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Voice Therapy Helps Transgender Individuals Find Their Identity

Temmermand was on a fifty-year journey of transition from living life as a man into that of a woman.  Although she’d come a long way, she still felt that something was still out-of-place.  Her major concern was her voice.  Her outward appearance was decidedly female, but she felt that her voice was still obviously masculine.  […]

Atypical Brain Development Linked to Stuttering

There have been multiple medical studies conducted on the region of the brain that controls speech in the hopes of discovering a direct cause for stuttering in both adults and children. The more recent research conducted by the University of Alberta suggests a pattern of abnormal development in the grey matter in the Broca’s area […]

Study Conducted to Predict If Child Will Stutter Even Before Talking

The University of Sydney, Australia, is conducting ground-breaking research on a young 17-week old infant in the hopes of finding the cause of stuttering before the child has even learned to speak. 40 babies will take part in the years-long study, but young Levi Crellin will go down in history as the very first to […]

Therapist Spotlight: Ellie Kempe, MA-CCC, Voice and Stuttering Expert

Treating Voice and Stuttering Disorders requires specialized training and expertise. Cassi Alter, MA-CCC, Owner of LA Speech Therapy Solutions, is pleased to welcome Ellie Kempe to her team of therapists.

Ellie Kempe, M.A. CCC-SLP specializes in helping children and adults overcome stuttering and voice challenges. Ellie works from the heart, bringing warmth, caring and a fresh […]

Success in the Year to Come

As 2014 draws to a close, I am so proud of all the progress my young clients have made this year. In particular, I worked with a number of kids who were distorting their ‘s’, ‘sh’, ‘ch’ and ‘j’ sounds. As many therapists will attest, this type of speech problem can be very hard to […]