If you are having trouble speaking, reading, writing, or comprehending, speech therapy will likely be prescribed by your physician. The process to find and secure a speech-language pathologist (SLP), also known as a speech therapist, can be overwhelming. From the time your doctor recommends speech therapy to your first session, you may have questions. You may be wondering, “What is speech therapy for adults like?” and “What should I expect during the first session?” Below we've answered many of common questions to help you navigate your first speech therapy appointment.
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Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects a person’s ability to process and use language. It is a neurological condition caused by damage to the portions of the brain responsible for language, and it does not affect intelligence.
This is a series of blogs that will feature our free SmallTalk apps available for the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® on the App Store®. At Lingraphica, we understand that a communication device may not be a good fit for everyone. This is why we offer a number of products, services and apps for free! We want to be a resource for anyone working hard to improve a speech or cognitive impairment.
We’re big fans of communication devices. Whether it’s a low-tech or high-tech solution, we think everyone should know about these types of devices!
The popular Discovery Channel television show, Mythbusters set out to prove and disprove common myths. During the show’s 13-year run, the hosts have tested plenty of popular myths! Since the show has come to an end without debunking the myths around aphasia, we will gladly take on that task to dispel some of the most common myths about this common language disorder.
TalkPath Therapy offers more than 13,500 speech language and cognitive exercises…for free! This means that the platform addresses your clients’ language and cognitive needs. Here’s what you can expect from TalkPath Therapy!
Happy New Year...and welcome to 2017! Before we close the book on another year, we've rounded up a list of the top five blog posts of 2016 by Lingraphica. Here they are in case you missed them the first time around!
Telepractice is an effective and affordable alternative to traditional speech therapy. With Lingraphica's TalkPath Live our certified speech-language pathologists (SLPs) use a computer, a webcam, and video software to conduct remote speech therapy sessions with clients.
Clinicians, medical professionals, and speech-language pathologists are beginning to quantify patients' progress with numbers, data, and metrics. The trend towards showing improvement or progress is driven by data.
Wow - it's hard to believe another amazing ASHA Convention is in the books! The Mile High City was packed with 14,008 speech-language pathologists (SLPs), audiologists, clinicians, and other speech professionals for five days, and the energy was truly unlimited. Here are some of the highlights.