Seeing is Treating – The Opti-Speech Clinical Trial at CHSC By Jennell C. Vick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Executive Director, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center Lips, teeth, and cheeks are the key ingredients of every great smile.  For a speech therapist, however, they get in the way of seeing how the tongue moves during speech.  This creates a challenge … Continue reading Opti-Speech


What is Stuttering?

What is Stuttering? By Michelle Foye MA CCC-SLP Director of Speech Language and Learning Services Stuttering is a communication disorder that can affect children, adults, boys, girls, young, and old.  More than 70 million people worldwide stutter which is 1% of the population.   Stuttering is a disruption in the fluency of speech such as initial … Continue reading What is Stuttering?

Team Fundraising

Each Cleveland Big Wheel Relay team raises a minimum of $400 to participate on race day. Our Big Wheel Relay teams have done some pretty amazing things to meet and exceed the fundraising minimum.... but  we are here to help. The most important step is creating your team page and sharing it immediately with your … Continue reading Team Fundraising

2017 Speech Success Feature

Each year, Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center identifies one success story from each department to highlight. This year the Speech department has selected Elizabeth and her son CJ. Read below to learn about your story. Like any new mother, Elizabeth Picklo was excited about the upcoming birth of her son. She had lots of hopes … Continue reading 2017 Speech Success Feature

Another Success!

  Thank you to everyone who came out on Thursday, April 13 for the Fifth Annual Cleveland Big Wheel Relay Kickoff event. The event was held at Nano Brew on West 25th Street. Thank you to Nano Brew for graciously donating 15% back to Cleveland Big Wheel Relay to give us a jump start on … Continue reading Another Success!