What are some speech and language disorders that affect school-aged children?
Speech Sound (Articulation) Disorders: difficulty pronouncing sounds
Language Disorders: difficulty understanding what they hear and/ or expressing themselves with words
Cognitive- Communication Disorders: difficulty with thinking skills including perception, memory, awareness, reasoning, judgment, and imagination
Fluency (Stuttering) Disorders: interruption of the flow of speech that may include hesitations, repetitions, or prolongations of sounds or words.
Voice Disorders: quality of voice that may include hoarseness, nasality, volume