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For Kids With Hearing Issues, Early Intervention Crucial to School Readiness
ASHA Associate Director of Clinical Issues in Speech-Language Pathology Adena Dacy spoke about new findings on the benefits of early intervention programs for children with hearing issues for a HealthDay wire story.

For the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Clear Face Masks Are More Than an Aesthetic Choice 
ASHA Associate Director of Audiology Paul Farrell spoke with Hypebae about options to facilitate communication while wearing face masks.

Healthcare Speech-Language Pathologists: Providing Critical Care on Road to Recovery from COVID-19

Patients recovering from COVID-19 may face complications that require the care of a speech-language pathologist (SLP). Learn how SLPs help patients regain critical functioning skills and quality of life in three key areas: communication, swallowing, and cognition. Learn more about communication disorders and how SLPs can help.

Campaign Spotlight

Identify the Signs Campaign

Identify the Signs aims to educate the public about the warning signs of communication disorders. Speech, language, and hearing disorders are treatable and early detection is a major contributor to speedier recoveries, shortened treatment periods, and reduced costs for individuals and society. Help raise awareness about early intervention with resources from the campaign website. See more campaigns.

Featured Resource

Communicating With Baby

Communicating With Baby: Tips and Milestones From Birth to Age Five
This free digital toolkit for parents, ASHA members, healthcare providers, educators, and others details communication skills that parents should expect to see in their child by age and tips for how to support children’s development through daily reading.

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Joseph Cerquone
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Doug Plesh

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Francine Pierson

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Jeremi Jones

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