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Ed Sheeran Speaks Out Stuttering

Ed Sheeran Speaks Out Stuttering

Published: Oct 27th, 2015

  Neurogenic stuttering is an acquired motor speech fluency disorder in which the patient has difficulty producing smooth, rhythmic, and fluent speech. Speech output is characterized by involuntary interruptions, repetitions, […]

Apraxia of Speech: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Apraxia of Speech: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Published: Oct 20th, 2015

Childhood apraxia of speech has recently been in news headlines that detail walks, benefits, and celebrities affected in order to raise awareness and funds for this disorder. Apraxia of speech is a […]

Coach to Cure MD – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Coach to Cure MD – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published: Oct 6th, 2015

On Saturday, September 26, 2015 over 11,000 coaches who are a part of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) agreed to promote Coach To Cure MD. Football coaches nationwide wore […]

A ‘Wave’ of New Technology

A ‘Wave’ of New Technology

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

Often we take the ability to communicate for granted, but there are many individuals who struggle with this everyday task.  Those who suffer from dysarthria know all too well how […]

For Diagnosing Motor Speech Disorders, Perception is Reality

Published: Sep 23rd, 2015

  Speech-language pathologists work with patients having a wide variety of disorders that arise from complications in different structures of the brain and/or muscles.  For example, a person can have […]

Ronda Rousey Raises Awareness for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Ronda Rousey Raises Awareness for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Published: Sep 12th, 2015

When most people think of a mixed martial arts athlete like Ronda Rousey, images of her quick right upper cut and strong physique quickly come to mind. However, what may […]

voice words

SLP graduate student blog

Published: Sep 9th, 2015

Like last year, the blog will provide highlights of the most current and exciting clinical or basic science research findings as they pertain to the speech production, in health or disease.

Speech production: It’s amazing we get it right!

Published: Sep 4th, 2015

Talking is something that is fairly effortless for most people, but have you ever wondered how your speech is actually produced? Speech can be produced at rates of up to six […]

“Psychogenic” speech disorders: is it all in your head?

Published: Aug 10th, 2015

What is a Psychogenic Speech Disorder?  A psychogenic speech disorder can be defined as a broad category of speech disturbances that represent the manifestation of one or more types of […]

The Expanding Field of Voice Modification and Coaching

Published: Mar 20th, 2015

While the thought of voice therapy might mostly bring to mind rehabilitative sessions with those who have lost their voice, the broader field of voice modification has expanded rapidly in the last few decades to accommodate a wide range of patients hoping to make vocal changes through speech-language therapy.