Occurs when the brain has difficulty interpreting auditory information. The individual may have normal hearing, however, the brain has difficulty recognizing and interpreting sounds.
Involves difficultly producing sounds. Various speech sounds may be substituted, omitted, added or changed. For instance, a child may have difficulty producing the ?s? sound.
Refers to an individual who has difficulty producing sounds, syllables, or words. This difficulty is not caused by muscle weakness or paralysis
Website developed by Dr. James MacDonald to provide parents with information and tools to help their special needs children communicate and socialize. Specifically provides advice geared towards children with Down?s Syndrome, Autism, and Behavioral issues. The Communicating Partners Center is guided by one major belief: that parents are in the best position to make sure […]
We provide free online resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.
Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for children to speak. Children with the diagnosis of apraxia of speech generally have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say. Childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) is a motor speech disorder that makes it difficult for […]
Article published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association explaining the difference between ?Speech? and ?Language?. What Is Speech? What Is Language? Speech and language are different. A person can have problems with one or both. Learn about the difference here. See a speech-language pathologist, or SLP, if you have concerns.