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2014 ASHA Convention
11/20/2014 - 11/22/2014
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Monday, October 20, 2014

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Speech, Language & Swallowing Deficits in a Long-Term Acute Care Setting Q&A with Leigh Anne Baker, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Leigh Ann Baker, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and her master's degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She is a board certified specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders and works at Promise Hospital (www.promise-batonrouge.com... Continue Reading

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Chemical Derived From Broccoli Sprouts Shows Promise In Treating Autism

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts — and best known for claims that it can help prevent certain cancers — may ease classic behavioral symptoms in those with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The s... Continue Reading

Seven Surprising Facts About Stroke

In recognition of World Stroke Day Oct. 29, Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Jose Biller, MD, lists seven surprising things you may not know about strokes. Time is brain. During a stroke, 32,000 brain cells per second (1.9 million per mi... Continue Reading

Study: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Alters Brain Responses To Speech

Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech sounds, according to neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a paper published this week in Ear a... Continue Reading

After A Serious Accident, Motorcyclist Makes Remarkable Progress

After suffering a serious motorcycle accident and undergoing multiple surgeries, Ronald Kirchman spent 10 days in the inpatient rehab unit of Loyola University Medical Center. His left leg was amputated. He had surgery on both elbows and one eyelid.... Continue Reading

Innovative Stroke Patient Management System Cuts Hospital Bed Usage By More Than 25 Percent

An innovative patient management system at the acute stroke unit of Kelowna (BC) General Hospital has reduced the number of stroke patient bed days by more than 25%, according to a study of the system presented at the annual Canadian Stroke Congress ... Continue Reading

Google Glass Software Provides Captions for Hard-of-Hearing Users

A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a... Continue Reading

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