Socializing with Aphasia

Each year, about 180,000 people acquire aphasia, which affects their ability to communicate. One of the most common causes of aphasia is stroke. What kinds of aphasia are caused by strokes, and what are the effects on survivors?

Anticipation: Changing the Way We Think about Stuttering

Many people who stutter are able to identify a moment when they know they are about to trip up on a word or phrase. That moment, according to NYU faculty Eric S. Jackson, is called “anticipation” and is largely invisible to other communicators. How can anticipation affect speech and be leveraged to help people who stutter become more comfortable as they speak?

How to Prepare for a Child’s First SLP Visit

Alicia Morrison, professor at Speech@NYU, the online SLP program from NYU Steinhardt, takes a collaborative approach with parents during a child’s first visit to a speech-language pathologist so parents know the steps involved.

Finding Strength in Special Interests: A New Way to Frame Autism

The all-consuming nature of special interests is sometimes viewed as a hindrance to social and communicative development in children with autism – especially in a classroom setting – but speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have the opportunity to change that narrative, framing these interests as an entry point for language-building skills.

How School Clinicians Collaborate to Help Students with Special Needs

Your guide to how a team of teachers, school counselors, parents, and clinicians, such as speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and occupational therapists (OTs), work together to support students with special needs.

Five Things to Consider When Applying to Speech@NYU

Speech@NYU, NYU’s online master of science program in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, offers a rigorous online speech-language pathology (SLP) curriculum, adhering to the same standards of excellence as the on-campus program in preparing aspiring clinicians to pursue licensure as speech-language pathologists (SLPs). If you’re thinking about applying to the online program, below are a few factors to consider.