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New Speech Therapy Tool Invented by Mom

by VocoVision on February 17, 2017

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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How Telespeech Therapy Can Help Dementia Patients

by VocoVision on December 16, 2016

telemedicine dementiaNew research shows using telespeech therapy can help those suffering from dementia improve their ability to recall words previously “lost.” The study, from Northwestern Medicine, discovered that one woman was correctly able to identify the flowers in her garden again, and a man was able to command his dog to heard his sheep on his farm, as well as order his favorite meal at the drive-through of his favorite fast food restaurant. [continue reading…]

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