Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

The King’s Speech is a Common Problem

It didn’t take the movie “The King’s Speech” to bring the frustration of stuttering to the forefront. What it did is give it a “royal” boost. It also reminded us of the important role a speech therapist can play in remediating this “common” speech dysfluency. What are the signs of stuttering? The signs and symptoms […]

How Does Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Affect Your Speech?

Every year in the United States, approximately 1.7 million cases of traumatic brain injury (also known as TBI) occur. Traumatic brain injuries come with a wide range of symptoms, including changes in consciousness, confusion, vision changes, and changes in speaking ability. Even a very mild traumatic brain injury can have a negative effect on your speaking ability. […]

Leave Your Accent Behind

Everyone has an accent. No matter where you go in life, you take your accent with you. It is part of your personal identity and reflects your unique characteristics and background. Some people have regional accents, like a Southern drawl or the Texas twang. Others have foreign accents which indicate that they were born or […]