Why does my child stutter?

Child Stuttering

What is Stuttering? The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) outlines stutterings impact on the the fluency of speech. Typically, stuttering begins during childhood and can lasts throughout a persons life. Disfluencies, or the disruptions in the production of speech sounds, is a key characteristic of the disorder. Most people produce brief disfluencies from time to time, […]

Speech and Language Disorders Increased by 63%

This week, a new study published in the journal “Pediatrics” called “Changing Trends of Childhood Disability, 2001–2011” reported an increase in disabilities associated with speech problems from 2001 through 2011, siting an increase of up to 63%, along with an increase in hearing disabilities of up to 15%. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the study is […]

What does Autism mean to you?

Autism is a developmental disorder, which typically appears in a child’s first three years of life. Diagnosis can come from a speech therapist, wither in a school system or private practice. A child’s diagnosis can range based on its affects on the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills. Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is categorized […]