Male to Female Voice Therapy: Talking Transgender
Sep19

Male to Female Voice Therapy: Talking Transgender

The general public has a growing awareness of the transgender community since more famous people coming out and sharing about their transition experience. Yet something that often goes unmentioned is that while there are hormones and surgeries available to transgender patients so that they can change their physical appearance, many transgender people, especially those transitioning from male to female, are left with an unchanged...

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Speech Telepractice: Bridging the Gap
Nov23

Speech Telepractice: Bridging the Gap

According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), speech telepractice is “the application of telecommunications technology to the delivery of speech-language pathology and audiology professional services at a distance.” Also known as speech teletherapy, telepractice is an emerging trend that is growing in the field of speech therapy. Utilizing online services, speech-language pathologists can connect...

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Unconventional Therapy: The Arts
Oct14

Unconventional Therapy: The Arts

When it comes to physical therapy there are a lot of techniques available, including techniques that some would even call unconventional therapy. Below we’ve listed 4 types of unconventional therapy that are being used to treat patients across the nation. How many of these unconventional therapy techniques would you use? Unconventional – Role Playing Games (RPG) One registered recreational therapist purchased a...

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Speech Class: Back to School for SLPs
Aug25

Speech Class: Back to School for SLPs

With a new year of speech class just around the corner and having started for some already, it’s time again for many physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists to make their rounds. It may be that you’re considering a career in SLP in a public school setting – here, we’ll lead you through what you’re likely to encounter this 2016-2017 school year. Remarkably, 2 of every 5 Speech Language Pathology jobs are found in...

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A Good Reason to get Back on the Horse
Jul08

A Good Reason to get Back on the Horse

Pet therapy has grown very popular in the past few years. Even college campuses have taken to bringing puppies to destress riddled students during final exams week! Therapy dogs are sweeping the nation and our social feeds with adorable pictures of the amazing emotional (and even physical) healing brought to patients by man’s best friend. The newer form of pet therapy that is starting to gain some real recognition has a much larger...

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Autism and iPads: The Digital Dash for Language Building
Jun16

Autism and iPads: The Digital Dash for Language Building

Raising a Child with Autism in the Digital Age In the United States today, 1 in 68 children are diagnosed somewhere on the autism spectrum. As many as 1.5 million Americans are living with autism, and this population is only expected to increase in the coming decade. To match the rising percentage of the population affected by autism, tech-companies and software developers have been working to provide families with apps able to assist...

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