Department of Speech-Language Pathology News and Updates

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A Gift that Speaks for Itself

Published on in CHOP News


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?

Published on in CCC Connections

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

Published on in CCC Connections

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.