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Speech Therapy

Speech‐Language Pathology is a health care profession focused on evaluation and treatment of children and adults with speech, language, cognition, and swallowing disorders. Speech‐Language Pathologist are professionals who are specially qualified to work with people who have speech, language, hearing and/or swallowing disorders. Thus, their work in real life encompasses wider aspects of human communication.   […]

By on October 3, 2013 in Speech Therapy

Apraxia

What is Apraxia? Apraxia is a speech disorder in which a person has trouble saying what he or she wants to say correctly or consistently. Many children are able to hear words, and are able to understand what they mean, but they can’t change what they hear into the fine-motor skill of combining consonants and […]

By on January 6, 2014 in Speech Therapy

Articulation & Phonological Delays

What is Articulation? Articulation disorder is the inability to correctly produce speech sounds (phonemes) because of imprecise placement, timing, pressure, speed, or flow of movement of the lips, tongue, or throat. What are some signs of an articulation disorder? An articulation disorder involves problems making sounds. Sounds can be substituted, left off, added or changed. […]

By on October 26, 2013 in Speech Therapy

Augmentative & Alternative Communication

What is Augmentative Communication? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) are the communication methods used to supplement or replace speech or writing for those with impairments in the production or comprehension of spoken or written language. It includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas. […]

By on March 25, 2015 in Speech Therapy