As the nation recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month this May, pediatric based speech-language pathologists at Hennepin Healthcare encourage families and colleagues to learn the signs of communication and feeding disorders. The Hennepin Healthcare Speech-Language Pathology Clinic is located in the Clinic & Specialty Center.
Eleven percent of children 3–6 years of age experience a voice, speech, language, or swallowing disorder. Yet, many families do not know the early signs to look for—a factor that can result in delayed care. Unaddressed, speech and language disorders can affect a child’s success academically and socially. (more…)