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By Linda L. Daniel and Sheha V. Bharadwaj
December 23, 2019
The following case study is taken from the new book, Video-Based Aural Rehabilitation Guide: Enhancing Listening and Spoken Language in Children and Adults by Linda Daniel and Sneha V. Bharadwaj. Each chapter in the book concludes with a spotlight on a…
By Sandra Levey, PhD
November 27, 2019
Human language is integrated with a range of neural processes. Language plays a central role in the human brain in: processing color, making judgments, maintaining focus and attention, orientating to time and place, processing and recalling events,…
By Ken Bleile
September 30, 2019
Speech has a dual nature, being both an aspect of language and a channel of communication (Hockett, 1960). The dual nature of speech is important to our profession because it is the basis of the conceptual distinction between phonology and articulation…
By Rene L. Utianski, PhD, CCC-SLP
August 29, 2019
As I now work with patients with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), I find myself reflecting on my initial experiences in helping to diagnose and care for them. Briefly, for those unfamiliar with PPA, it is an umbrella term that captures a heterogeneous…
By Ken Bleile
July 30, 2019
Speech is more than talking. To see this, think of all the things that either you could not accomplish, or could only accomplish with much greater effort, if speech did not exist to convey language. Things that speech facilitates include (yes) talking,…