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24 May

Signs of a Speech-Language Disorder in Children and Adults

  Suspect a Speech or Language Disorder? Here’s What You Need to Know: Signs of a Speech-Language Disorder in Children: • Does not smile or interact with others (birth and older) • Does not babble (4-7 months) • Makes only a few sounds or gestures, like pointing (7-12 months) • Does not understand what others say (7 months-2 years)

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01 May

Pediatric Speech and Audiology Information Session

Join Audiologist, Susan Woods, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA and Speech- Language Pathologist, Laura Chicchi, MS, CCC-SLP For a discussion on the importance of early detection and intervention in children with communication disorders Thursday, May 18th at 7-8:30 pm   Topics that will be covered include: * Signs of communication disorders * Developmental milestones * The importance of

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23 Mar

Are Volume-Limiting Headphones Safe for Your Child?

Some parents, concerned about the potential for noise-induced hearing loss, encourage their children to use volume-limiting headphones when listening to music or watching videos on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. These headphones have volume controls that are purportedly set to go no higher than 85 decibels (dB)—because exposure to sounds at or above 85

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07 Mar

Why “Learn the Signs and “Act Early?”

1 in 4 children, age 0-5 years are at moderate or high risk for developmental, behavioral, or social delay. About 1 in 6 children aged 3-17 has  a developmental disability. About 1 in 68 children has autism spectrum disorder. Severe speech language disorders in young children can negatively  affect later educational achievement, even after intensive

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10 Feb

This Valentine’s Day, do something really audacious…

On February 14th, go ahead and do something really audacious with your sweetheart. Get a hearing test. Sure, getting a hearing test with your honey may not sound all that romantic.  But think again. Here’s what the research shows: We know that unaddressed hearing loss can have a negative effect on many aspects of a

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