Augementative and Alternative Communication Devices (AAC)…What are the options?
AAC devices are used by people who have little to no verbal output of speech. There are many different populations that benefit from AAC devices. Non verbal children with autism,..
June is National Aphasia Awareness Month!
Did you know that June is National Aphasia Awareness month? Aphasia is a disorder that results from damage to the parts of the brain that contain language. Aphasia causes problems..
What is a Tongue Thrust? What causes it?
Tongue thrust, is the process of thrusting the tongue forward and/or sideways against the teeth or in between the teeth while swallowing. A tongue thrust can create lots of orthodontic..
Developmental milestones give doctors, speech therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and so many other professional a time frame to compare every child's development. For speech and language milestones, we focus..
What is Feeding Therapy? Who receives Feeding Therapy?
Since starting work at the Long Island Centers for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy, my family and friends have constantly been asking me one question: What exactly is "feeding therapy"? Feeding therapy..