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Metuchen YMCA Launches “Exercising Speech” Training Program

The program which combines personal training with speech therapy, is designed to help individuals with special needs improve their physical fitness while simultaneously increasing their receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language abilities. In additional ...

Source: TAPinto
Published: 15 Aug 2018

O-G Senior eyes speech and language therapy career

OTTAWA — Claire Inkrott, 17, of Glandorf, is ready to enter her senior year at Ottawa-Glandorf High School. She is hoping to go to school and study to be a speech and language pathologist. She’s undecided on which college she’ll ultimately attend but ...

Source: The Lima News
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Southeast MO State offers speech therapy for those with Parkinson's disease

The Center’s state-licensed and nationally certified speech-language pathologists and Southeast graduate students have received training in the SPEAKOUT! Live with Intent program to provide this intervention at no cost, including the therapy program and ...

Source: KFVS12
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Call to recruit 100 speech and language therapists to address 37,0000-person waiting list

Leading children's charity Barnardos is calling for the recruitment of 100 speech and language therapists. It's after new figures showed more than 37,000 people are waiting for therapy. The majority of those waiting are children. Head of Advocacy at ...

Source: Irish Examiner
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Woodford embarks on Baldwin Wallace University's speech-language pathology program in Zambia

BEREA, Ohio — Ellie Woodford of Ridgway was among 21 speech-language pathology graduate students who participated in BW’s service-learning program in Zambia, Africa. The transformative two-week clinical practicum, providing speech and language services ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

'I can’t imagine a career more gratifying than speech therapy'

So, I went back to college again at Portland State University for a Master’s in Speech Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology as it is referred to over here. I’ve been very happy with this choice of career for almost a decade now, and I hope to stick ...

Source: The Irish Times
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Looking for therapy for swallowing difficulty

I’m trying to find a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) on Grand Cayman who is able to administer the McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Programme (MDTP). I have dysphagia as a result of radiation therapy 16 years ago to my neck to treat cancer. A side effect is ...

Source: Cayman News Service
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Supreme Court affirms reversal of order to reprimand speech pathologist

The West Virginia Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (WVBESLPA) appealed the order of Raleigh Circuit Court that reversed a previous order to subject Elissa G. Lindsay to one year of supervised practice and reprimanding her for ...

Source: West Virginia Record
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Woman’s $2 million health care fraud included speech therapy for the dead, SC prosecutor says

A South Carolina speech therapist could be sentenced to more than 30 years behind bars after being convicted of health care fraud that included bogus claims of speech therapy for dead ... over Palmetto Speech and Language Associates and Per Diem Healthcare ...

Source: The News & Observer
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Mount Sinai and Novotalk sign a joint venture agreement to bring innovative speech and language therapeutic technologies to patients

About Novotalk ( Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Israel, Novotalk is a startup company that develops on-demand (asynchronous), self-directed speech and language tele-therapy solutions, which allow those with speech impairments to ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 26 Jul 2018

Waitresses learn sign language to wish little boy a happy birthday

White didn't, but she wanted to help Octavius too. White, who is studying Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Middle Tennessee State University, pulled up YouTube on her phone to learn a special phrase for the birthday boy. They looked up how to say ...

Source: CBS News
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Affordable & Accessible Tech Innovations Give Voice to School Kids With Speech Disorders!

Speech-Language Therapy is a niche science which provides treatment, support and care for individuals with speech and language problems. Here are just a few strides the world of speech treatment and therapy is making through the technology funnel and how ...

Source: TheBetterIndia
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Speech and Language Therapist Job Available in Dorset

To provide community speech and language therapy to adults. Neuro caseload, predominantly dysphagia. Car driver will be essential. If this sounds like the next job for you, please call Faye & Jamie on 0207 045 3345 or 0207 613 7574. Not available for this ...

Published: 30 Jul 2018

Language-disabled student begs court for assistance

Matthew was in a coma for some time and had zero speech when he finally came to. As he got better, he had therapy to recover as much language ability as possible, and to learn to write and do tasks with only his left hand. Matthew applied for free legal ...

Source: rcinet
Published: 26 May 2018

therapy helps patients speak

Researchers from the University’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) found there are a number of significant benefits to using computer therapy for people affected by aphasia, in comparison to usual speech and language therapy alone.

Source: The Yorkshire Post
Published: 04 Jul 2018

Music Therapy Can Help Ease MS Symptoms

From formal music therapy sessions to simply listening to songs ... says the three areas that she focuses on during treatment for people with MS are movement, speech and language, and cognition. “One of the most researched areas is the use of auditory ...

Source: Healthline
Published: 07 Jul 2018

Augustana planning speech-language pathology graduate program

Augustana College plans to launch a graduate program in speech-language pathology. The 24-month program is scheduled to begin in 2020 with a cohort of up to 20 students planned, according to a news release from the Rock Island college. The Betsey Brodahl ...

Source: The Dispatch / The Rock Island Argus
Published: 02 Mar 2018

Morning Checkup: Speech Language Pathology

Speech language pathology is not just in school and it's not just for kids. Samaritan Medical Center speech language pathologist Rachael Richards says she treats both children and adults for a variety of communication impairments. Watch the video for her ...

Source: WWNY-TV
Published: 24 Jan 2018

Speech language therapy delivered through the Internet leads to similar improvements as in-person treatment

A recent study by Dr. Jed Meltzer, neurorehabilitation scientist at Baycrest's Rotman Research Institute, found that patients who accessed speech language therapy over the Internet saw large improvements to their communication abilities that were similar ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 20 Jul 2017

SDSU's Top-Ranked Online Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program Offers New Courses

This post was contributed by a community member. To meet the demand for San Diego State University's Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) graduate program – ranked No. 1 in California and No. 24 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 15 Dec 2016

Thrilled patients at Children's meet Aubie, Big Al and cheerleaders

Thanks to therapy materials and state-of-the-art equipment, made available in part by Wells Fargo, therapists and audiologists are able to diagnose and treat patients with speech, language, feeding, hearing and balance issues. Funds directly benefit the ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

SimuCase avatars advance speech-language pathology training

A new commercial venture, using technology developed at Case Western Reserve University's College of Arts and Sciences and Case School of Engineering, has made available avatars—virtual patients—to train speech-language pathologists. SimuCase allows ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 Jun 2013

Speech-Language Pathology Center utilizes an iPad app, OperaVOX for use in its voice therapy programs

This post was contributed by a community member. Speech-Language Pathology Center (, a nationally recognized provider of innovative, professional speech and language therapy, has announced the introduction of a high-tech app for use in ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 01 Oct 2014

A McKinney family and UT Southwestern scientists race to save boy with ultra-rare disease

Until then, gene therapy had been delivered intravenously or by direct ... "All his language is there," said Jaclyn Brede, the speech language pathologist he works with at Keystone. "He understands everything. He just can't get it out."

Source: Dallas Morning News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Misericordia receives high marks from MONEY Magazine and The Princeton Review

physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and solid offerings in business and teacher education. Undergraduates, according to The Princeton Review, are grateful that professors "really seem like they genuinely care about their students." They also truly ...

Source: Misericordia University
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Talking About Speech-language Pathology

Speech-language pathologists deal with everything from problems in speaking to problems with swallowing. They work in a range of settings from hospitals to schools. The clinical experience provided by accredited degree programs helps students to graduate ...

Source: Star Tribune
Published: 15 Apr 2009

‘We Are Living in Strange Days’: Watch Liz Magic Laser Decode the Body Language Politicians Use to Persuade You

For Digital Face, Laser enlisted Merce Cunningham-trained dancers to perform body language isolated from two ... The New York show includes Laser’s video Primal Speech, in which she brings together a staged therapy group whose members hold opposing ...

Source: Artnet news
Published: 02 Aug 2018

New Saint-Laurent book exchange box promotes reading, no matter the language

It also has bilingual books, which offer translations of these language into French and English. After seeing a large number of new Syrian refugees make Montreal home in 2016, Sabah Meziane, a PhD candidate in speech therapy, said it was time to help.

Published: 01 Aug 2018

Life skills, love shared at GiGi’s

While my son is hitting math therapy, I may tutor or read to another child or cook ... The five initial offerings range from "LMNOP," language and movement sessions for infants up to 3 or 4 years old to the Advocacy and Inspiration Team for ages 18 and ...

Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published: 15 Aug 2018

China’s brutal crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority, explained

Uighurs speak their own language — an Asian Turkic language similar to Uzbek ... Millward said the Chinese authorities see the camps as “a kind of conversion therapy, and they talk about it that way.” Or, as a source told told Radio Free Asia ...

Source: Vox
Published: 15 Aug 2018