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Speech Sounds We're Working On by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 12:00am Lily's speech is very clear.  To a familiar listener, there is not much you can't understand.  However, there are a couple of speech sounds that are not quite there yet.  While they seem to all be developmental, there's no harm in starting to work on them now as Lily approaches her third birthday. Phoneme and Age of Acquisition fo ... Read on »
Returning to School Part 1: Cued Speech & Accurate Sound Representation by BionicallyYours Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm So, while I wear my implant all the time, I hear but not HEAR - I only truly understand the environmental noises. And while that is wildly useful (Some noises I've noticed in this past month: oven timer beeping, the door opening signaling the arrival of someone, being able to follow voices in my class discussion) I want MORE. Classes loomed over ... Read on »
Returning to School Part 1: Cued Speech & Accurate Sound Representation by BionicallyYours Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:12am So, while I wear my implant all the time, I hear but not HEAR- I only truly understand the environmental noises. And while that is wildly useful (Some noises I've noticed in this past month: oven timer beeping, the door opening signaling the arrival of someone, being able to follow voices in my class discussion) I want MORE. Classes loomed o ... Read on »
Speech reading and Sounds! by Vivie M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:19am It's been almost three months since my operation , and subsequent activation ( was activated early , four days post op ). And I can't believe it.. With my trusty Widex SensoP I was able to speak on the telephone with my mother and some relatives,few friends. But as speech reading aided me my whole life , and I also was really pleased with my p ... Read on »
A Few Words About Speech Difficulties by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 10:09am Posted on 08/17/10, in , by Parky Bill If you would have asked me a year ago, I would have said that it was my understanding that the only difficulty associated with Parkinson’s disease is the way many Parkies speak softly with whispery, reedy voices.  I never thought I would have a problem with that.  St ... Read on »
Sound all around by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 04 Jun 2012 8:48pm 1 Comment I’m still taking part in a clinical study to improve speech perception by reprogramming my cochlear implant based on pitch. My left cochlear implant’s ability to discriminate speech on its own has jumped from 48% to 70%. My right implant is still a work in progress. Bilaterally, my speech perception score has jumped from 57% to 84%. One of ... Read on »
Letter-sound correspondences: New scanning data by JohnL Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 15 Feb 2010 9:10am A research team in Professor Leo Blomert’s lab at Maastricht University in the Netherlands reported that brain scans of children with and without dyslexia reveal differences when associating letters with sounds. Vera Blau and colleagues studied 34 9-½-year-old children, 18 of whom were identified as having dyslexia. While the children co ... Read on »
Speech-Language Pathology Semi-Annual Evaluation by Drew's Dad . Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:00pm Drew has attended two, hour long, therapy sessions a week since his cochlear implants were activated in June of 2007. He sees a teacher for the Regional Infant Hearing Program, a therpist from the Auditory Oral Children's Center and an SLP from Nationwide Children's Hospital. We attend therapy to learn ways to stimulate Drew's communication ski ... Read on »
Adult acquired speech, language and swallowing disorders by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 9:13am This article discusses speech and language disorders present as a result of a brain injury or progressiveContinuously increasing in extent or severity. neurological Associated with the nervous system and the brain. disorder. This will be of help to anyone whose friend or relative is ... Read on »
Exceptionally Bad Day for the Yibble Bibbles! by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 5:02pm I really need to start coaching myself to slow down when I speak.  I almost lost my temper with myself on a couple different occasions today when I was trying to communicate with my wife — simple topics, nothing too strenuous — and all I could do was babble nonsense. We refer to this as “ neurogenic stuttering ,” which is different from ... Read on »