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Speech Pathology

The One Surprising Lesson They Never Taught Me at University

Weh Yeoh | Posted 09.03.2015 | Impact
Weh Yeoh

I left university with the notion that large institutions worked methodically on all issues of need in poor countries. When a met Ling, a boy from Cambodia desperately in need of speech therapy services, I discovered that there was a significant need in the developing world being ignored by our world's largest aid organisations.

My Road Back From Chemobrain

Earl Shellner | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Earl Shellner

Cancer rehab has given me my life back. I am no longer afraid to speak with others or give a speech to a room full of people. I still use many of the things I learned from speech therapy and they help me in some way almost every single day.

Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools

Yohuru Williams | Posted 03.04.2015 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Unless lawmakers can be made to understand the critical role these and other educational professionals play in contributing to schools in which we can all be confident and proud, then many of these positions will remain in jeopardy to the detriment of the students and communities they serve.

Word to Your Mom (or Dad)

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 01.06.2013 | Education
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

Delays and disorders of expressive language lead to aggression, fear, isolation and significant frustration. Out of these myriad emotions, a new form of communication emerges, something that is often reminiscent of an ultimate charades fail moment.

Catherine Pearson

Tot Late To Talk? When To Stress | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.03.2011 | Healthy Living

When parents go to New York-based certified speech-language pathologist Tanya Hefets, they are often overcome with fear and frustration. Their son...