Articulation and Phonology Telespeech

What is Anomic Aphasia?

by VocoVision on June 23, 2017

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anomic aphasiaMany people have never heard of anomic aphasia, and yet 180,000 people acquire aphasia each year. When that many people suffering, we really should be talking about it more often. Our goal today is to help you understand it and how it can be helped. [continue reading…]

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Speech Therapy Aids in Reading Skills

by VocoVision on June 16, 2017

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reading speech therapyWhen children are sent to speech therapy, there is often this idea that they only need help with physical speech. Most of these children are special needs and their issues span over every aspect of life. When it comes to reading, these children are also struggling to learn and retain information, let alone find enjoyment in reading. Fortunately, speech pathologists are in the unique position to help them learn to read, read well, and even enjoy it. [continue reading…]

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Stuttering Devices – An Overview

by VocoVision on June 2, 2017

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stuttering devicesStuttering is a speech impediment that can leave one feeling incredibly under-heard. Fortunately, there are devices out there to help those with a stuttering issue. They can be heard and understood with ease and improve their self-esteem in tremendous ways. Today, we are looking at products to tell you what is out there and how they can help you. [continue reading…]

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Top 4 Speech Therapy Mobile Apps for 2017

by VocoVision on April 7, 2017

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speech apps familiesFor parents on the go, and parents who just need a little extra help, mobile apps geared to speech therapy are often a blessing in disguise. It allows your child to utilize a tool and work on speech therapy homework with ease. Often using games and technology can make speech therapy easier, allowing the parent to engage in a fun game with their child. Here are the top speech therapy mobile apps you should be downloading – if you don’t have them already! [continue reading…]

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Benefits of Speech Therapy for Parkinson’s Patients

by VocoVision on February 24, 2017

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parkinsons disease speech therapyParkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that slowly develops as the brain loses the ability to produce the neurotransmitter dopamine. Dopamine plays a major role in rewarding our brains with feel-good chemicals in response to things like sex, motivation, addiction, and attention. It’s also responsible for starting movement and is involved in a host of other bodily functions like nausea, kidney function, and heart function. When dopamine production goes awry in people with Parkinson’s, disease, patients can experience difficulties with movement in different parts of the body: gait, balance, speech, swallowing and digestion. A well-trained speech language pathologist can help to mitigate many of these issues to allow people with Parkinson’s disease to lead fuller lives. [continue reading…]

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New Speech Therapy Tool Invented by Mom

by VocoVision on February 17, 2017

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speech app gemiiniThere’s a new speech therapy tool on the market, but it wasn’t invented by a big company. It was invented by Laura Kasbar, a mother of seven who was frustrated with her children’s lack of progress with traditional speech therapy. Kasbar is the mother of twins who both have autism, and she wanted to figure out a better way to help them learn to speak correctly. [continue reading…]

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Does Your Child Need Speech Therapy?

by VocoVision on February 3, 2017

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child speech therapyMost children make a couple of mistakes when they’re learning how to talk, but what about when mistakes keep happening past the age where it’s normal? Judgment on whether a child’s speech is normal or not can be complicated by the fact that children tend to master different sounds at different ages. Speech sound disorders can include issues with phonological processes (or sound patterns), or articulation (pronouncing sounds). [continue reading…]

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