Special Needs

Special Needs

Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center Parent Tip of the Week

Stuttering Awareness Day – Gabby’s Story

October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day. Stuttering affects more than 70 million people worldwide — which is about 1 percent of the population. In the United States, that's over 3 million Americans who stutter. The best prevention tool is early intervention, and Gabby’s story is a perfect example. ...
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What is Dyslexia and How is it Treated?

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of dyslexia, as well as treatment options. ...
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How Hearing Loss Affects Speech-Language Development

The first few years of life are a critical time for speech and language development. Children must be able to hear speech clearly in order to learn language. The earlier hearing loss is identified and treated, the more likely the child will develop speech and language skills on par with children who aren’t experiencing hearing issues. ...
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Helping Children With Special Needs Adjust to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has changed the way we all live and approach our daily lives. For children with special needs, the deviation from their regular schedule and normal daily activities often is much harder to cope with than it is for other children. Learn expert tips to help your child with special needs adapt and succeed in school. ...
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8 Tips for Special Education Success During Remote Learning

For families of children who have special needs, maintaining structure in school days spent at home is important. In fact, it’s one of seven expert back-to-school tips for parents and teachers to find success in remote special education. ...
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7 Ways to Help the Child Who Stutters

Stuttering can become a lifelong part of talking for some people. However, it does not have to interfere with your child’s ability to make friends, participate in the classroom, make good grades, form lasting relationships or achieve career goals. Here are seven ways that parents and family members can help a child who stutters in the comfort of their own home. ...
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LiveSpecial.com 2020-21 Magazine Now Available

Northeast Ohio Parent is proud to partner with National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland in the creation of an annual publication highlighting LiveSpecial.com, plus area organizations who serve individuals with special needs. In the 2020-21 edition, you’ll find features on advocacy and support, travel, technology, people in the region who go above and beyond to support the special needs community, and much more. ...
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Newborn Hearing Testing & Your Baby

Ohio law requires that all hospitals and birthing centers offer the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening before discharge. The methods used are safe, quick and effective. If your child has not passed the screening, it is very important that you take your baby for a diagnostic hearing test by a licensed pediatric audiologist. ...
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Milestones Autism Resources Extends 2020 Virtual National Conference

Milestones Autism Resources is providing extended access to its 2020 National Autism Conference through August 31 for existing registrants and those still interested in registering. ...
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FACEtime for Teens Who Stutter

Stuttering is a communication disorder in which the flow of speech is broken by repetitions, prolongations, or abnormal stoppages of sounds and syllables. FACEtime is a program designed for older children and young teens who stutter and want to communicate more fluently and confidently. ...
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