Speech and Language Disorders

Under IDEA, a speech or language impairent is defined as a communciation disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, language impairment, or voice impairment that adversely affects a chld's educational performance.

Communication: Any exchange of inofrmation between people using common code--words, gestures, symbols, signs, behaviors or sounds.  Communication can be thought of any form of interchanging ideas, feeling ,stories actions, events, and experiences. 

Speech and Language Disorders: Impact a person's ability to talk, understand, read and write. There are many different types and causes for speech and language disorders.

Speech Disorders

Language Disorders

Speech Language Delay vs. Disorder vs. Difference

Resources and Services for Parents and Educators

 

 

Information Gathered by Sydney Weldon and Caitlin Weir- Spring 2014