The school-based speech-language pathologist and students with concussion: an examination of evolving knowledge and confidence - O'Brien KH, Lundine JP, Pei Y, Kemp AM.
This study examines school-based speech-language pathologists' (SLPs') experience, knowledge, and confidence in supporting students as they return to the classroom following concussion, with a particular focus on knowledge of new management guidel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Robbed of the most precious thing': Missile kills Liza, 4 - The Associated Press
VINNYTSIA, Ukraine — Liza, a 4-year-old girl with Down syndrome, was en route to see a speech therapist with her mother in central Ukraine when a Russian missile rained down from the sky. She... #liza #theassociatedpress #vinnytsia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scottsdale medical technology company Aural Analytics lands $1.4M grant
The grant money will help the startup in its mission to create a tool that measures speech signals that could be missed by speech language pathologists using just their ears. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 13, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news

Covid: The number of people being referred to speech therapy DOUBLES after lockdown
THE FULL impact of the coronavirus pandemic has not been felt, not yet. From how people communicate to how they work, the virus has transformed society and affected almost everyone in some way. This includes how they speak. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 22, accused of being 'drunk' at work discovers she actually has EPILEPSY 
Annie Newcomen, a speech therapist from Liverpool, had been suffering from 'episodes' that would cause sudden brain fog and memory loss in the lead up to her diagnosis in March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is Vocal Cord Dysfunction?
Discussion Vocal cord function involves balancing muscular and neuronal functions. The superior laryngeal nerves (SLN) and recurrent laryngeal nerves (RLN) are the main nerves responsible for sensation and motor innervation. There are two sides to the larynx and they operate ipsilaterally, therefore one side can be affected while the other is not. Vocal cord paresis or paralysis are “an impairment of the vocal fold motor function that is caused by nerve or neuromuscular abnormalit[ies].” Paresis involves some maintenance of vocal cord movement while paralysis does not. Paresis is also more of a continuum than a...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 18, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

What It ’s Like Living With Aphasia—and How to Support a Loved One With the Condition
Bruce Willis, the 67-year-old actor and star of classic action movies like Die Hard, is halting his acting career after being diagnosed with the language disorder aphasia. On March 30, his daughter Rumer, ex-wife Demi Moore, and other family members announced the diagnosis on Instagram. “Our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities,” the family wrote. “As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.” [time-brightcove not-tgx=R...
Source: TIME: Health - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

Speech therapy: Covid had 'devastating' effect on children
Children missed "vital development" when speech and language therapy was cancelled, a report says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Patient Hospitalized for 550 Days Finally Returns Home COVID Patient Hospitalized for 550 Days Finally Returns Home
"I lost usage of my hands, of my arms, of everything — my legs — so I had to wait for all that to come back. Do a lot of rehab, speech therapy, learn how to eat, learn how to swallow."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 7, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Scopio Labs scoops up $50M; Expressable rakes in $15M for digital speech therapy and more fundings
Also: VisuWell scores $10 million for its telehealth tool, and Epicore Biosystems  picks up $10 million for its hydration wearable.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 9, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Cognitive-communication complaints and referrals for speech-language pathology services following concussion - O'Brien KH, Wallace T, Kemp AM, Pei Y.
This study investigates whether self-report of communication problems postconcussion may be useful in identifying clients who could benef... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hearing Loss More Common in Older White Adults Versus Blacks
TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 2021 -- The likelihood of hearing loss is nearly double in older White adults versus older Black adults, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. ZhiDi Deng, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Factors associated with suicide ideation of healthcare university students - Sousa GS, Ramos BMD, Tonaco LAB, Reinaldo AMDS, Pereira MO, Botti NCL.
OBJECTIVES: to analyze the factors associated with suicidal ideation in students from healthcare graduation courses. METHODS: quantitative, cross-sectional study, with 251 students from the courses of radiology, speech-language therapy, medicine, n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Center for Hearing & Speech names Cathy Brown as its new executive director
The nonprofit center, founded in 2020, offers hearing, speech, language and screening services to children and adults, regardless of their ability to pay. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Center for Hearing & Speech names Cathy Brown as its new executive director
The nonprofit center, founded in 2020, offers hearing, speech, language and screening services to children and adults, regardless of their ability to pay. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news