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How can a Speech Pathologist help me if I have Parkinson’s Disease?

What you need to know about Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is caused by the deterioration of neurons in the brain that produce dopamine, an essential neurotransmitter the controls muscle functions. Parkinson’s is the second most common neurological disease in Australia after dementia, affecting around 100,000 people. Today, 32 Australians will be diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and 1 in 5 of [...]

By |2019-07-17T12:06:15+10:00July 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Child Stutters – What is Stuttering?

My Child Stutters - What is Stuttering? Written by Alexandra Macrae, Speech Pathologist, Southern Highlands Speech Pathology We all have someone who comes to mind who stutters. Whether it be a family member, friend or even a celebrity. Stuttering is a disorder that causes disruption to the rhythm and flow of an individual’s speech. It can impact both children and [...]

By |2019-02-05T17:04:28+11:00February 5th, 2019|Speech Pathology|