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  • Fluency 101: Stuttering in Adolescents and Adults

    Fluency 101: Stuttering in Adolescents and Adults

    In Part four of our five-part series, we take a deeper look a stuttering, specifically in adolescents and adults. READ MORE>>

  • Fluency 101: Stuttering in Children

    Fluency 101: Stuttering in Children

    Part 3 of our Introduction to Stuttering series takes a deeper look at stuttering in children, including the differences between developmental and persistent stuttering as well as treatment approaches well-suited to young kids. READ MORE>>

  • Spotlight Saturday: Susan Glasgow, Executive Director

    Spotlight Saturday: Susan Glasgow, Executive Director

    Learn more about executive director Susan Glasgow in the first of our #SpotlightSaturday posts.  We interviewed Susan today to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the very first meeting of the Speech Readers' League, which occurred on November 19, 1926. READ MORE>>

  • Trans* Communication

    Trans* Communication

    Why would a trans* individual seek speech therapy? Voice, communication styles, and gender markers in speech all fall under the purview of speech-language pathologists. READ MORE>>

  • 1996 Annual Report #ThrowbackThursday

    1996 Annual Report #ThrowbackThursday

    Today for #ThrowbackThursday we go back twenty years to our 1996 Annual Report. At that time, we served just over 1,400 clients, with over 9,500 sessions. In 2015, HASA served over 4000 clients with over 78,000 appointment hours. Also in 1996, HASA had a revenue and expenditure of $2.9 million and $2.95 million respectively. In 2015, those numbers were respectively $8.46 million and $7.94 million. READ MORE>>

  • Special Needs and Halloween

    Special Needs and Halloween

    The leaves are turning bright colors and falling, there is a crisp chill in the air, and if you yourself haven’t, you know someone who has renewed their addiction to Pumpkin Spiced Lattes. And with autumn, we know that the Halloween season is upon us! READ MORE>>

  • Focusing the Fidget

    Focusing the Fidget

    In my family, we could be sitting around the dinner table and you would see a tremor in our drinks or on our plates. My Mom would hold the table and say, “All right, who’s fidgeting?” Inevitably it was either my brother or me, but on any given day it was a toss-up between all four of us. We were chronic fidgeters, all of us, and the command to “sit still” would only get so far. READ MORE>>

  • Fluency 101: Causes of Stuttering

    Fluency 101: Causes of Stuttering

    In part 2 of our Fluency 101 series, we discuss the potential causes of stuttering. Learn about different types of stuttering, the four factors that contribute to persistent stuttering, and the potential for “spontaneous recovery.”  READ MORE>>

  • Cochlear Implants 2016: Advances in Technology, Candidacy & Outcomes

    Cochlear Implants 2016: Advances in Technology, Candidacy & Outcomes

    Cochlear implant candidacy and outcomes have advanced reflecting technology improvements and better linkage between the surgical intervention and follow-up care. Children and adults with a wider range of hearing loss and other medical issues are now benefiting importantly from traditional cochlear implants as well as hybrid and auditory brainstem implant. READ MORE>>

  • Fall 2016 Newsletter

    Fall 2016 Newsletter

    HASA's Fall 2016 newsletter is hot off the presses!  Read about Susan Glasgow's retirement announcement, our lineup of fall events, information about our 90th anniversary and so much more. If you didn't receive one in your mailbox, you can still READ MORE>>

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