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01 November, 2016 - Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Deadlines for the SAC student awards are quickly approaching! We are currently accepting submissions for the Isabel Richard Student Paper Awards (deadline December 1, 2016) and peer nominations for the Student Excellence Awards...

02 December, 2016 - CBC

Edmonton will get Canada’s first stroke ambulance in January. The ambulance will have a CT scanner, allowing doctors to quickly assess the treatment needed for someone who has had a stroke. For patients from rural areas who have to travel far to...

02 December, 2016 - The New York Times

A new American study suggests that stroke rates are increasing for people under 55, but are declining for the elderly. Strokes are still much more common in the elderly. Researchers used data from New Jersey on more than 227,000 hospitalizations for...

02 December, 2016 - Macquarie University

A new Australian study shines light on the influence parents can have on the development of their children’s literacy and numeracy skills. While children participating in the study were occupied, their parents and educators did activities related to...

02 December, 2016 - The National Post

Canada’s federal government is considering making sign language Canada’s third official language. This would include American Sign Language and la Langue des signes québécoise. If such legislation were enacted, it would require federal information...

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