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Neuroplasticity and the Power of Music

Date: January 28, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Articles

I read an article in Toastmaster’s magazine recently about Neuroplasticity.  I immediately took interest as I have been reading about and applying the principles of neuroplasticity for years in my work as a SLP.  Neuroplasticity is the ability the brain has to change, depending on repeated stimulation or exposure to specific experiences or actions.  When…

HR – How You and Your Company Can Benefit from Corporate Speech Training – English Pronunciation Classes

Date: April 9, 2014 Author: admin Categories: Articles, Professional Services

The result of professional speech training can be:   improved speaking confidence clearer english pronunciation more natural speech rhythm improved voice inflection and cadence more effective communication skills as a team member When communication improves in the workplace, relationships and rapport often improve between co-workers, as well as between employees and customers or clients. In…

Music Based Neuroacoustic Stimulation for Sound Brain Fitness

Date: June 18, 2013 Author: admin Categories: Articles, Brain-based programs

Alliance Speech & Language Center is proud to announce that as a longtime provider of Advanced Brain Technology (ABT) products, including The Listening Program® (TLP), we are able to offer their latest cutting edge technology.  ABT develops music-based neuroacoustic products for Sound Brain Fitness for Learning, Communication, Intervention, Wellness and Performance.   Advanced Brain Technology’s…

English Pronunciation Classes – for Business Success and Communication Effectiveness

Date: June 18, 2013 Author: admin Categories: Articles, Professional Services

Are you often misunderstood when talking to coworkers, clients and other business associates?  Do you often have to repeat yourself because of your foreign accent?   Foreign Accent Modification is a series of english pronunciation classes for motivated adults, designed to increase your self-confidence and success in your workplace and social connections by improving your…

Feeding Aversion

Date: August 13, 2012 Author: admin Categories: Articles

For most of us, mealtime is a rewarding and enjoyable time of the day. We look forward to both the food and the social interaction. Imagine walking into your home and smelling fresh cookies baking or soup simmering. You hear the clanking of pots and pans and the whirl of the food processor. You ay…

Bilingualism Development in Children

Date: August 13, 2012 Author: admin Categories: Articles

Providing language learning of 2 or more types for young children present many challenges to families and teachers. As our society becomes more culturally diverse, it becomes more commonplace to see children in a classroom with bilingual development occurring. Generally, the development of two different languages occurring simultaneously occurs in 3 stages. During the first…

Feeding Strategies in Babies with Down Syndrome

Date: August 13, 2012 Author: admin Categories: Articles

Babies with Down Syndrome commonly have developing difficulties with speech and swallowing which may be addressed very early. Your baby is likely to have low oral tone including the muscles of the oral cavity. The lips and tongue are especially at risk to develop less strength that is needed as your baby grows, necessary for…

Untangling spoken words

Date: August 13, 2012 Author: admin Categories: Articles

By Shelley Widhalm – Being able to listen to two conversations at once — an intriguing one filled with gossip and one not so interesting but directed to the listener — might be an inherited skill, according to research by the National Institutes of Health. The listener uses changes in pitch, the direction of sound,…