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By Robyn O'Halloran
February 27, 2020
The ability to communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds with different needs, abilities, values, and preferences is a critical skill for all health care providers. It is also a critical factor in ensuring patient safety, a good…
By Brenda Smith, DMA
January 29, 2020
In American music conservatories and colleges, students aspiring to sing classical music are trained to perform songs and arias composed on texts in English, Italian, German, and French. These young singers must learn to pronounce the texts intelligibly…
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 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…