Stuttering versus cluttering: What’s the difference

Many of us are familiar with stuttering — that frustrating moment when you’re trying to speak, but the words won’t come out right. But what about cluttering? Cluttering also affects a person’s ability to communicate. Stuttering and cluttering may seem similar, but there are important differences. What is Stuttering? Stuttering is a disruption in the flow of … Continue reading Stuttering versus cluttering: What’s the difference

Empowering your voice: Therapy for vocal cord dysfunction

In 1983, doctors at the National Jewish Center described a condition that has the potential to mimic asthma. Those findings eventually lead to inaccurate diagnosis and inappropriate, potentially harmful treatment. This condition is called Vocal Cord Dysfunction, or VCD. The condition is characterized by vocal cord closure that usually occurs when you are inhaling. This … Continue reading Empowering your voice: Therapy for vocal cord dysfunction

Understanding Autism: The Path to Erasing Stigma

This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding autism. With the uptick in awareness of autism over the past decade, the discussion has also brought with it much confusion. Parents can easily become overwhelmed when trying to process information, so how … Continue reading Understanding Autism: The Path to Erasing Stigma