Posts Tagged ‘Speech Therapy’

Better Hearing and Speech Month: It’s all about communication

Communication

May is officially Better Hearing and Speech Month. This is the perfect time to take a moment to think about how communication is essential in day-to-day life. Answering a phone call, listening to a lecture, talking with loved ones, ordering a meal, and laughing at a joke: all of these activities involve communication. Speech, language, hearing, reading,…

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Communication and ALS: The New Frontier

HealthDay News recently discussed a new study that is on the very frontier of utilizing brain imaging to help those with locked-in syndrome communicate. A new development in brain imaging and computer technology may be key in helping people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, communicate while being “locked-in.” Using…

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Great News!

We have had several successful grass roots efforts at the end of 2016! Firstly, HB 350 passed (as an amendment to HB 463), requiring fully insured health insurance plans to cover the treatment of autism. Did you know that Ohio was one of only 6 states left who had NOT passed legislation that required fully insured health insurance…

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Staying Sharp with AARP!

  AARP has just announced its Staying Sharp campaign with a series of tools calibrated to help people exercise their brain health. They help you keep abreast of the latest articles and news on mental health, as well as brain boosting activities and recipes! People can now create an account, take a small assessment, and get specialized…

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“Call, don’t fall!”

As healthcare workers in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home health settings, we are often saying these words to our patients and their families. Some heed our advice, but others just don’t quite believe its a big deal. As advocates, all we can do is educate educate educate, and create a recipe for success that…

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