What is aphasia?

Bruce Willis, the 67-year-old actor mostly known for portraying wisecracking action heroes like John McClane from the Die Hard series, announced his retirement from acting, after being diagnosed with aphasia. Those who worked with him had been aware of a cognitive decline over several years, noticing struggle with his memory and an inability to deliver…

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Speech therapists (speech-language pathologists) on the front lines

Front line workers are overwhelmed treating our COVID afflicted patients. But it’s not just doctors and nurses that are on the front line. Assistants, environmental services and many other specialists are busy treating these patients. Transportation is moving them from one area to the next. And speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are also right there in the…

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Having a voice when disease cuts it short

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month – a time to appreciate and celebrate speech-language pathologists (SLPs), and the field in which they practice. SLPs are experts in communication. They treat common and complex speech and swallowing problems in both children and adults. But diving deep into an amazing spark of technology showcased in the…

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Read Sten’s Story

Think strokes just happen to seniors? A stroke was the last thing healthy Sten Anderson thought would happen to him at the young age of 24.

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