The Importance of Carryover with Speech Therapy
What is carryover? “Carryover is a client’s ability to take an individual speech skill learned in the therapy room and to apply it broadly in all speaking situations.” Carryover is..
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
The difference between Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and Speech Delay A speech delay involves the “typical” path of childhood speech development, however it occurs at a slower rate. This..
The Importance of Hearing Test
A child with normal hearing develops hearing skills in stages: DetectionChild shows awareness of speech or sound. They detect it but don’t understand what it means. Discrimination Child recognizes that..
Vocal Fold Paralysis
Paresis/paralysis can happen at any age, from birth to advanced age, in males and females, from a variety of causes. The effect on patients could vary greatly, depending on the..
What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Diagnosis is made..