Digital Health Services Brings Teletherapy to Veterans

by VocoVision on December 15, 2017

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telehealth-veteransTechnology has changed nearly every aspect of our lives, from ordering dinner via our smartphones to making travel arrangements from our iPads; technology doesn’t miss a beat. With the development of digital health services, we can get our annual check-up without stepping foot into a physician’s office.  For veterans, digital health services can help solve barriers to proper health care and necessary therapy services. [continue reading…]

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Beyond Language Delays: Helping ADHD Kids Communicate

by VocoVision on December 8, 2017

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ADHD communicationManaging ADHD is not only about treating impulsivity or attention. ADHD can affect anything that pertains to impulses and planning functions. A child that seems “hyperactive,” inattentive, or unfocused daily may be struggling with directing their brains to focus and sort through the information coming at them. [continue reading…]

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Understanding the Benefits of Group Speech Therapy

by VocoVision on November 24, 2017

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group speech therapyWhether we realize it or not, our speech and social skills are closely linked. The ability to communicate effectively in a social setting is often overlooked but it’s a necessary skill for children to learn. Some children may have no issues playing, sharing, or communicating with classmates and teachers; while other children may have such a difficulty that it inhibits their ability to perform well academically and socially. [continue reading…]

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alzheimers aidsThanks to technology and medical breakthroughs, Alzheimer’s Disease is diagnosed much earlier than it was 15 years ago. For Alzheimer’s patients and their families, this can mean a better quality of life as the disease progresses. As the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease worsen, patients may struggle with episodic memory loss. The goal of the speech-language pathologist is to provide tools and assist the patient with overcoming some of the most frustrating symptoms that impact a patient’s ability to learn and retain information. [continue reading…]

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Busting Speech Therapy Myths

by VocoVision on November 10, 2017

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speech therapy mythsPeople often associate speech therapists as someone who only treats severe speech problems in children, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. A speech therapist reaches beyond speech issues and assists those with language disorders, cognitive disorders, and other communication difficulties.

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teletherapy technologyTeletherapy opens up the world of speech and language support for many students. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), telepractice must include the same service that could be provided during an in-person session. To make sure that this happens, it is essential for speech-language pathologists and participants to have technology which is up to date. [continue reading…]

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speech therapy autismIn Madison, Wisconsin, they are noticing a rise in autism diagnoses. Many states around the country are taking note of the trend and battening down the treatment options that are available. The rise can be attributed to better identification and diagnosis than we had in the past. The more research on the disorder, the more we know about it, and the more we can correctly diagnose a child. Fortunately, the same is true for the variety of treatments that are available. [continue reading…]

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