Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

Communication Is Key: How Learning to Communicate Can Boost Your Child’s Grades

Everyone wants their children to thrive in school, right? Unfortunately, communication difficulties can make that harder. Between 8% and 9% of young children (before first grade) present some form of speech disorder or difficulty. That can be an extra hurdle for a child who already struggles to succeed. Many children struggle to communicate their needs and thoughts […]

9 Exercises to Help Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s

It’s estimated that nearly six million Americans currently have Alzheimer’s disease. While many people may assume that there’s nothing they can do to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s this is actually not the case. There are several brain exercises for seniors as well as younger people that can help keep the mind healthy and sharp. Stimulating the […]

7 Clear Warning Signs of Traumatic Brain Injury

After a car crash or sports injury, you might feel the need to shrug off the pain. Unfortunately, waiting too long to receive treatment could turn a minor knock to the head into a severe brain injury. In fact, there are about 1.7 million cases of traumatic brain injuries each year. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) account for 235,000 […]

7 Easy-To-Follow Tips That Will Help You Stop Stuttering

It’s no secret that most people have insecurities. These are simply characteristics of ourselves that we are self-conscious about. For example, some people are short, while other people hate the color of their hair, while someone else might feel highly insecure about the shape of their nose. Stuttering is something that often causes embarrassment. Fortunately, there […]

6 Strategies to Do Speech Therapy at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Was your child or loved one receiving speech therapy before the coronavirus pandemic? It’s important that they continue with this therapy so they don’t lose ground. Today, telepractice provides an option for face-to-face therapy sessions. One study compared therapy provided in-person to that provided through telepractice. They found that both groups of students made significant speech sound production […]