Encompasses but is not limited to the following:

  • Articulation and/or phonological disorders

  • Speech Motor Planning Disorders/Apraxia

  • Voice Disorders

  • Stuttering

 

Potential Consequences/Impact of Speech Impairment May Include

  • Difficulty expressing need or routine information intelligibly

  • Difficulty communicating intelligibly in order to function at level of independence expected for age

  • Difficulty achieving adequate intelligible speech to reach educational potential

 

Behaviors that may warrant a Speech Evaluation

  • Deomonstrates difficulty being  understood by family and/or caregivers

  • Deomonstrates difficulty correctly producing specific speech sounds

  • Becomes frustrated when not understood

 

 

Services: Speech Therapy