Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

Social Pragmatic Disorder: What you Need to Know About It

If you suspect that your child might have a social pragmatic disorder (or social communication disorder), you probably have a lot of questions. Social pragmatic communication disorder is a diagnosis, and it’s gone by many different names in the past. This disorder is characterized by the difficulty with the use of spoken language in socially […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is Speech Therapy for Autism Effective?

Autism speech therapy can help you or your child become better communicators over time. It is also proven to enhance social skills, attention to detail, and make better learners. To learn more about how autism speech therapy can help you or your loved ones, keep reading this article. The Affect Autism Has on Speech The development of […]