Role of Teletherapy in Speech Therapy during COVID-19 Pandemic

2019 Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) has brought lot of challenges worldwide. Social distancing and Mask has become compulsory to prevent from infection. Teletherapy  has helped to continue with Speech therapy services. Teletherapy for Speech Therapist help to use their time efficiently. Patients can be connected via video-conferencing. Interaction is same as it would be one-to-one communication […]

When to Consult Speech Therapist If child is Stammering

During initial years of life, child’s brain is growing very fast. Initial 2-5 years of life are very crucial for language development. During early years of life, child is processing many new words. Child can get stammering behavior due to increased demand. Nearly 75 percent of pre-school children comes out of stammering as they grow. […]

Importance of Auditory Stimulation in Pre-term babies: What Mothers can do!

When a baby is born pre-term, life becomes very challenging for both baby and parents. Appropriate auditory stimulation becomes utmost important during very early years of life. High risk babies are shifted to NICU where they are suddenly exposed to high level of sounds. Unless there is any congenital abnormality, most infants are able to […]

Hearing Loss: When you should start wearing hearing aids?

Hearing loss is a condition which can occur due to many reasons, since birth to old age. But, solution for every hearing problem is not hearing aids. You should be aware about correct time for hearing aid fitting, when this is the only solution/treatment left based on assessment. CONGENITAL HEARING LOSS If a child is […]

Role of SLPs in Swallowing Rehabilitation

Normal swallowing process requires coordination of muscles and nerves to move solid or liquid from oral cavity to stomach. Swallowing occurs in three stages; oral, pharyngeal and esophageal stage. Speech Language Pathologists are involved in clinical and objective assessment of swallowing process, diagnosis of swallowing problems, planning of swallowing rehabilitation, decision making for starting oral […]

Why you should not buy hearing aids online?

Online shopping has made our lives easier. You can order things with one click. Like other products, people have started comparing costs and purchasing hearing aids online. But, is it right to purchase hearing aids online, while saving time, energy, and money in the short term. You should “NEVER BUY HEARING AIDS ONLINE”, no matter […]