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If you suspect your toddler may be having trouble saying words or phrases or may be having a hard time understanding what you say, an NIU research study may be able to assist. The NIU Speech-Language Pathology program is studying the effectiveness of two language treatments and they are looking for research participants. Children under...
The Northern Illinois University Speech-Language Pathology Program is excited to offer Speech and Language Camps for children ages 3 to 8. These four-week camps are supervised by a licensed speech-language pathologist and are conducted by a team of graduate students enrolled in the NIU Speech-Language Pathology Program. The ON TRACK camps are designed for children...
NIU’s Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is offering free aphasia treatment for people affected by the disorder. According to the National Aphasia Association, aphasia affects over two million Americans. It is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech, and the ability to read or write. Aphasia can affect a person’s ability to speak and...
Are coordination skills the underlying link between language and motor deficits in children with autism? That is one question NIU speech-language pathology assistant professor Allison Gladfelter and physical therapy assistant professor Christina Odeh are looking to answer with their current research study. They are seeking participants for a research study exploring how balance, coordination, language...
NIU’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (from birth through age 22) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational,...
NIU’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is coordinating a support group for caregivers of children (from birth through age 22) with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. This support group will provide caregivers a place to discuss their personal experiences and hear presentations from speakers on topics ranging from educational,...
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One of the few sad sidebars to the Chicago Blackhawks’ run to the 2015 Stanley Cup has been that former Hawks great Stan Mikita has been completely unaware of the excitement. Mikita has been diagnosed with a condition known as Lewy Body Dementia, a brain condition that has robbed him of virtually every memory of his...
NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
Join the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and the NIU Physical Therapy Clinic for their Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Open House Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at the NIU Family Health, Wellness, and Literacy Center located at 3100 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, and will feature guest speakers, STEM...
NIU Speech-Language Pathology
Members of the NIU Speech-Language Pathology faculty and staff are excited to be recognized for their diligent work in the form of a high ranking in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 Best Colleges and Universities listing. NIU’s graduate Speech-Language Pathology program is ranked first in the State of Illinois for master’s-only programs at...
NIU’s Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic will conduct free hearing screenings for all faculty, staff and spouses Tuesday, Oct. 25. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Lincoln Room of the Holmes Student Center. Housed in the College of Health and Human Sciences, the clinic is dedicated to providing evidence-based practice in the...