Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

Speech Issues Due to Parkinson’s? How a Speech Language Pathologist Can Help

Approximately 10 million people globally suffer from Parkinson’s disease. If you or someone you love is part of this group, you may want to start working with a speech language pathologist. The sooner you hire a professional, the more improvement you’ll see in your communication abilities. Early intervention is essential for managing all kinds of conditions. Parkinson’s […]

Is ADHD Real? Your Guide To Adult ADHD

In the mid-2000s to the late 2010s, our understanding of ADHD increased tenfold. That understanding led to more people being diagnosed than ever, as physicians had more research-backed criteria to go off of. That increase in diagnoses, however, was questioned by the general public. They felt doctors were over-diagnosing and over-medicating, but they weren’t. In […]

Long-Term Effects of Concussions on the Brain that You Need to Watch For

If you’ve ever had a concussion, you’ve probably felt a little out of sorts for a while — especially if the concussion was mild. Some people experience severe concussions, and multiple ones at that. We know that the body is an incredible machine. It’s capable of healing itself and allowing people to recover from things they’ve never […]

7 Signs Your Child Might Have an Executive Functioning Disorder

Over 4.6 million school-aged children have been diagnosed with some kind of a learning disability. But when your child is one of those millions, it can feel like your world has turned completely upside-down. Perhaps you know that something isn’t quite right with your child’s learning and processing abilities, but you’re struggling to get the correct diagnoses. […]

Your Coronavirus Educational Activity Toolbox: 10 Tips to Help Parents Weather School Closing

School is out. But it’s not a snow day nor a vacation week.  You may be tempted to dump your daily routine and transition to a vacation mentality.  But this coronavirus hiatus from school and work has no definite end date, a cause for anxiety. It’s also an opportunity.  While our older children will be […]

The Top 3 Benefits of Online Speech Therapy During the Coronavirus Outbreak and Flu Season

Coronavirus has been officially declared a pandemic. Schools are closed in some parts of the country. Businesses and healthcare offices may be next. Some consumers are worried they will not be able to access the speech therapy services they need- for themselves or for their family members and they are researching online speech therapy alternatives […]

Changing Voices: Will Yours Change in 2017?

The inaugural parade has had the same voice since Eisenhower. This year it’s changing. Inauguration Day will sound different this year without Charlie Brotman behind the microphone at America’s biggest political extravaganza. The octogenarian has been the official announcer at every inauguration since President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s second term in 1956. That is more than 60 years. This […]