Nyle DiMarco Named 2023 Recipient of ASHA's Prestigious Annie Glenn Award
Advocate and ambassador for the Deaf community Nyle DiMarco will receive the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) most prestigious public honor, the Annie Glenn Award, at ASHA's annual Convention. ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 6, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Advocate and ambassador... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: AWD DIS Source Type: news

Hero Border Collie saves life of 17-year-old boy who was having a STROKE after waking his parents up in the middle of the night and scratching on their son's door
Gabriel (pictured with his beloved dog) was rushed to the emergency room before severe brain damage occurred and is now undergoing physical and speech therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Great Speech expands in-network speech therapy to federal service members
Military service members and their families in Health Net Federal Services TRICARE West Region will have in-network access to virtual speech therapy. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 17, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

ASHA Joins Nonpartisan Coalition for Trust in Health & amp; Science
Nonprofit Works to Counter the Escalation of Mistrust and Distrust in Health Care, Public Health, and Science ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) announced today that it has joined the Coalition for Trust in Health &... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 27, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: NPT Source Type: news

ASHA Stresses Importance of Diagnosis and Treatment for Balance Problems
Awareness Week Provides Opportunity to Educate About Balance Issues, Which Affect 37 Million Adults Domestically ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With close to 16% of U.S. adults reporting balance issues of some kind, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: FVT Source Type: news

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Announces 2023 Media Champion Award Recipients
ASHA's 2023 Media Champion Award recognizes media outlets, ASHA members, and others for outstanding coverage and outreach about communication disorders and the work of communication professionals. ROCKVILLE, Md. , Aug. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American Speech-Language-Hearing... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: BFA Source Type: news

Watch a person unable to speak for years ‘talk’ using a new brain implant
When it comes to talking, our brain does the heavy lifting. It subconsciously directs the complex coordination of lips, tongue, throat, and jaws we need to pronounce words. And it keeps directing, even in people with paralysis or who are unable to turn these commands into speech. Now, scientists have harnessed this phenomenon to create brain implants that transform this neural activity into text with unprecedented speed and accuracy. In two new studies—both reported today in Nature —the devices enabled two people to “speak” for the first time in more than a decade. The implants produced speech from ...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 23, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

From ‘crisis’ to ‘catastrophe,’ schools scramble once again to find teachers
Vance Varner is heading into another school year desperately searching for teachers and staff members: an English instructor, a special education teacher, a speech therapist. Varner, the superintendent of schools in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, a rural community 30 minutes from the Penn State…#vancevarner #mifflincounty #pennsylvania #pennstate #teachers #markklaisner #edfuller #illinois #fuller #maine (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Michigan Medical Directors Association: Bringing Stakeholders Together to Improve Quality of Care
The Michigan Medical Directors Association (MIMDA) was established in the 1990s. Physicians, advanced practice professionals, physical therapists, practice managers, officers of state councils, facility administrators, speech therapists, and psychologists are welcomed as members. Its mission is dedicated to excellence in patient care and providing education, advocacy, information, and professional development to promote the delivery of quality long-term care medicine. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 1, 2023 Category: Health Management Authors: Cheryl Huckins Tags: AMDA in the States Source Type: news

How John Fetterman Came Out of the Darkness
When he looks back on the past year—a year in which he nearly died, became a U.S. Senator, and nearly died again—it is the debate that John Fetterman identifies as the ­breaking point. “The debate lit the mitch,” he says, then shakes his head in frustration and tries again. The right word is there in his brain, but he struggles to get it out. “Excuse me, that should be lit the mitch—” He stops and tries again. “Lit the match,” he says finally. Oct. 25, 2022: the date is lodged in his mind. “I knew I had to do it,” he tells me. “I knew that the vote...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Molly Ball Tags: Uncategorized Congress Cover Story Exclusive feature uspoliticspolicy Source Type: news

Giving voice to patients with Parkinson ’s
When people with Parkinson ’s disease get a consultation with Kara Simon-Kuhn, they are not seeking support for mobility issues or tremors as one may think. Simon-Kuhn, a speech therapist and certified speech language pathologist with Atrium Health Carolinas Rehabilitation Huntersville, treats an often-overlooked symptom of Parkinson’s: speech problems. Parkinson’s can cause people to speak more softly, sometimes unclearly, presenting challenges far beyond their voices. This was the case for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Combo Speech, Singing Therapy May Have Greater Effect in Parkinson Disease
FRIDAY, June 9, 2023 -- Combining speech therapy with a singing intervention delivered via telerehabilitation seems to have a greater effect for patients with Parkinson disease (PD) with voice deficits, according to a study published online June 7... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 9, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Singing May Help Voice Problems in Parkinson's Patients Singing May Help Voice Problems in Parkinson's Patients
Adding singing, a pleasurable and accessible activity, to speech therapy could improve voice problems in patients with Parkinson ' s disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 7, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Speech therapy center to open near Antique Row district in West Palm Beach
The centers are operated by an expert in autism and speech therapy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 26, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Erik Bojnansky Source Type: news

Predictors of speech language pathology referral following pediatric concussion using a speech language checklist: a brief report - Oldham J, Lent B, Peretiatko S, Dec K.
Speech language pathologists (SLPs) have the training to treat pediatric concussion issues in communication; however, they have traditionally not been included in initial concussion treatment. Despite physician understanding of SLP engagement in traumatic ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news