Entries by Avivit Ben-Aharon

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 […]

A comprehensive guide to the most common speech disorders or speech and language disorders

Speech disorders are no uncommon condition. An estimated 7.5 million Americans have some sort of problem with their speech. These millions of people could have any number of speech conditions ranging from selective mutism to vocal cord damage. There are certain speaking disorders that are more common than others, though. Each disorder has specific causes and symptoms […]

Your Guide to Childen’s Language Disorders

What if you could help your child live a happier and more productive life? This is what all parents want for their children. However, for parents of children with language disorders, it can be often be frustrating to help their children do anything from speak clearly to understanding others. However, the more you know about […]

Six Great Tips for Parents to Promote Back-To-School Success

My children have never had issues transitioning from school to summer vacation. Neither have any of my clients. We all naturally celebrate summer by changing our routine. Camp replaces school, vacations become the norm and homework becomes a distant memory. Until the first official back-to-school notice arrives. It’s a transition for everyone, both mentally and physically, […]

Top 5 Speech Therapy Exercises for Stroke Patients

Each year, almost 800,000 people in the United States suffer from a stroke. Strokes can lead to: Muscle weakness Paralysis Cognitive issues Decreased emotional control Death Another common effect stroke patients experience is speech impairment. There are many forms of speech impairment stroke patients can suffer from, grouped under the general term aphasia. While some stroke patients […]

7 Causes for Different Types of Speech Disorders

Speech disorders can affect anyone at any point in time, no matter their age, race, or gender. We tend to associate speech impediments with young children. After all, nearly 6 million children under the age of 18 have a speech or language disorder. However, speech disorders in adults do exist. It’s estimated that 1 in 10 […]

What Causes Stuttering and How Can You Improve It?

Even as an adult, cruel words said to you by playground bullies decades earlier still has the power to make you cringe. One reason that little kids get bullied is speaking with a stutter. But did you know that approximately 5-10% of all children stutter between the ages of two and six? The condition is more common […]

The Best Treatments for Social Communication Disorders

Social communication is the term used for using language in a social context. This involves social interaction, cognition, and language processing. Communication disorders affect these skills and can prevent you from: being able to communicate effectively understand the perspective of others and respond to verbal and nonverbal social cues. Without the development of these skills, it […]