How are preschoolers screened for speech, language and communication disorders? Why? Speech Language Pathologist Patricia Ramos Cole shares insights from her 20+ years of conducting screenings for preschoolers.
Articulation is one of the most common speech-language issues in children. If left untreated, it can impact academic and social skills as a child ages. Here is what you need to know about articulation.
A lot of people procrastinate much-needed hearing tests. And there are a lot of reasons for doing so, but toward the top of that list is fear of a hearing aid. That’s according to Laura Lynch, audiologist with the Fairfax County Health Department.
Many parents think of ADHD as a limitation that prevents their child from being successful at school or elsewhere. And, while it certainly can get in the way of learning, it does not need to be a roadblock to their success. Speech Language Pathologist Vinnie Bhalinge shares the role of speech therapy in helping to treat ADHD.
Opioid abuse knows no age limit. The Health Department's director of epidemiology Dr. Ben Schwartz outlines the risks for abuse among older adults, and what you can do to stay off the pathway to addiction.