Pediatrics

Supporting a child who stutters

International Stuttering Awareness Day was observed on Saturday, Oct. 22, which makes this a good time to learn about supporting a child who stutters.

Biomedical technology

Social robots have potential to supplement stuttering treatment

Social robots that interact with humans could be a promising new addition to current treatment tools for people who stutter, according to a recent study looking at how the high-tech helpers might be used in clinics.

Neuroscience

The healing power of music for stroke survivors

Julie Stillman was 55 years old when a blood vessel in her brain suddenly burst. The hemorrhagic stroke left her unable to compose a simple sentence—a hard blow for a woman who built a career in book publishing.

Health informatics

Virtual reality to help patients speak up

Immersive virtual reality (VR) technology could help speech pathologists treat communication disorders, according to University of Queensland research.

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