Recent post from Speech Pathology Australia: Cochlear implants assessed for link to speech, language.
Melbourne researchers are developing a way of measuring, for the first time, whether hearing aids and cochlear implants are working when children are too young to speak, by mapping the brain activity of deaf children http://bit.ly/1J2myd0
It’s a common misconception, from outside our profession, that speech pathologists just deal with lisping. However, a speech pathologist impacts on many from all walks of life. The first phase of the Drug Aware branded “Meth Can Take Control’” health campaign was launched 13 December 2015. The video advert shows the effects drug abuse can have – which can lead to speech and communication difficulty. It also features an Association member. The role of speech pathology is diverse and important http://bit.ly/1I7pBR5 (video: Health category - video 1 and 2)