Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

Is Telespeech Fairly Priced and Cost Effective?

A mom recently posted in a Facebook group that she was looking for fair-priced speech therapy for her child. With the proliferation of discount stores, rebates, coupons and senior discounts, we have become very savvy consumers. We want the best price without sacrificing the quality of services. A good “quality” licensed speech therapist, whether they […]

Vocal Nodules: What They Are and How to Deal with Them

Approximately 7.6 percent of the U.S. adult population (17.9 million people) suffers from some kind of voice disorder. There are many different voice disorders one can be diagnosed with, but vocal nodules are one of the most common. If you suspect you have vocal nodules, keep reading to learn more about the condition and how to deal […]

Speech activities that promote communication skills in adults with Autism and Aspergers

Maybe you’re thinking it’s too late for you or a loved one diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to get help with their speech. You’ve heard it’s about time to grow out of it, or that the prime time for language learning is over. They echo these excuses. While these misconceptions are completely understandable, you might not […]

The Latest Scholarship News for Florida Special Needs Kids

Good news for Florida residents! Your child may be eligible for the Gardiner Scholarship. Also known as the PLSA, Personal Learning Scholarship Account, this NEW financial program is designed to better meet the individual educational and therapeutic needs of Florida children with disabilities, ages 3-22 (or 12th grade.) If your child qualifies for the PLSA, you can purchase […]

5 Effective Parkinson’s Speech Therapy Exercises

More than 10 million people all over the world currently live with Parkinson’s disease. If you or someone you love is part of this group, you know how difficult it can be, especially when you begin to struggle with your speech and swallowing abilities. While speech and swallowing problems are common among people with Parkinson’s disease, they […]