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Gal Levy

Gal Levy, MSc, CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist on staff at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Home Health Services. He is an expert in voice, fluency, dysphagia, cognition and memory disorders with more than 30 years of experience in clinical treatments in the US and Israel. Gal is a member in good standing of ASHA(CCC-SLP), TSHA, ISHLA and The voice Foundation of America.

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 …

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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 …

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