Department of Speech-Language Pathology News and Updates

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What to Do If Your Child Stutters

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As America is poised to inaugurate a president who stutters, a CHOP speech-language pathologist offers facts about stuttering and advice for caregivers.

CHOP Experts Discuss Tongue-ties

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The Atlantic reports on the spike in tongue-ties found in babies and the surgery that often accompanies.

A Gift that Speaks for Itself

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For Sean Frankel, the challenge of stuttering was the motivating factor that has driven him to work harder and reach higher. A successful real estate developer, Sean has decided to give back to the place that helped him — and his son.

What is Apraxia?

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CAS is a neurologically-based speech disorder in which there is a disruption in the motor planning for speech production, typically without muscle weakness.

Research Helps Kids Reach Potential

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Our team is currently involved in research projects with various CHOP centers including the Early Autism Screening and Identification Clinic, the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, the Newborn and Infant Chronic Lung Disease Center, and the Department of Otolaryngology.