What is Dysphonia?
Dysphonia refers to having an abnormal voice which can be described as hoarse, rough, raspy, strained, weak, breathy, or gravely. There can be many causes of dysphonia including muscle tension,..
What is the SOS Approach to Feeding?
In the SOS Approach, the feeding problem is conceptualized as the tip of an iceberg. The child’s difficulties with eating and gaining weight is what everybody sees, but similar to..
What is Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)?
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a speech disorder in which children have difficulty producing the precise movements required for speech production. In children with CAS, the brain has difficulty..
What is Functional Dysphonia?
Dysphonia is a medical term used to describe various voice disorders. Functional dysphonia, specifically, refers to difficulties with voice production in the absence of any anatomical or physiological abnormalities. Some..
What are Vocal Nodules?
Vocal nodules are benign (noncancerous) growths that form on the vocal cords. Over time, these growths become hard and thick, similar to calluses that can form on the hands. Vocal..