Menlo Park Academy Board of Directors voted to appoint Tara Schmitt as the school’s first head of school this fall.
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Young infants and children are generally more susceptible to ear infections. By the age of 3, about one in 15 children will undergo tube placement for treatment of recurrent and/or painful ear infections, persistent middle ear fluid, or the resultant persistent or fluctuating hearing loss due to fluid. Learn more about the process, including how it lowers the instance of ear infections. ...Read more 0
Commonly referred to as hypernasality, velopharyngeal insufficiency is a resonance disorder (how the cavities of the mouth and nose affect the way speech sounds) that results from too much air moving through the nose during speech. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of this disorder. ...Read more 0
Hearing aids and cochlear implants are both electronic devices that help improve hearing. How they do that is what makes them very different. Although both types of devices work best for people with permanent hearing loss, cochlear implants are traditionally recommended for people with severe to profound hearing loss, while hearing aids are recommended for people with mild to severe hearing loss. Learn more about the differences here. ...Read more 0
More than 3 million Americans stutter, or approximately 1 percent of the population. Learn to separate some common myths from reality when it comes to causes of stuttering and ways to help. In addition, find out several well-known people who stuttered and went on to have successful lives. ...Read more 0
Parents who wonder what they can do to help their child improve their speech and language skills may seek additional private speech therapy to supplement school-based treatment. While this may provide an advantage, it depends on the unique needs of each child. Before determining if your child would benefit from additional speech and language therapy, it's important to know the differences between the two. ...Read more 0