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Latest Speech and language pathology Stories

2014-09-30 23:02:38

Earlier this month, Elmhurst Toyota was proud to sponsor the Talkie Trot 5k Walk and Run. Proceeds from the event benefit children with special speech and language needs, and fund special therapy programs at the Center for Speech and Language Disorders (CSLD) in Lombard, IL. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Earlier this month, Elmhurst Toyota was proud to sponsor the Talkie Trot 5k Walk and Run. The event was originally founded seven years ago as the Brianna and Friends Walk to Talk by Former...

2014-08-26 23:02:16

The audiologists at Virginia Hearing Consultants would like to extend a limited time offer of a complimentary hearing screening to local residents. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 For a limited time, the audiologists at Virginia Hearing Consultants are offering complimentary hearing screenings. A decrease in hearing ability affects each person differently therefore the only way to discover whether an individual has hearing loss is to visit a hearing professional for a complete...

2014-08-21 23:02:38

Hearing Problems Also on the Rise; Early Intervention Critical to Child Development, Academic and Social Success, Says ASHA Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. children, along with a more than 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. The data underscore the importance of early intervention for rising...

2014-08-20 23:06:25

CASE, a speech pathology app by Comprehensive Application Solutions Inc., officially launched in iTunes this week. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 CASE, a speech pathology app created by Comprehensive Application Solutions Inc., officially launched in the iTunes store this week for the iPad, making reporting easier than ever for specialists. CASE is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists working with adults (home care, private practices, rehabilitation facilities) to assist in...

2014-08-11 23:05:21

Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Marianjoy Speech Language Pathologist, Susan Brady, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Susan is one of 38 honorees this year from the 170,000+ members of ASHA. With...

2014-07-31 23:23:30

TALK - A new, portable device to help people with Speech Impairments to communicate like never before. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 TALK is a device which will help those who suffer with various types of speech impairments communicate with people in normal form of speech. When wearing the device, a person can use variations in his breath to spell out letters, convey emotions or feelings or even speak out specific, predefined commands. Using acute sensors and sophisticated...

2014-07-30 23:03:24

STAR Center and Soft Clothing, a manufacturer of clothing specifically for kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder, have teamed up to provide 650 pairs of socks to children with SPD. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) can be overwhelmed because of their difficulty integrating information from their senses. Children with sensory challenges have difficulty when it comes to clothing textures, tags, exposed...

2014-07-15 23:11:45

Dr. Karen Riedel is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 NAPW honors Dr. Karen Riedel, Director of Speech Language Pathology at New York University Medical Center, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Reidel is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in speech pathology. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning...

2014-07-09 23:08:09

The Hearing and Speech Agency is one of five nonprofits in the United States to be selected. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Hearing and Speech Agency (HASA) is one of five winners of Google's Giving Through Glass program to make an impact on their cause. HASA will use Glass to explore, develop and pilot new ways to help individuals who have communication difficulties and to support those who teach and care for them in community, therapeutic and educational settings. The...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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