Communication Disorders and Social Security Benefits

By Molly Clarke writer for the Social Security Disability Help blog Communication is a vital part of human life. We use communication to interact, learn, and develop. When a child’s ability to communicate is compromised, he or she may experience certain limitations that can only be corrected with a certain level of personalized support.   Unfortunately, not all families can afford to provide the therapy,… Read More

NutriiVeda Survey For Autism, Apraxia, TBI, ADHD, Seizures

In addition to collecting the anecdotal reports through our network, we have created a survey to collect feedback from parents, professionals and individuals to help provide functional data that can be shared with researchers as we continue in the Pursuit of Research!  Please take a few moments to document your (or your child’s) journey with NutriiVeda here.  We will be sharing the results as… Read More

ADHD and Speech

Since I list ADHD in my top ten reasons to celebrate the book, ‘The Late Talker‘, let’s concentrate on ADHD. Did you know in some samples those with a diagnosis of ADHD have “undiagnosed” speech and language disorders as high as 40% and 50% of the time? As a mom, I have personal experience ( twice ) with late talkers. One of my late… Read More

ADHD and Speech Excerpts

Comorbidity in ADHD and Associated Outcomes by Dennis P. Cantwell, M.D. “…Communication disorders describe developmental speech and/or language disorders. These children have elevated rates of ADHD. It is also clear that children referred for psychiatric problems and given a diagnosis of ADHD have undiagnosed speech and language disorders in a number of cases, as high as 40% and 50% in some samples. The nature… Read More