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  • My Girlfriend Went to a Speech Therapist to Cure Her Vocal Fry
    So I started dating someone, and it’s not going terribly. She’s beautiful, fun to drink with and likes eating steak and watching Tim and Eric. She doesn’t get upset when I say she looks like a Senegal bush baby and behaves like Jabba the Hutt’s tiny henchman Salacious Crumb. She’s younger than I am, and I’ve taken to serenading her with Urge Overkill’s “Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon,” which she hates so much but I guess tolerates because she hasn’t dumped me. These are all good signs!…Read full news
  • Celebrate Better Speech & Hearing Month by Considering Telehealth as an Addition to Your Practice
    Thanks to Marissa for sharing this innovative use of technology for therapy with us today! Marissa A. Barrera, MS, MPhil, MSCS, TSHH, CCC-SLP is the owner of New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology, P.C., a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and Professor of Acquired Motor Speech & Swallowing Disorders. With private practices located in Midtown and on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
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  • Coronavirus Patient’s Fight Doesn’t End After Getting Off A Ventilator, Speech Pathologists Say
    Dr. Marissa Barrera is director of the Speech Pathology Graduate Program at Yeshiva University. “When someone’s on a ventilator, there’s a tube that’s been passed through their mouth through their vocal chords and into their airway,” she told CBS2’s Ali Bauman.Barrera says prolonged ventilator use can strain vocal folds, which affects communication, swallowing and breathing.

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