To understand and to be understood are essential skills in today’s society. People who have communication difficulties may experience isolation from friends, family, and colleagues and often from education and employment settings as well. Communication disabilities may affect all age groups, from infants to the elderly.

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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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Cluttering is a disruption in speech fluency but is different than stuttering.

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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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Communication Enhancement

This service is sought out by individuals who are wanting to polish or enrich communication skills that they already possess.

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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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Decoding is the ability to sound out words by sound-letter correspondence and blend sounds so that written text can be recognized and interpreted.

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Down Syndrome

Children with Down Syndrome have structural and functional differences which often lead to speech issues.

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