“No one says, ‘I love having a lisp,’” Dr. Sarah Lockenvitz said. A lisp is common in preschoolers and often recurs when a child loses teeth. In some cases, speech therapy can treat a lisp, but not always. Lockenvitz, assistant professor of speech-language pathology at Missouri State University, studies the life experiences of those with a persistent lisp. “Something as minor … [Read more...] about Lose the lisp with technology and training
We continue to welcome submissions for the CSD Blog. We have so many cool and interesting things, people, and experiences to showcase, nothing is necessarily too big or too small! Here is the submission process: Type your story or experience in a Word document. Title your Word document “LastName_FirstInitial_CSDBlog_Date”. Keep it roughly between 500-1000 words. You can … [Read more...] about Go Baby Go!
Having a stroke or a traumatic brain injury can make you feel like a foreigner in a strange land. Your cognition may still be fully intact, but sometimes you just can’t speak the language. After a stroke, most individuals need speech therapy, which is offered free at Missouri State University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. With this therapy, clients often recoup much of … [Read more...] about Finding your voice again
I [Dr. Lockenvitz] am taking the reins again. Mostly. But first, housekeeping. Submit your CSD-related stories and experiences for our blog! Help me stay organized: Type your story or experience in a Word document. You may include images or whatever, I’ll find a way to make it work! Title your Word document “LastName_FirstInitial_CSDBlog_Date”. Keep it roughly between … [Read more...] about Static Palatography: CSD 210 Tries Something New with Good-Natured Reckless Abandon
Not me [Dr. Lockenvitz]. A fantastic AuD student. I appear to still be rocking the once-a-month-blog-post pace at this point. Send in your submissions - write about whatever you want that is CSD related and share your experiences and thoughts! Help me stay organized: Type your story or experience in a Word document. You may include images or whatever, I'll find a way … [Read more...] about How I Ended Up Here