Conditions For Speech Therapy: Laryngectomy

A speech therapist has a vital role in the pre- and post op management of laryngeal cancer, because Laryngectomy patients have to undergo speech management. So here are some of the things to know about laryngectomy. A Team Approach Firs off, the management of laryngeal cancer requires a team approach. The patient gets to see […]

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Speech Therapy Voice Training For The Laryngectomee

Voice training is done to find an appropriate source of sound production that can be articulated for communication purposes. Criteria for selecting sound source include: degree of tissue loss, esophageal stenosis, physical limitations of the patient; noise level of the patient’s environment; motivation level; and patient’s preference of sound source. Types Of Sound Source There […]

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Acupuncture and Autism

Trials have shown that there is a rise in the amount of children which have been diagnosed with autism. Until now, medical professionals have not yet discovered a remedy for this ailment which is why a number of parents want to experiment with additional forms of treatment and a particular example of this can be acupuncture. […]

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