2 min read How a Speech Pathologist Can Help with Life After a Brain Injury Did you know that 1 in 45 Australian adults have an acquired brain injury (ABI) that restricts their participation in everyday life and involvement in activities that they love doing? An ABI can be caused by accidents, stroke, lack of…Details
2 min read The Flowering Fives – The school journey is just beginning! Half way to ten! Can you believe it? You have watched your youngster blossom into a personality and a self that is unlike any other. Your child should now be stating his or her opinions, thoughts and feelings on various topics -…Details
Most of us stumble over our words sometimes. Our speech is made through a series of coordinated movements in our throat, palate, tongue and lips, so it’s fair enough that things can sometimes misfire.
But while the occasional speech disfluency is normal, if it happens a lot, it may be due to a stutter.Details
Most people are aware of the hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease: tremors, stiffness, and trouble walking.But did you know that up to 90% 1 of people with Parkinson’s also have trouble speaking? Words can be slurred, mumbled, or stammered out in a pattern known as ‘tachyphemia’. Or sometimes a person will speak softly, or with a breathy quality.Details