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Eating and how can complicate speaking

Posted by Glynnis Dubois on November 26, 2014 12:11 AM

I know that it may sound odd, but chewing and swallowing and speaking are so interrelated that they truly depend on each other. As with so many other developmental milestones, the ability to speak depends on other, earlier changes happening in the mouth. Just as children need to develop the muscle strength and coordination to crawl, climb and cruise before they can walk, a child’s mouth—specifically the tongue and...

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Why audiologists should care about the ten principles of LSLS Auditory-Verbal Therapy

Posted by Stacey Lim on November 11, 2014 12:11 AM

As an individual who has been a recipient of auditory-verbal therapy, I consider myself fortunate to have had an excellent paediatric audiologist who provided my parents – and me – with knowledge about hearing loss, hearing technology, and how to develop spoken language skills. As I’ve joined the audiology profession, I have reflected on the guiding principles of auditory-verbal practice and what role audiologists can play as they serve...

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