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Latest Melodic intonation therapy Stories

2012-06-05 23:01:36

In rare interview in The ASHA Leader—the award-winning newsmagazine of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, speech-language pathologist Nancy Helm-Estabrooks discusses helping the

2011-11-14 11:13:08

A new treatment can help nonverbal children with autism to develop speech.

2011-09-22 18:52:03

Patients with serious speech disorders are often able to sing complete texts. However, melody may not be the decisive factor.

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2008-04-24 00:10:00

Melodic intonation therapy seems to help stroke victims by engaging the right brain hemisphere and asking patients to tap out rhythms and repeat simple melodies.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.