She is the president and founder of DotCom Therapy, an online delivery system for speech and occupational therapy, mental health services and more. DotCom has been recognized by national publications and has given clients around the world access to therapy. Discovering a need Robinson started her career as a speech-language pathologist. In one hospital job, Robinson … [Read more...] about Alumna’s business provides vital speech services
More than 70 million people worldwide have a communication disorder known as stuttering. While stuttering can be overwhelming and embarrassing, there are a number of famous folks who prove it can be overcome. Dr. Klaas Bakker, professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders at Missouri State University, shares more information about the condition with MSN. … [Read more...] about Learning more about stuttering
“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