Center for Childhood Communication Patient Stories
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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.
Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Jake's Story
A cochlear implant allowed Jake to hear sounds he had never heard before, like the flutes in the orchestra, high notes on a piano, and even birds.
Language Delay: Camryn's Story
Camryn found all the help she needed in the CHOP Care Network to overcome a variety of health issues so she can now enjoy preschool like any other 3-year-old.
Stuttering: Liam's Story
Liam didn't start talking until he was 3 years old, and when he finally did, he stuttered.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Seth's Story
Diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech when he was 3 years old, Seth continues weekly speech therapy at CHOP Specialty Care Center in Bucks County, PA.
Hearing Loss: Maggie's Story
Diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss at 20 months old, Maggie's family sought help from CHOP's Center for Childhood Communications.
Profound Deafness and Cochlear Implants: Phoenix's Story
When Phoenix was born profoundly deaf, his family turned to CHOP for help. At age 2 and 5 he received cochlear implants to help him hear.
Prematurity and Hearing Loss: Anna's Story
Born prematurely and with substantial hearing loss, Anna received a cochlear implant at CHOP — opening her world to language.
Stuttering: Calvin's Story
When Calvin didn't grow out of his stuttering after years of speech therapy, his parents sought specialized care from the Stuttering Program at CHOP.
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