Checkup Newsroom (speech therapy)

2018
August
09,
2018
| 06:08 PM America/Chicago
I meet new kids every day and very few of them want to talk to me. I’m a speech language pathologist, so you can understand how this complicates my job. I have a few tricks up my sleeve: fun toys, silly pictures, asking them about something they b...
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2017
July
20,
2017
| 06:34 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley Parrott Wheezing, coughing and the struggle to catch a single breath. Sounds like asthma, right? But there may be another cause for respiratory distress in your child: vocal cord dysfunction. Asthma and vocal cord dysfunction (V...
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May
25,
2017
| 04:46 PM America/Chicago
Forget that Nathaniel Adams has a rare genetic diagnosis called Opitz G/BBB syndrome. That’s not who he is. His mom, Crystal, will be the first to tell you her little boy is just "a really cool kid." ...
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April
07,
2017
| 11:47 PM America/Chicago
We’re not breaking up…..are we? Have you ever gotten to a point in doing something so much that you feel like you just need to take a break? No … I’m not talking about marriage. I’m talking more like working out. You know what I mean. You get t...
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2015
August
19,
2015
| 10:11 PM America/Chicago
Who doesn’t love a shoutout from Ronda Rousey? Speech language pathologists sure do, especially when we hear Ronda say this: “Shoutout to all speech therapists. You’re all awesome. And the best thing about my recovery was that I was never allowed to ...
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