Category Archive: Communication Disorders

Oct 04

Speech vs. Language

When you hear someone say “I’m a Speech-Language Pathologist” do you think, aren’t they being repetitive by saying both words: speech and language? I never really thought about the differences until recently. Language is the primary medium of human communication.  It uses socially shared codes to represent concepts we want to convey to each other. …

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Sep 26

Voiceless for a Day

Let me start by saying that I never want to lose my voice again and that I never realized how much I talk in any given day until I lost that privilege. After feeling what it is like to have laryngitis, I learned that verbal communication is extremely difficult to live without. Not impossible, just …

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