communication

Employee wears face mask at work.
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Mark Abrams
June 09, 2020 - 11:46 am
While some coronavirus restrictions have been eased, people still need to wear masks in public and in the workplace. But constantly covering one’s face is taking a social and physical toll on some. Read more here.
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Speech therapy sign
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Lynne Adkins
June 08, 2020 - 2:20 pm
A university in Elkins Park has received a grant to help patients with Parkinson’s disease get the therapy needed to keep their communication skills intact. Read more here.
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A transparent face mask for the deaf
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Kim Glovas
June 03, 2020 - 1:23 pm
Masks have become everyday attire whenever you step outside your house. But for people who are deaf, face coverings create a communication lag, as many rely on reading lips. That’s where the Lambertville Masks Co. comes in. Read more here.
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Telehealth
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KYW Staff
May 19, 2020 - 8:27 pm
If there is a silver lining to COVID-19 — and believe me, one has to look hard for a silver lining — it could be telehealth. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
The school district says it hasn't been able to contact hundreds of students since school buildings closed for the coronavirus. Read more here.
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texting
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
Peer pressure can make it difficult for teens to get out of risky situations. But one simple word or phrase can give them an excuse to leave. Read more here.
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Laptop.
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Lynne Adkins
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We all use Dr. Google to look up ailments and illnesses, and researchers are finding that it's not such a bad habit. The number of Google searches jumped by double digits the week before a person ended up in the emergency room, according to Jeremy Asch, an innovation...
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Dan Scheirenbeck
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2018 - 12:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nine disabled young adults who are transitioning to living independently got a taste of college recently. It was part of a program at Temple University's Institute on Disabilities. It's called ACES, Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports. Russ Goldstein,...
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