Center for Childhood Communication Patient Stories

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Voice Loss and Acid Reflux: Kate’s Story

Kate singing

Kate loves to sing. In a scare when she was 16, she experienced bouts of losing her voice. The Pediatric Voice Program at CHOP helped her get her voice, and her dreams, back.

Full Circle: The Patient Is Now an Audiologist

Former patient at graduation in south dakota wearing cap and gown

Nick was a typical teen who didn’t want to be different than his friends, despite his hearing loss. Ten years later, as a CHOP audiologist, he counsels kids to avoid the mistakes he made.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Braylen’s Story


Braylen Clayton was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 2. Today, he is a 7-year-old who loves reading and playing with friends, thanks to intensive teamwork between his parents and experts at CHOP's Center for Childhood Communication and Autism Integrated Care program.