 08 May 2018

Family seeks help so four-year-old can receive life-changing therapy to walk and talk

The therapy sessions in Poland includes speech and language therapy, and, although she has yet to show big improvements, Malgorzata has not given up on trying. Natalia gets support at her school, Manor Green School in Cox Green, but requires more intense ...

Source: Maidenhead Advertiser
Published: 10 May 2018

SEF GRANTS IN ACTION: Music therapy and yoga offer special benefits

Songs and activities, correlated with classroom themes, help to build language, thinking, and social skills. A teacher in the Primary Learning Center reports that, “The music therapy program is a great success. For our students with speech and language ...

Source: Wicked Local Scituate
Published: 17 May 2018