Speech therapy

Learn about the causes of speech defects and the available treatment for both adults and children.

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Babies 0

Late bloomers: when to worry

Posted on 28 October 2016

How can you tell if your child is a late bloomer and whether you should be concerned about a possible medical problem?

Conditions 0

Sign language essentials

Posted on 26 September 2016

September is National Month of Deaf People. This infographic shows you how to sign the South African Sign Language alphabet.

Expert Articles 0

Stuttering through the ages

Posted on 27 February 2014

Stuttering has baffled experts for centuries. So, as you can imagine, there have been some strange theories to explain stuttering and even stranger ideas for fixing it.

Children up to 12 0

Stuttering: what you can do to help

Posted on 9 May 2013

Helpful hints on how you can help someone who stutters.


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  • The only one in Africa and one of only 13 in the world, the P-I BrĂ…nemark Institute of Excellence at Mediclinic Morningside, specialises in facial reconstruction.
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  • Our world-class neonatal units feature high frequency oscillatory ventilators to minimise lung trauma in premature babies.
Expert Articles 0

The effects of stuttering

Posted on 25 April 2013

Here are the effects stuttering may have on adults and children, as well as treatments that could help.

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All about stuttering

Posted on 16 April 2013

Did you know Carly Simon and Bruce Willis stutter? Read on for more information about stuttering.