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“Wh’s” of Neurogenic Stuttering

What is Neurogenic Stuttering? Neurogenic stuttering is a rare type of fluency disorder. A person with neurogenic stuttering finds it difficult to maintain smooth speech while performing speech tasks. Neurogenic stuttering usually presents after some injury to the central nervous system. The injuries include: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Cerebrovascular Accidents (CVA)/ Stroke Tumors/ Neoplasms Drug-induced …

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Picture Scene Activities for Adults

 What are Picture Scene activities? Picture scenes are nothing but scenes of various situations represented in a pictorial form. It can be a simple picture of a playroom to something as complex as a large playground. These are in the form of animated as well as real-life-like. Children and adults use picture scenes to improve …

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Benefits of TeleTherapy for Adults

TeleTherapy can present with various speech disorders across their life span. Speech disorders affect various subsystems such as articulation, fluency, respiration, voice and resonance and prosody. Teletherapy is highly effective for those who are looking for convenient options. These sessions can be accessed from anywhere. There are numerous benefits of teletherapy for adults with speech disorders.   …

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Stuttering Tips for Adolescents

Stuttering or Stammering is highly variable. You may find yourself speaking flawlessly at times but struggle to get a word out at other times. Shying away from talking, talking less, not participating in conversations with new people or a large group, staying aloof is most likely to happen with adolescents who stutter. So, what do …

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LSVT Program for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that develops gradually. In this blog, we will help you understand the LSVT Program for Parkinson’s Disease. Moreover, Persons with Parkinson’s require speech and swallowing therapy as the disease progresses. Click here to read more on Speech Therapy for PD: https://1specialplace.com/2021/01/06/speech-therapy-tips-for-parkinsons-disease/ Therefore, LSVT Program for Parkinson’s Disease is …

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Speech Therapy for Tracheostomy

What is Tracheostomy? We breathe in from our nose. Air passes through the windpipe (trachea). It reaches the lungs. If there is a blockage, or trachea is damaged it will lead to breathing difficulties. In such cases, a hole is made called a stoma. it is just below the vocal cords. This surgical procedure of …

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Choosing AAC Device: Things to consider

Choosing AAC Device: ACC devices are helpful for users to create their personality. It transforms non-verbal speech pattern into extended vocabulary based speech pattern. It is the best method to support spontaneous and meaningful communication that generalizes to all environments. Everyone has the right to access any speech system that will meet their needs. No …

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DIY Communication Boards for Persons with Aphasia

Communication boards are simple means to help a person communicate their needs. In this blog, we will help you make DIY Communication Boards for Persons with Aphasia. Many People with Aphasia find it difficult to communicate due to brain damage. These boards can be very easy, cost-effective, and simple to use. It consists of simple …

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Speech Tips for Elderly Family Member

“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors” – The Walker All of us see elders around us, we know that they have difficulty communicating often. We will be sharing some speech tips for an elderly family member in today’s blog post. As age increases, speech and language …

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5 Brain Games for Persons with Aphasia

Exercising the brain is as important as physical exercise for all people. This article is here to share our top 5 brain games for Persons with Aphasia. Persons with Aphasia do not only face difficulty in communicating or walking but also in day-to-day mental activities. Hence, they must exercise their brains to keep it active. …

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