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"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Tinnitus, 4 weeks now

LINK17
  • By LINK17 · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Hearing disorders · 5 replies
  • If anyone is living with this horrid ringing in their head I'd welcome suggestions or comments on how to deal with this. catscan was clear and I've an appt. with an ENT for a hearing test on Fri. Feb.21 ...

Sudden hearing loss

HollyA
  • By HollyA · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with a communication disorder · 3 replies
  • Hello. I just joined here as I wasn't sure where else to go. About 3 months ago I had a lot of fullness in my ears, went to the doctor and was told I had an ear infection, was given an antibiotic. Finished ...

Case study Boy B, language disorder and its genesis Part I

dznrgnsgrl
  • By dznrgnsgrl · New reply April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • My son, boy B was born January 2009. I was induced into labour at 39 weeks 4 days after having a pregnancy of high blood pressure and on that day my blood pressure would not drop despite taking medication ...

6 yr old that doesn't talk

Bigbear6
  • By Bigbear6 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Speech and language disorders · 6 replies
  • "The Below is a discussion that has closed that I would like to comment on. I am going to post my comment in a separate post. I just want the original post to be displayed." By ask123 · February 22, 2012 ...

Temporal Lobe Trama and Language Disorders

dznrgnsgrl
  • By dznrgnsgrl · Posted April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Speech and language disorders · 0 replies
  • Does anyone have any reason to believe their child's or their own language and communication disorders may be related to some head trauma causing a lesion in the temporal lobes? Please read more below ...

Processing disorder

Natalie48
  • By Natalie48 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Speech and language disorders · 7 replies
  • My son has a processing disorder, but I am not sure what category it falls into. He has had speech therapy since he was 2 years old. He is now 8 years old and has trouble making a complete sentence when ...

Primary Progressive Aphasia

op-60-0p
  • By op-60-0p · New reply April 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with a communication disorder · 1 reply
  • My husband, who is 87, was diagnosed with PPA about 18 months ago, but I sense that the condition began almost 3 years ago. We were told that it takes from 2-20 years, with a mean course of 8 years from ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

speach therapy

shaffercfp
  • By shaffercfp · Posted March 10, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • My 7 year old son has been getting articulation therapy since he was four. We adopted from China. He has had three cleft lip and palate surgeries. The speech teacher at Children's Hospital wants him to ...

Daughter with MERLD

Sharondr
  • By Sharondr · New reply March 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Speech and language disorders · 1 reply
  • Would like to know if there is anyone out there with a daughter diagnosed with MERLD. My daughter is 9 years old and she was diagnosed with MERLD last summer. She's also ADHD. I'm looking for support ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

which cochlear

theyrethere24
  • By theyrethere24 · Posted February 12, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • anybody and everybody want to give their thoughts and opinions on what cochlear implant they have...? tried to look up a rating for them to see which was leading but i cant find such a thing... i was ...

Monday Dec 9

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · New reply December 22, 2013
  • Journal · 22 replies
  • Please pray for me. I found on Friday that I have brain lesions and am doing another MRI tomorrow. If it is something; that would explain how I lost two jobs to due memory and cognitive issues. I also ...

Coping with tinnitus

Raebeth
  • By Raebeth · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Discussion in Hearing disorders · 3 replies
  • I have had tinnitus for a few years. Sounds like a million crickets. Sometimes louder the others. If I ever heard real crickets I wouldn't know it. Also some hearing loss. Went to ENT to get hearing tested ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of a Pain-free Night

Khatn
  • By Khatn · New reply November 19, 2013
  • Journal · 61 replies
  • This past week has given me a load of rows to hoe and think about. One week ago, my darling (and she truly is) 2-y-o Maine Coon kitten (don't care if she's 2, she's still my little kitten) came to me ...

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