Entries by Great Speech

Learning Multisyllabic Words with Speech Therapy

Multisyllabic words can pose a great challenge to anyone who may be struggling with their speech and language skills. Once children have mastered producing single-syllable words, their goals may then shift to working on and eventually mastering speaking multisyllabic words. Combining syllables within a word can be challenging, and these speaking skills develop over time, […]

Cigna Speech Therapy

Many people often delay, resist, or ignore seeking support or treatment from healthcare professionals because they don’t know whether these services will be covered by their insurance or will have to be paid for out of pocket. No one should ever miss out on the benefit of incredible resources, because of confusion or uncertainty about […]

Speech Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

What is Huntington’s Disease? Huntington’s disease is a degenerative brain disease that is caused by a defective gene. It affects the center of the brain by damaging nerve cells. The areas that are most significantly impacted by Huntington’s Disease are controlling the movement of the body, cognitive and thinking skills, and mood regulation. Huntington’s Disease […]

How Does Memory Affect Speech?

While speech and memory aren’t exactly directly related, children and adults with language or communication difficulties can also often struggle to recall certain information. This is especially true in cases where challenges with speech are a result of cognitive impairments. There are many strategies and exercises that can be used to help improve speech and […]

What is PROMPT Therapy?

PROMPT therapy is a unique holistic tactile/kinesthetic approach to speech therapy. Therapists use touch cues on the lips, jaws, tongue, and vocal cords. They use this technique to help shape and support proper movement and placement of the vocal organs, known as articulators, and include the lips, tongue, hard palate, and teeth. PROMPT therapy was […]