We experience the world through our senses, through communication. Communication is everything. If you or someone you love is having issues with communication health, we want you to know that there’s help out there.
Speech-language pathologists can help with language, speech and swallowing, and audiologists can help with hearing, balance and auditory disorders such as tinnitus (ringing in the ears). But the first step is up to you; for your child, parent, friend or yourself: being aware of the signs and knowing what to do are your most powerful tools.
All can be associated with stroke, brain tumour or traumatic brain injury. Dysarthria also occurs in cerebral palsy and other degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).