Adult Speech Disorders & Treatment
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Handout about stuttering, perfect for teachers, parents, children, and other SLPs. Basic information that may be beneficial to help a child who stutters learn how to advocate for themselves by providing education about stuttering. Easy tips! Reference provided for more information if professionals o...
In India, people speak two languages. Hence, there are two questions. In which language, therapy is done? Which language will recover faster? Therapy is done in the language that is dominant post aphasia. The language, used by the person often. Usually, it is the native language. Nevertheless, therapy will improve communication.
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that develops gradually. In this blog, we will help you understand the LSVT Program for Parkinson’s Disease. Moreover, Persons with Parkinson’s require speech and swallowing therapy as the disease progresses.
Communication boards are simple means to help a person communicate their needs. In this blog, we will help you make DIY Communication Boards for Persons with Aphasia. Many People with Aphasia find it difficult to communicate due to brain damage. These boards can be very easy, cost-effective, and simple to use. It consists of simple pictures with or without text. The person has to touch or point to the desired picture to say what he/she wants.
In today’s interview series, we bring to you an incredible journey of Ms. Sarah Scott. Ms. Sarah Scott shares her life with Aphasia recovery on her very own YouTube channel. She has thousands of subscribers and loved one’s who support her videos. She lives in the United Kingdom and works with a biopharmaceutical company. We are very delighted to have had this opportunity to chat with her.
A stroke occurs when blood cannot access an area of the brain. This could be because of a blood clot (called an Ischemic stroke) or because of a broken blood vessel (a Hemorrhagic stroke). Strokes can lead to: Paralysis Muscle weakness Cognitive issues Speech and language impairment Decreased emotional control
Aphasia is a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate. It can affect your ability to speak, write and understand language, both verbal and written. Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury. But it can also come on gradually from a slow-growing brain tumour or a disease that causes progressive, permanent damage (degenerative). treatment for aphasia is speech and language therapy.
Speaking clearly helps to convey our thoughts and ideas. Clear speech also helps in establishing social relationships. Speech clarity in adults can be affected by a number of conditions in adults, such as Dysarthria, Facial Paralysis or Paresis, Misarticulation, Weakness of Oral Structures, First Language influence, Hearing loss and also untreated childhood speech/language conditions.