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20 Jobs Around Kingstowne: Speech Language Pathologist, More

KINGSTOWNE, VA—There are plenty of job opportunities if you're seeking a career change. We've got a place for you to start your search if you're looking for jobs close to home. We've rounded up ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Connecting with clicks: Speech teacher finds success in auditory feedback gizmo

Bailey is proving the usefulness of the tool in the realm of speech language pathology. “Speech is a lot of motor memory,” Bailey said. “So, to do it with more automaticity, it just helps them and builds their self-esteem and makes them feel more ...

Source: Dothan Eagle
Published: 14 Feb 2019

USC researchers create speech therapy game

Laine and Cohn said they created the game after realizing there was a lack of cost-effective and accessible speech therapy in America ... end up creating a language with their parents,” Cohn said. “So they can still communicate with their parents ...

Source: Daily Trojan
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Why it’s important to read the signs of speech and communication problems in your child early

There is good data available to support the effectiveness of multidisciplinary intervention — which includes special education and speech-language therapy, particularly for children with primary expressive language disorder. Children can truly suffer if ...

Source: DailyO
Published: 13 Feb 2019

FMU scholarship honors Speech Language Pathology program founder

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Francis Marion University has created a new scholarship honoring the founder of University’s new Speech Language Pathology Program. FMU President Dr. Fred Carter announced the new scholarship, named for the late Dr. Freda Campbell ...

Source: SCNow
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Purdue Fort Wayne to offer speech-language pathology master’s degree

FORT WAYNE — Prospective students seeking an advanced degree at Purdue University Fort Wayne soon will have a new option. The creation of a master’s program in speech-language pathology was approved Friday by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.

Source: KPCNews
Published: 13 Feb 2019

More children should benefit from speech therapy

I overjoyed to read your article "New Bremerton speech therapy clinic aims to help the underserved" about Early Life Speech and Language, which provides free speech therapy for young children. Kudos to the Scottish Rite Masons which founded and fund this ...

Source: Kitsap Sun
Published: 07 Feb 2019

PFW to offer master's in speech-language pathology

Purdue University Fort Wayne will soon offer a master's degree in speech-language pathology, the university announced today. The program, the first graduate program offered by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was approved today by ...

Source: The Journal Gazette
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Black History Visionaries: Speech language pathologist Dr. Pamela Wiley

In 1979, she decided to strike out on her own and open a speech therapy clinic in the Baldwin ... Dr. Wiley and her team of speech-language pathologists and infant development specialists continue ...

Source: WDAF-TV
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Communication Disorders Grad Student Awarded State Scholarship

A second year graduate student in speech-language pathology was awarded the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association's 2018 Betty Bass Scholarship. Maryanne Atchley-Babb began attending the University of Arkansas in 2014, following a 14-year career as ...

Source: University of Arkansas
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Developmental Therapy Center Valentine event a success

physical and speech-language therapy for children and adults who have special needs. Next year's Annual Valentine Celebration has been scheduled for Feb. 15, 2020. For more information about DTC's story and the services it provides,visit ...

Source: The Herald-Dispatch
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Are you a purist or evolutionist? What your language 'pet peeve' reveals about you

Some self-analysis and minor therapy reveals the source of my anger ... that language changes; that language change is normal; that speech counts as language; that usage is relative, and so on. Purist, though, is a woeful term, because motives here ...

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Therapy Center of Buda will relocate in late February

Therapy Center of Buda, a pediatric speech-language and occupational therapy facility that is home to a certified autism specialist, is leaving its location of nine years at 181 Cimarron Park Loop ...

Source: Community Impact Newspaper
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Brain-computer interface, promise of restoring communication discussed at AAAS presentation

D. (2018). Brain-Computer Interfaces for Augmentative and Alternative Communication: A Tutorial. Americal Journal of Speech-Language Pathology 27(1), 1-12. doi: 10.1044/2017_AJSLP-16-0244. Pitt, K. M. and Brumberg, J. S. (2018a). A Screening Protocol ...

Source: 7th Space
Published: 15 Feb 2019

New Utah bill would provide therapy funds for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida

People who are diagnosed with cerebral palsy often need speech and language, occupational and physical therapy. Some undergo surgery, if they have severe contractures or deformities, according to ...

Source: KUTV
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Hope welcomes Therapy Relief, Inc. into their line of programming.

In 1993, Susan Conklin founded Therapy Relief Incorporated as a speech-language therapy service. To meet the growing demand in the community, they quickly expanded into the other services that they are known for today. Therapy Relief’s mission is to be ...

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Illinois Art Station: New program inspires children through art

One of those instructors was Mary Smyers, a graduate student in speech-language pathology. She placed a paper plate with two separate globs of red and white paint on a table in front of a girl wearing pink-rimmed glasses. A few minutes earlier, the girl ...

Source: illinoisstate.edu
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Conversion therapy ban advances in House

Roger Sanchez said after two years of conversion therapy he as confused and depressed ... Opponents said the bill's language was overly broad and would amount to regulating free speech based on the content. "This bill censors constitutionally protected ...

Source: KARE
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Color and music, special language innovated for communication with children with CP

Dialogue with color and harmony with music is a special language innovated ... hydrotherapy therapy as means of physical therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy in addition to intellectual ...

Source: S A N A
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Study: Drug Therapy Reduced Rate of Decline in Children with CLN2

After 3 years with cerliponase alfa therapy, treated patients' ML scores ... and affects motor and language development, such as sitting, walking and speech. 2 Cerliponase alfa was approved in April 2017 by the FDA to slow the loss of ambulation in ...

Source: Pharmacy Times
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Primer: Applied Behaviour Analysis, the therapy at the heart of Ontario's autism controversy

One of the central issues for parents of children with autism is access to a long-term therapy called Applied ... such as psychologists and speech and language pathologists. However, unlike ...

Source: Ottawa Citizen
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Changes to Canada autism program could do more harm than good

He is happy and healthy. Each month, our interdisciplinary therapy team, which has included a psychologist, occupational therapist and speech and language pathologist, as well as music, behavior and feeding specialists, works to identify new needs and ...

Source: Spectrum
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Teletherapy technology aids AEA students

For the past few years, The Green Hills Area Education Agency has offered teletherapy for speech language pathology in selected districts. Green Hills AEA Chief Administrator Dr. Lolli Haws tells KMA News the remote services fill the void for pathologists ...

Source: Kmaland
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Knott’s Berry Farm to host Speech and Language Development Center all abilities walk

Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC ... a special education school and therapy center in Buena Park. “Knott’s Berry Farm and their staff are wonderful supporters of SLDC and our students. We are grateful for their generosity and support ...

Source: oc-breeze
Published: 12 Feb 2019

VA Sen. Jill Vogel (R) Reverses Course Under Pressure, Pulls “Conversion Therapy” Bill

All too often, laws are written in language that is difficult to understand (sometimes ... each promulgate regulations prohibiting the use of electroshock therapy or other similar non-speech therapy in the practice of counseling any person under 18 ...

Source: Blue Virginia
Published: 06 Feb 2019

ISU speech professor partners with ISU theater program in preparation of upcoming production

POCATELLO — Dan Hudock, Idaho State University associate professor of speech language pathology, partnered with the ISU Department of Theatre to teach students to stutter for the upcoming production of “Three Days of Rain.” Ned, played by student ...

Source: Idaho State Journal
Published: 04 Feb 2019

Remember when: Reminiscence Therapy

Reminiscence Therapy (RT), after all, is an evidenced-based intervention ... Additionally, she serves as Gerontology Professional Development Manager for the American Speech Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA) gerontology special interest group ...

Source: McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Published: 31 Jan 2019

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Introductory study of communication, its disorders, and the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology. Overview of normal development as well as various communication disorders occurring with speech and language. Lecture, discussion ...

Source: University of Central Arkansas
Published: 02 Feb 2019