Many speakers in Canada speak more than one language. Many may be fluent or are just able to understand, there are many levels of language comprehension and fluency. Code-switching is used when a word in one language is inserted into the other language. Children learning two languages may do this and adults often do asContinue reading “Code-Switching in Bilingual Speakers”
FUNetic Friday is here! Topic: Other settings in which SLP’s work with adults and older adults. Today’s topic is looking at the other environments in which SLP’s work other than in pediatric & school settings. SLP’s are a part of the team at every point in life. There is a role in swallowing that canContinue reading “Other Settings in which SLP’s work with Adults and Older Adults”
Another Spooky FUNetic Friday Topic: SLP’s Role in Stroke Recovery Today is World Stroke Day and SLP’s have an important role in contributing to the stroke recovery journey. By providing resources, and various interventions they collaborate with a team of various care professionals they provide support to the individual and their families. Here is a resourceContinue reading “SLP’s Role in Stroke Recovery”
Topic: Language skills that develop while learning how to read. This image shared by Speech and Hearing BC shows us the various cognitive skills that develop alongside reading development. All these skills contribute to comprehending what is being read. Reading and developing vocabulary have a bidirectional association that encourages diversity in the words that childrenContinue reading “Reading Development”
This Fall we are bringing back FUNetic Fridays Topic: Audiology Awareness Audiologists take part in research, early detection, advocacy and so much more! This picture shows just some of the work done by Audiologists that was shared by Audiology Beyond in honor of National Audiology Awareness Month which takes place during October.
Want to learn more about why reading is so beneficial to kids? Check out the KQED article we link here.
Learn more about childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), which is a motor speech impairment where children who are affected have difficulty carrying out the complex motor movements involved in speech.
Computerized Speech Synthesizers are instrumental in giving a voice to individuals with barriers to communication.
If bad enough, COVID-19 often requires patients to use a ventilator to help their breathing. SLPs can help with the swallowing difficulties which appear.
Bilingual children are twice as likely to get misdiagnosed with speech disorders.