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Aging Voice…Is this normal?

As people age, so does their voicebox, often changing their voice quality. This change in voice due to age is called Presbyphonia. The larynx physically changes as we lose muscle mass, coordination slows, and mucous membranes (e.g. vocal cords) become thin and dry, resulting in voice changes. An aging voice can commonly cause:Decreased ability to

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Aging Voice…Is this normal?

As people age, so does their voicebox, often changing their voice quality. This change in voice due to age is called Presbyphonia. The larynx physically changes as we lose muscle mass, coordination slows, and mucous membranes (e.g. vocal cords) become thin and dry, resulting in voice changes. An aging voice can commonly cause:Decreased ability to

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How To Help A Late Talker

Watching your child’s language skills grow is one of the many joys of parenting. It’s so exciting to see the new phrases and words they learn. Being able to verbally communicate opens a new chapter for you and your child. Maybe you have noticed that your child isn’t speaking as much as their peers, or

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10 Ways to Practice Speech Therapy At Home With Kids

Has your speech therapy been interrupted due to stay-at-home orders or an abrupt switch to virtual learning? The good news is, you have lots of options to keep your progress going with speech therapy activities at home. At Home Speech Therapy Activities for Kids There are tons of easy ways to practice speech and language

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