Speech and Language

Impairment Types

  • May 12th, 2011
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Speech or language impairments are often evident in the following skill areas:

  • Articulation
  • Voice
  • Fluency (i.e., Stuttering or Cluttering)
  • Comprehension and expression of language in oral, written, graphic and manual modalities in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatic aspects of communication
  • Language processing, including pre-literacy and language-based literacy, including phonological awareness and sound segmenting and blending skills
  • Cognitive aspects of communication, such as problems in short term memory, long term memory, and problem solving
  • Establishing augmentative and alternative communication, including developing, selecting, and recommending such systems and devices
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