Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-language pathology addresses the fundamental ability for children to communicate effectively, both verbally and non-verbally. Speech-language pathology may improve a child's ability to effectively understand and use language to express thoughts, feelings and needs. Speech-Language Pathologists address articulation difficulties, oral motor, and social communication difficulties.

Speech-Language Pathology within the educational setting may address the following:

• Receptive language
• Expressive language development
• Articulation, voice, fluency
• Verbal apraxia
• Stuttering disorders
• Alternative means of communication
• Improper social use of language
• Language based reading disorders
• Augmentative communication training
• Recommendation of non-verbal communication devices