Speech and Language Issues

Does your child have difficulty expressing himself verbally? Trouble articulating, finding the right words, or picking up on verbal cues? Many children struggle with speech and language issues. Early intervention and accommodation are very effective and beneficial to these children.

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  • 1.

    Help for Speech Development: 1st Grade

    If your child reaches first grade with a speech problem, whether a lisp or mispronouncing a sound, she should see a...

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    Top 10 Things You Should Know About Children With Specific Language Impairment

    Specific Language Impairment has been actively studied for more than 40 years. Language acquisition is the primary area...

    Source: Merrill Advanced Studies Center
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    Articulation Disorders

    Characteristics Speech production requires that the components of the physical speech mechanism (vocal cords, tongue,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Is My Child Quiet or Could it Be a Disorder?

    One of the most reliable findings in the study of people is that they have varying dispositions. We differ in our energy...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
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    Traumatic Brain Injury

    Susan's Story Susan was 7 years old when she was hit by a car while riding her bike. She broke her arm and leg. She...

    Source: National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
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    Characteristics of Children with Communication Disorders

    Speech Sound Errors There are four basic kinds of speech sound errors: Distortions. A speech sound is distorted when...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Speech or Language Impairments

    Prevalence, Definitions, and Characteristics Individuals classified with speech or language impairments make up 18.6%...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Understanding Language Problems

    Language is a system of symbols that we use to communicate feelings, thoughts, desires, and actions. Language is the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Specific Areas of Speech and Language Development

    When a young child's communication skills are evaluated, the areas discussed below are generally considered to be...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Language Deficits

    Students with learning disabilities often have difficulties with the mechanical and social uses of language (Hallahan...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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