Brain Injury/Disease

Our Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants are committed to offering innovative programs that are tailored to meet your individual needs by working closely with you, your family and other professionals. 

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Acoustic Neuroma

Pressure from the neuroma can cause hearing loss, ringing in your ear, balance problems, facial numbness or muscle weakness. 

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ALS is a disease that gradually paralyzes the patient as the brain loses its ability to communicate with the muscles of the body.

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Aphasia is a communication problem following a stroke or brain injury that affects the language areas of the brain.

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Brain Aneurysm

An aneurysm in the brain is a bulge or ballooning in a blood vessel of the brain. If the aneurysm gets large enough it can cause pressure on areas...

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Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) or acquired brain injury (ABI) is an injury to the brain caused by trauma to the head or body.

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Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Some individuals with cerebral palsy struggle to control the muscles in their face, throat, neck, head and thorax.

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Cognitive Communication

The term “cognitive communication disorder” may sound intimidating, but it denotes a broad range of problems resulting from an acquired...

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This injury is usually caused by a blow to the head, but can also be caused by shaking or a blow to the upper body. Hanen©

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Multiple Sclerosis

According to the National MS Society located in New York, between 23% and 57% of MS suffers experience speech difficulties.

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