Have you ever come across times when you get particularly nervous, say during a presentation, you find it extra hard to speak smoothly? Most of us may stop at times when we talk, so how do we differentiate between Normal Dysfluency and Stuttering? Are kids struggling with words due to language ability or are they stuttering? Will they naturally outgrow stuttering? How do speech therapists help adults and children who stutter? 大家有否試過在某些時間特別緊張，例如在發佈會中，你覺得難以流暢地說話? 其實每一個人說話時也會有停頓的時候，到底我們如何分辨「口吃」和正常的不流暢呢？ 孩子到底是口吃還是因語言能力較弱而在找字呢？是否長大後自然會沒有口吃的問題？ 言語治療師可以如何幫助受口吃困擾的小孩和成人呢？
A short video on autism for the general public. 近期，我們經常會聽到有關自閉症的案例， 知道自閉症對於患者及家人都會帶來很大的影響和困擾，究竟什麼是自閉症？(0:45) 有什麼病癥會與自閉症會同時出現？(1:21) 自閉症對於語言有影響嗎？(3:06) 如何可以及早發現自閉症傾向？(4:10) 有沒有藥物可以治療自閉症？(5:20) 對於高功能自閉症，大家也有不同的迷思 (2:24)，一起聽聽專家的解說吧！
Stephen Trzeciak was at the top of his game as a research scientist until an unexpected question from his 12-year-old son transformed his life's work. "What is the most pressing problem of our time? Do we really know? And what would happen if we actually did?" In this talk, Trzeciak discusses the erosion of compassion in healthcare, and proposes a new methodology: "compassionomics."
We may not be as deeply divided as we think -- at least when it comes to health, says Rebecca Onie. In a talk that cuts through the noise, Onie shares research that shows how, even across economic, political and racial divides, Americans agree on what they need to live good lives -- and asks both health care providers and patients to focus on what makes us healthy, not what makes us angry.
Ever since Florence Nightingale revolutionized healthcare during the Crimean War by pointing out that infection was killing as many soldiers as bullets, nurses have pushed the envelope of medical practice. But why, asks nurse entrepreneur Rebecca Love, are they rarely involved in the design of healthcare products and workflows? In this passionate talk, she shows why the collective wisdom of nurses, the frontline of medical practice, needs to be incorporated into every stage of healthcare design.
Half the world's population doesn't have access to basic health care. The answer to bridging this divide lies in pharmacies, which Boris A. Hesser believes can be developed into bonafide centers of community care. In this forward-thinking talk, Hesser explains how he and his team are working to bring affordable health care to everyone, everywhere.