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Communication Boards
Communication Boards
Communication boards are used by individuals unable to communicate verbally. This article offers some basic answers to frequently asked questions about communication…...
Family Activities and Speech Disorders
Family Activities and Speech Disorders
Family activities provide fun opportunities for children to practice their speech. Reading aloud, storytelling, public speaking, sing-alongs and acting are just a few…...
Helping Someone Cope With a Speech Disorder
Helping Someone Cope With a Speech Disorder
There are many options for helping someone cope with a speech disorder. Learning more about the disorder, listening respectfully when a loved one speaks, becoming…...
Investigating Sign Language
Investigating Sign Language
Though most commonly known as a means of communication used by those with hearing loss, sign language is also utilised by individuals with speech difficulties and…...
Living with Speech Difficulties
Living with Speech Difficulties
Speech difficulties range from the relatively well-known (stuttering) to those that are less so (apraxia, aphasia and more). This article discusses basic information…...
Questionnaire: Do I Encourage Speech in Public?
Questionnaire: Do I Encourage Speech in Public?
Children may be hesitant to speak in public for any number of reasons, but encouraging such speech will benefit them in the long run. Use this questionnaire to better…...
Questionnaire: Should I See a Speech Therapist?
Questionnaire: Should I See a Speech Therapist?
Many people are unsure if they should see speech therapists for help with their speech problems. This questionnaire helps readers figure out if seeing a speech…...
Speech and Bullying
Speech and Bullying
Unfortunately, a speech difficulty or speech disorder often marks a child out for bullying. This article discusses bullying behaviours, dealing with a bully and how…...
Speech and Public Speaking
Speech and Public Speaking
Public speaking is nerve-wracking for most people, and individuals with speech and/or voice disorders may be even less comfortable speaking before a large crowd. This…...
Speech and Self Esteem
Speech and Self Esteem
Individuals may feel negatively about their speech difficulties or disorders. This article offers advice on boosting self esteem through listening to the speech of…...
Stress Relief and Speech Disorders
Stress Relief and Speech Disorders
Everyone must find their own ways to combat stress in their daily lives, but when it relates to speech difficulties there are some activities which may help....
Support for Speech Disorders
Support for Speech Disorders
Speech disorders are more common than many individuals believe. This article offers basic information on sources of support for speech and language disorders in the…...
The Use of Cued Speech
The Use of Cued Speech
Cued speech is a system of clarifying speech sounds for those who lipread. Handshapes and the location of the hands help to differentiate consonant and vowel sounds,…...
Warming Up Your Voice
Warming Up Your Voice
The voice is a sensitive thing, and there are any number of ways that it can be hurt. This article discusses methods of warming up the voice as well as other ways of…...
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